Welcome to my weblog - here you can find articles that I find interesting, things that I found out or just general talk.

I try to regularly post something here and I hope you’ll find something interesting here.

Most articles are in English, but you might be able to find a few in Dutch as well.

Retrospective: May 2024

My first retrospective month. I did some cool stuff in May!

On redesigning my website and frameworks

Bring out the paint and a sledgehammer, changes are coming!

Sending an attachment using the Postal API

Who doesn't hate half documented API's?

Analyzing malware

A few days ago, somebody tried to spread malware using my website Guild Wars Legacy. I did not take kindly to that and decided to analyze the malware.

Minifying the Guild Wars Guru archive

Years ago, Guild Wars Guru stopped and we started hosting a downloaded version of it. It's huge, and this is how I'm minifying it.

A complete overview of securing Wordpress

Securing WordPress is very important - I'll talk you through it on this post.

UPDATED: Retrospective: Theme park season 2020

My doom post, now less doom!.

Moving Over to Ubuntu 20.04

With Ubuntu 20.04 LTS out in the wild, I had to go ahead and use it.

ChatFilter: a GuildWars Tool

For the 15th birthday of GuildWars, I go back in my youth. And finally, I also wrote a tool for it.

Retrospective: Theme park season 2019

I went to a few theme parks this year. And I kept the data - nice graphs inside!

Fixing high internal network latency on Mac OS

I ran into a nasty issue with my Mac at work, with high latency in my internal network. This is how to fix it.


It's strange how small things can turn out to be a lot more than you expected.

Layout Updates

Just a little notice that some major updates to the theme have rolled out. Nothing too spectacular, but nice refinements.. And now, half a year later, some further improvements are slowly rolling out.

Versio gaat als een speer

Another post in Dutch, you might not understand it if you don't speak Dutch. A rant about the Dutch hosting provider Versio raising its prices significantly.

Why Guild Wars Legacy is switching over to Woltlab Suite (coming from MyBB)

Almost an entire essay explaining the move of Guild Wars Legacy from MyBB to Woltlab Suite Forum - what were the reasons, why did we pick Woltlab and a lot more.

En nu Nederlands

The first post on my blog in Dutch - so you might not understand it. Just some background information about what I'm planning for this blog.

The first blog

The first post on my blog, and I'm not really good in first posts, so expect a lot of rambling and random things. In other words, the things you visit this site for..