Hire Me

After a long time of hard consideration I decided to leave my current job. It’s an awesome place to work at and the management couldn’t be better, but I feel like I am moving in a different direction.

That said: I am looking for a new job.

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Moving Gaya Design to Gaya Ninja Blog

Since 2008 I’ve been blogging with the name “Gaya Design”. Which is pretty weird since I am not even blogging about design and am not professionally a designer. It was time to make a move to a different domain and operate with a new name.

I am very proud to introduce to you: Gaya Ninja Blog.

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Make Developing Front-end Projects in WordPress Work

Working as a front-end developer should be a job where you worry about the stuff you’re good at: creating HTML, CSS and JavaScript. In a perfect setting you don’t have to worry about the CMS or framework the website / app is going to use.
When the team chooses to use WordPress, you might be in for a struggle though. Separation between front and back-end development in WordPress is quite vague and is smeared all over the place.

This article is aimed to convince you why WordPress is bad to front-end developers, what has to be done about it, and finally how a better way of developing can be achieved.

Make Developing Front-end Projects in WordPress Work

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Simple Node.js web server on DigitalOcean

With DigitalOcean you can deploy your very own cloud based server in a very short time. This makes is perfect for hosting web apps. You can use Node.js to run as a web server and serve files and responses to the client. Setting up a Node.js powered web server is relatively easy when using DigitalOcean.

In this article I’ll guide you from setting up a DigitalOcean droplet to running a simple HTTP static file server in Node.js.

Simple Node.js web server on DigitalOcean

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MarkPress: Markdown powered journal for WordPress

Markdown is used to quickly write a styled document with a simple syntax, great for taking notes or writing journals. MarkPress allows you to turn your WordPress install into an App to easily write and store Markdown notes.

MarkPress: Markdown powered journal for WordPress

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