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My 2015

I haven’t written end of year accounts regularly but this time I thought I’d write one for 2015.

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Fluid Responsive Grid

There are many grid generators and frameworks out there. Many of them are really good. Most of them use a hardcoded number of columns (8, 12, 16 or whatever) with dummy “.grid-x” classes. I don’t want that.

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Accessible Patterns

Finding accessible jQuery plugins for common user interface patterns is not always easy. There are thousands of great plugins out there, but few of them have core accessibility support built in.

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2009 is here!

It's already 2009 -- time sure flies! I thought I'd pick out some personal highlights of the passed year, in no particular order.

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Pekka Pohjola

One the greatest Finnish musicians and composers, Pekka Pohjola, has passed away. Thank you for the joy you brought to the world - R.I.P.!

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Car-free Sunday

Today, on a sunny Sunday, Brussels feels like a perfect place to be in. There are just a few cars around as only public transport, taxis and emergency vehicles are allowed to enter the city streets.

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New year, new job

Happy New Year! To kick off 2008, I thought I’d write a few words about blogging (and social networking). I’ve got a new job too, but more on that later. First of all, I find it difficult to post here regularly.

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Brussels restaurant guide

Lists are nice. I’m a big fan of “best of” lists as they help me keep things in one place for future reference. By viewing lists compiled by other people you can get new ideas and refine your own lists. It’s fun and useful.

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I love Göteborg

A few days ago, I came back from a trip to Sweden. After a couple of days in Helsingborg (a nice town with beautiful seafront!), I continued to Gothenburg. I still have a very special relation to that city; after all, it’s the city where I lived in the nineties (as exchange student).

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Belgium, a united nation

People in Belgium live in two (or more) different worlds. Some even say they don’t want to live in the same country with the rest of its population. Or is it only something the national media and some crazy politicians want us to believe?

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Our man in Brussels

I thought I’d share some personal observations and impressions about living in Brussels. But first, let me make myself clear that I’m only talking about the city and people of Brussels, not Belgium as a whole.

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