Installing PhpStorm in WSL2 GUI (WSLg)

4th December 2022

Problem Microsoft has introduced some awesome stuff with WSL2 and in particular WSLg (Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI). In my opinion this is the last step needed to make Windows a much more viable environment for…

Feeling out of place

8th February 2019

How do you feel lonely in a world filled with 7.5 billion people? Loneliness is a complicated concept. You can be surrounded by your best friends and be the loneliest person in the world, it's not about being alone or …

How my parents helped me shape my work ethic

21st December 2018

I need to tell you about my parents. My dad was working as a salesman in a photography store back in 1983 while my mom was working with a group of men suffering from a conduct disorder. In 1991 they bought a photograph…

Things I learned doing long-term projects

26th November 2018

In my 7 years of professional web development I've been fortunate enough to experience a few long-term (6+ months) projects from start to finish (does it ever though?). And during these projects I've always stood on t…

WeCamp 2018

17th November 2018

I was lucky enough to be a part of the first edition of WeCamp , organized by my good friends over at Ingewikkeld . The experience was amazing and it motivated to further pursue my career goals. Fast forward to Januar…

File permissions with Docker on Linux

15th November 2018

NOTE: After working with this setup for a while I concluded this wasn't a good solution. It was causing other permission problems and wasn't worth the additional manual actions. I recommend just running chown every no…