Author Archives for Bas van Essen

About Bas van Essen

Bas van Essen is evangelist @ developer platform Jexia. Previously, he was evangelist @ Speakap and Savedo. He also works as a contributor for Computerworld.

React Hooks interview swizec teller

Why React’s alpha feature Hooks is awesome

January 3, 2019 5:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Looking to the enthusiasm for React's new feature Hooks, that rids our JS codebase of classes, it will seemingly also appeal many new users in 2019. React + D3v4 author Swizec Teller elaborates on the value of the feature, joining our live interview channel within the React Brasil Slack community.


dependency injection in Golang

‘Dependency injection containers will never really become a thing in Go’

November 29, 2018 10:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A dependency injection container helps you to avoid manual wiring the dependencies. Yet still, there's a debate whether containers are a natural fit to Go, as it provides an idiom that lets you completely reach the same goals in your own codebase. And now there's Wire, a new DIC from the Go team. Go engineer Márk Sági-Kazár discusses the topic.


Laurens van Geffen director Superbuddy

How culture can overcome a startup’s outsider position

November 21, 2018 4:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

They are plodding around in no man’s land. That is what startup founders in the Dutch urban districts might think about Laurens van Geffen’s and Tim van den Heuvel’s efforts to build Superbuddy in the distant town of Zwolle. But they seem to rightly believe that culture drives the performance and satisfaction of their software engineers.