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Oct 22, 2022 - 3 min read

Useful tools you might not know

I often stumble across extremely useful tools, but always tend to forget about them again. So I created a small website with a collection of the ones I use the most -

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Jun 21, 2022 - 20 min read

We should start looking for google analytics alternatives

In this blog post, I will discuss why I believe we need to start looking for google analytics alternatives. It is increasingly relevant both in terms of changes in technology, laws like GDPR, and the ePrivacy Directive.

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Sep 22, 2021 - 10 min read

Agile or waterfall?

I truly love an agile development process. The dynamic and flexibility enable the right specialists to make decisions during the process, instead of trying to guess everything beforehand.

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Sep 13, 2021 - 36 min read

Developing my first mobile app to ~70k users

I've had "App development" on my things-I-want-to-learn-list for some time when suddenly I got the chance to do a deep dive and build a project in the process.

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May 25, 2020 - 14 min read

Are you still GDPR compliant?

In these times of increasing focus on privacy policy, some might wonder why the cookies placed on websites gets so little attention? It is no longer enough to present a dialog box where the user clicks “ok”. With the present legislation, the users needs to be presented with options to allow or disallow cookies to be set in their browser.

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Dec 19, 2018 - 5 min read

Behind Confident Code

This is the first post on confident code. It contains some background information about the birth of this site, what confident code is about, and some details about me.


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Jan 04, 2021 - 8 min read

Reminder notifications with delayed jobs and Twillio

When working with delayed jobs you might find yourself in a situation where you need to find a specific job in order to update it. This guide will walk you through an example of just that, where I use polymorphic associations to add record type and ID to the delayed jobs.

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Nov 17, 2019 - 11 min read

Picking the right search functionality

In Ruby on Rails there are several option when you want to add a search functionality to your app. In this short article I will take a look at some of the options that are out there.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 2 min read

Adding reading time to your post

Maybe you have seen other sites display a time to read counter on their articles? I added one on confidentcode and this short guide will take you through how to do it.

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Jan 02, 2019 - 2 min read

Add favicon to rails app

A short guide on how to add a favicon to your rails app. The guide also includes links to services where you can create a favicon from scratch or from an existing image.


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Oct 16, 2022 - 1 min read

New app for

I spend some time during the covid-19 lockdown teaching myself react native and in the process develop my first app for iOS and Android

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May 17, 2021 - 10 min read


At we decided to expand the media part of the business to cover movies and series on streaming too. So we made a subsite to kino, where users are able to find and read about movies and series. We also provide links to where they can be streamed, when they no longer are the cinemas.

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Feb 01, 2021 - 6 min read


Koblr was a project that aimed to digitalize driving schools booking and planning system. The goal was to make students book their own lessons through a digital calendar, where the teacher would put up a schedule and open lessons.

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Feb 01, 2021 - 3 min read

Filmlounge was a platform where users could discover, rent and stream movies. Filmlounge contained a carefully curated list of 500-1.000 movies mainly in the arthouse segment. My role in the project was developer and general tech guy.

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Feb 01, 2021 - 13 min read

StreamingGuide Crawler

This is a part of the Kino StreaminGuide project, where I extracted a part of the application as an external "microservice." The purpose of the microservice is to crawl streaming providers, extract the content and expose a reference to it in an API queried by IMDb id.