Readable code is maintainable code

In this post, I will go over some of the rules that you can apply to improve your code. All code samples are Javascript.

I find that Readable code is maintainable code.
The goal for me as a developer is to write quality code. Every developer on the team, despite…


In combination with creating value for your users.

A developer that creates a secure environment for his platform.

As we all know security is an important part of the internet. The amount of websites created are increasing every day. According to internetlivestats, there are over 1.8 billion websites online with less than 200 million active ones. These websites are not always secure. If you take a look at…


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Since I’m using Todoist as my main todo app, it improved my productivity and helped me to reduce my stress levels.

You might think, how can a todo app reduce…


The list of rules that I applied to become a complete developer at the start of my career

A short backstory

Two and a half years ago I started working my first full-time job as a software developer. I had a bachelors degree in Application Development and some
experience in creating websites for small companies as a side hustle during my time as a student.

Before starting my internship at my…


Since I started my job in 2018, I had some bad days, but up until this day I love my job. Before I picked this job I had the opportunity to earn more at different companies. However, I’m glad that I never took on any of those jobs. My current…


I started writing this blog because of one very complicated but important question.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
~ every interviewer or manager ever

My answer to this question was something like this: I want to be a full-stack developer that can create a deployment pipeline for…


As you might know, I’m a young developer. In my early days, I always thought that working as long as possible was the way to achieve my goals. And in a way, it helped me a lot, but there is a downside to this approach. You tend to burn out…


After a couple of months of writing on Medium and Dev, I started to think about building my own blog. As a developer, I love to build things myself. But after a while of building my own blog, I realised that this approach would take a huge amount of time…


When you’re looking at social media posts, people are sharing many URL’s, blog posts, etc… But I feel that people forget to analyse these clicks. When you’re using the non-premium LinkedIn you get insights into how many people have seen your posts, but no indication of any clicks. …


So I used to tell myself that I should read more non-fiction books. But it never happened and here's why...

I don't like reading things that are longer than 15 minutes. Ever since I was young, I thought reading books was a waste of time. The subjects that were offered…

Joachim Zeelmaekers

Passionate Javascript/Typescript developer | Clean code fanatic | Trying to become a productivity guru | Sharing knowledge is part of the process

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