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Developer (mostly front-end) from The Netherlands who focusus on writing clean and efficient code using the latest techniques. Big fan of HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and PHP.
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Dirk Groenen

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Recent posts and projects

How to setup an autoresponder for Postfix with Goldfish

Recently I needed to add an autoresponder to my mail server which would automatically respond to emails. In my case I’m running a setup with the following packages:

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Setup a stunning Nginx PHP5-FPM cache with FastCGI

Besides my love for developing I’m also a pretty big fan of servers. I think that at least every back- and front-end developer should know the basics about web servers. A bit like the opinion of how every front-end designer should at least know a bit about HTML and CSS.

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The next level Mopidy music client

In 2013 I moved to a new place and one of the things I definitely wanted in my new apartment was something that would enable me to control my music anywhere in the place. Of course, the first thing I thought about was Sony’s Sonos, but looking at those prices and that awful interface I almost died. Lucky as I am I’ve chosen the road of being a developer. So why not just create my own system?!

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SVGMagic: Automated SVG fallback

When you’re working with responsive web designs and retina-displays SVG graphics are absolutely indispensable. However, fall-back solutions often put you on a lot of extra work. With SVGmagic I wanted to create a plugin that does all the fallback work, so I could just focus on the SVG images.

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