Hi, I'm Ben 😊
Infrequent notes, technical rabbit holes & strong opinions weakly held.
- I rebuilt this blog with Tropical
- Non-iPhone burst photos in Apple's Photos apps
- A video pipeline for iCloud Photos
- Notes on 2015
- Dutch PHP Conference 2015
- Smarter CSS builds with Webpack
- Testing Flux Stores without Jest
- My CSS in 2014
- BEM modifiers: multiple classes vs @extend
- Alternatives to Compass
- Server-rendered React components in Rails
Frustrated with the priorities and tradeoffs in popular modern static site generators, I made one for building fast, mostly-just-HTML static sites with islands of client-side JS.
A pattern for server rendering pages from JS when using non-JS frameworks like Rails.
A hand-rolled photoblog and an experimental attempt at doing big, beautiful photo stories faster, better and simpler than the big publishing platforms.