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Joining Google!

Published on in Google Chrome, Personal, tech.

I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be joining Google as a Software Engineer on the Google Chrome team!

Starting mid June, I’ll be working with the guys over at Google London to improve the browser, WebKit and related products. As my passion for both Google Chrome and WebKit has become quite obvious over the past year, I can’t wait to get started on my new position. Since I’m currently living in the Netherlands, this also means that I’ll be moving to London and the United Kingdom.

While this is an amazing opportunity that I’m definitely looking forward to, there’s a lot I have to leave behind. Besides friends and family, I will no longer be the Technical Director at videobankonline, a great company I co-founded. While I can no longer be an active volunteer at Fronteers, the association for Dutch front-end developers, I’ll finish my role in this year’s conference’s committee and will host an HTML5-course in May.

I certainly intend to continue writing last week posts on my blog, but the set up is going to change. Right now I have the liberty to write about anything I find, seeing that I don’t have access to internal information. As this is going to change, I’ll have to be a lot more careful about the things I write about.

Huge thanks to Paul Irish and Dimitri Glazkov. Cheers, guys!

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At last, my own weblog

Published on in Personal.

Yes, those of you who have known me for quite some time already know that I’ve been creating (and removing) weblogs on a bi-weekly basis. The first few attempts were based on publically available WordPress templates, followed by some layouts created by myself. The latter designs usually didn’t last as long as the pre-created ones, considering I’m a horrible webdesigner. A few versions featured layouts created by friends, to finally get to the current layout created entirely by myself. Be honest: it looks great!

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