About me

I am a full-stack developer, freedom & privacy advocate and audiophile based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

My skills

I am proficient in the following programming languages and systems:

I am familiar with the following concepts and protocols:

My tools

A carpenter uses hammers and various other physical tools, which make him faster, more precise and generally do better work. A software developer's toolchain takes shape in the programs they use. These are some of the incredible programs in my arsenal, click on the name to learn more:


Debian is arguably one of the best GNU/Linux operating systems. It is versatile, stable, and good-looking. It has served as my daily driver for a long while now.

Debian 11 (Bullseye) - GNOME desktop

KDE Plasma

For a beautiful, sleek and customisable desktop environment. KDE allows me to optimise my workflow without hassle, which increases productivity.

KDE Plasma 5.21 Plasma dark screenshot


A version of Visual Studio Code without the non-free license, tracking or telemetry. This is my preferred text editor and IDE.

It is the main program I use when developing software, since it contains a code editor, Git client, syntax highlighting and many other useful features.

VSCodium official screenshot


Git is a widely-used version control system for code management. It was created by Linus Torvalds, who also made the Linux kernel.

Git operations


"Forgejo is a self-hosted lightweight software forge. Easy to install and low maintenance, it just does the job.". Forgejo serves as a Git repository server that keeps the code safe.

Forgejo screenshot dark mode


A cross-platform, free and open source password manager. Bitwarden is a true recommendation for anyone, because everyone could use a good password manager.

Bitwarden Desktop MacOS


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