Bonno working on his laptop whilst sitting on the couch (he was actually really coding while this photo was taken)
Bonno van der Basch

Bonno van der Basch (6)

Hi, I'm Bonno! 👋 I'm a chemist turned devop and I enjoy creating software for both the web and the desktop. Curious about what it is that I do? Feel free to talk to me on Twitter (@DerBonster) or you can check out some business related things about me on LinkedIN (/in/bvdbasch)

Programming Music: Drake Stafford - Sunday

I've recently developed a thing for LoFi hip hop. It never fails to get me into a state of flow ideal for when I'm crunching out code. Even though I'm quite content with the offerings of more established channels like Chillhop Music (my personal…

Generating font awesome PNG files

So… I was in a bind yesterday when I wanted to use one of Font Awesome’s icons as a favicon. Because, you know… I’m all about consistency. Thing is though, it’s not in an image format. Luckily I came across a site that let’s you…

Restoring a BTC 5300C keyboard

I like keyboards. Like... a lot. So whenever I come across a damaged vintage keyboard I check out if it is: A. Salvageable   and B. Interesting enough for me to work on So when I happened to come across a heavily abused BTC 5300C I…

How to solve QNAP disk initialization problems

The backstory Linux and I respect eachother as worthy foes… We have that love/hate realationship that just seems to work. Every now and then I need linux. I simply do… And on those moments we both throw down for a spectacular fight and see who…

Online Favicon Extractor

I found a cool “hidden” feature on the Yandex search engine. It is able to extract the favicon from any domain even if the server hosting the domain does not allow the visitor to do so. Simply click on the link and modify the url…

Nieuwe muis!

Dit is m geworden: de Steelseries Ikari laser! Al lange tijd ben ik op zoek naar de ideale toetsenbord en muis combinatie om mij mee uit te leven. Na een tijd gespeeld te hebben met een standaard Logitech deskset (waar op zich niets mis…