Robin van der Vleuten

This is a collection of articles I've written.

  • 16 January 2017 on Medium

    How I started thinking about my styles

    If I had received a dollar for each time I intend to write the most maintainable CSS I had ever seen… We’ve all been there as front-end developers, right? Read more

  • 11 April 2016 on Medium

    Polymorphic JS rendering in PHP with Lambda

    As a web developer you’ve must came across the term Polymorphic Javascript, or Universal Javascript as some may prefer to call it. The technique behind it is even mentioned as “The Future of web apps”. So even for the PHP community it is hard to not stumble upon any buzz around it. Read more

  • 12 December 2015 on Medium

    Handle authenticated users in Behat/Mink

    If you use Behat in combination with Mink, you can test the behaviour of your application in the browser. It simulates the interaction between users and your application. But what if you have any authentication mechanism in your application, do you need to go through the login form in any test? The answer is no. And in this article I’ll explain how. Read more

  • 11 December 2015 on Medium

    Running Hapi with Passenger on Heroku

    If you have ever ran Node.js in production, you’ll know how hard it is to tweak everything correctly according to the server it’s running on. So a little bit of help in this is always welcome. Read more