I live in Hilversum (near Amsterdam), the Netherlands. I have been a webdeveloper since 1995 and I am a freelance webdeveloper since 2000. On this page you'll find links to pages I made in my spare time.
Weblog about webdevelopment
As a webdeveloper is regularly stumble on things which might be interesting for other webdevelopers. I write them down on my homepage.
After developing web sites for years, I thought it would be fun to delve into Windows programming. The result is the freeware program FontList. It creates a HTML-file, so you can easily see all your installed fonts in your web browser.
Game of Life
John Conway's Game of Life is not really a game. It's a system of cells that can die or multiply depending on the number of neighbour cells. That way the system evolves to different patterns. A kind of artificial life, actually.
I wrote two Firefox extensions. With View Cookies, you can see which cookies a server stored on your computer. With Tweak Network, you can tweak hidden network settings to improve page loading times.
I like travelling and photography. Why not combine them? Take a look at the photo's I made in Mali in 1999.
PHP still not good enough
Having programmed in PHP for six years, I learned some serious weaknesses of the language. For very simple websites PHP is fine, but you have to think hard before creating a large website with PHP.
Executing Java programs in Windows is not as easy as starting ordinary programs. To make executing Java programs user friendly, I wrote Jarx.
Cream pie for Bill
Monopolies are bad. And when a monopolist misuses its power and acts like nothing is wrong, then you might want to get a cream pie and...
Tea Tricks, a Tetris-clone is a simple game yet very addictive. Research shows this is especially true for women. They have a strong urge to order things.
You want to know the features of your browser? Or do you, as a web developer, want to know which browser your complaining visitor is using? And with which settings? Browserreport gives an overview of all the settings of your browser.