Why ZomboDB is pretty neat
Sun 30 September 2018
And how to make it play nice with Python.
monero-gui 0.12 static compile for Linux
Sun 13 May 2018
This blog post serves as guideline for compiling a static linux build of the Monero GUI. It is intented for people that want to compile from scratch.
monero-gui Qt development
Sat 18 November 2017
A guide that explains how to contribute to Monero by being an UX developer. In short; monero-gui is a Qt5 application and QML is used to draw *stuff* on the screen. QML is easy to learn.
flask-yoloapi - plugin for
Fri 22 September 2017
Having used multiple API libraries for Flask, I could not find anything that embodied the 'micro-framework' philosophy. I created one.
with SQLAlchemy the right way
Sat 09 September 2017
Many RDBMS do not natively support JSON types. Storing JSON with sqlalchemy can be tricky, but not with this library.
A somewhat useful script to detect marktplaats.nl scammers
Fri 01 September 2017
Marktplaats will not tell you how many people get scammed on a monthly basis, but we can make an estimate by monitoring listings.
query builder in pure Python
Tue 20 June 2017
In January of 2016 I received a coding assessment while applying for a freelance position with a security company.
metadata (audio streams)
Fri 16 June 2017
The Shoutcast Metadata Protocol (a.k.a ICY) is an undocumented 'psuedo-http' protocol which allows radio streams to incorporate metadata into their audio streams.
speld.nl - High traffic
Thu 15 June 2017
De Speld runs on WordPress and that CMS can be notoriously hard to get responsive and quick. On adventure in Wordpress hell.
Mass-scanning a country on port 21
Wed 05 August 2015
The combination of interesting files one can find on public FTP servers plus the technical expertise required to make a decent search engine motivated me to write Findex and ultimately this blogpost.