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Quick tools with VueJS

Feb 25, 2018 • Last updated: Jan 12, 2019

I used to write down the total number of tasks in a row in Excel and add a row for my done tasks. I would add a ratio row and do the math to see my progress. That setup is flexible and worked pretty well, but it looked boring. Well, just like an Excel...


Host Jigsaw static content on Netlify

Feb 22, 2018 • Last updated: Jan 12, 2019

Jigsaw is a very lean static page generator and especially easy to learn for everyone familiar with Laravel and its blade templating language. netlify is a fantastic host for static pages with a generous free tier and nice tooling. One of the coolest...


Generate PDF invoices from Markdown using Pandoc

Jan 9, 2017 • Last updated: Jan 5, 2019

TL;DR: You can use Pandoc with wkthmltopdf to generate nice-looking PDF invoices from Markdown files. I love simplicity, structure and I like good design. When it comes to invoices or other formal documents that you need to generate as a freelancer...


Use Dash snippets for frequently-used text

Jan 6, 2017 • Last updated: Jan 6, 2017

If you are like me, you get a lot of business and personal mail. Often the answer is repeated over and over. When I lived in Istanbul, my friends (and even their friends) asked me for trip advice, other friends want to start learning to code and ask me...