Founder's blog

Jun 22 2020
Things we do wrong at Jitbit

Things we do wrong at Jitbit

1) We still receive all errors via email

May 10 2020
A Quick Note on Being Self-funded

A Quick Note on Being Self-funded

I'm probably biased but I've always been a strong opponent of the VC-backed model and the "Silicon Valley" way of doing things - when a big "exit" is the ultimate goal everyone aims at.

Apr 11 2020
Coding is procrastination for founders

Coding is procrastination for founders

When you have a small startup, you don't have enough hands for everything. Neither you nor the team. Not only that - your brain also tries to avoid tedious tasks, preferring to engage in fun and interesting ones instead. The benefit of being overwhelmed is there's always plenty to choose from.

Mar 23 2020
How to switch to remote in 1 day

How to switch to remote in 1 day

Most remote work guides I see during these days of COVID-19, are all about optimizing for remote work in a remote company where everyone will keep working remotely forever. I haven't yet seen any realistic, simple, unsexy and "down to earth" guides on how to urgently switch a "traditional" old-school corporation to remote in 1 day.

Mar 21 2020
How B2B Software Sales Really Work

How B2B Software Sales Really Work

Ages ago some dude I met at the Microconf conference (I don't remember his name unfortunately) explained to me how B2B software sales work in under 3 minutes, and it was brilliant.

Mar 11 2020
Why Managers Make more Money than Engineers

Why Managers Make more Money than Engineers

Programmers often wonder, why executives make more money than developers. How come "John the manager" gets paid more than me, who's doing all the work?!

Mar 6 2020
C# Ternary Operator with no "Else"

C# Ternary Operator with no "Else"

Here's a little C# hack I'd like to share, might be really useful to other devs too since it's a very common pain in all languages, not just .NET.

Sep 9 2019
WebClient Async (!) with Timeout

WebClient Async (!) with Timeout

The .NET Framework's built-in WebClient class does not have a built-in timeout feature.

Jul 7 2019
Invalidating ASP.NET Forms Authentication tickets server-side

Invalidating ASP.NET Forms Authentication tickets server-side

Sometimes you need to "log out other user sessions". To prevent cookie replay attacks or - a very common use case - log out other sessions when a user changes their password. ASP.NET does not have a built-in way of doing this, but there's a simple solution.

Jun 6 2019
CloudFlare, SEO and building my own caching proxy with Nginx

CloudFlare, SEO and building my own caching proxy with Nginx

TL;DR I spent the last month testing how CloudFlare affects my organic traffic by turning it off and on again™ and measuring the ranking changes. Looks like CF hurts SEO. So we've built our own caching proxy with blackjack and hookers AWS and nginx, while saving a couple of hundred $ a month on the way.

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