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I've been in South Africa for those who know me, and we have been in lockdown since March! (Still ongoing).
Today was the day I was supposed to fly back, but a lockdown in The Netherlands happened... So still in South Africa!
As a celebration, I wanted to share my wins during this lockdown and inspire you. No matter what the situation is, you can make the best of it!
- 💍 I got engaged to Nicole!
- ✍️ I finally started my long-delayed tech blog.
- 👨💻 I managed to get a new job, Which I started on the 1st of October.
- 🐕 We got Yaatree and got her to Dog Manners 1 already.
- 💸 I managed to create an investment portfolio.
- 🤩 Made many new online and offline friends.
- 🧗♂️ We went on many exciting hikes!
- 🏃♂️ Ran 145,3KM, Follow me on Strava.
- 🇿🇦 Launched a Discord for South African Developers
- 🥳 This is my 200th article!
- 🔑 I wrote every single day.
- 💌 234 people subscribed to my mailing list!
- 🕵️♂️ 17,293 Users, with 32,718 Pageviews!
- 🐦 1829 Followers on Twitter
- 📸 627 Followers on Instagram
How did you do it?
I get asked regularly how I get to such consistency, how I come up with articles, etc.
Check out this article on the secret to my writing process.
Top 10 Articles as of today
- Goodbye comments, welcome Webmentions 🙋🏼♂️
- Top 10 Chrome extensions for developers 👀
- I made my website 28ms faster with content-visibility 🤓
- 🛑 Stop using pixels in CSS
- CSS Flip Cards
- 5 full-stack projects to add to your portfolio before 2020 ends 🤯
- Meet Monica Lent, a self-employed software engineer
From the bottom of my heart, thank you all for reading my articles, subscribing to my newsletter, sharing my content.
I will keep posting content and hope to inspire you.
And please stay safe, people!