Michiel Kempen

Michiel Kempen

Hi, I'm Michiel, a passionate cloud engineer, full-stack webdeveloper,
and entrepreneur. I love to learn, teach, and build awesome things.
Currently making the cloud accessible at Smoothy.cloud ☁️🚀

Beautiful code snippets in LaTeX using the Minted package and Visual Studio Code

In this article I report on my learnings and provide a step-by-step guide to properly install and use the Minted package in LaTeX using the LaTeX Workshop extension of Visual Studio Code.

.dev domains not resolving due to Laravel Valet

Last week, I wanted to pay a visit to Freek Van der Herten's blog, which is nowadays hosted under freek.dev. To my surprise, I wasn't able to reach the website. Had Freek blocked my IP address from his web server? 🤔
Feb 17, 2020

Generate HTTPS URLs when running Laravel behind a proxy

Earlier today I got bitten by a nasty bug in my Laravel code. Why nasty? Well, it was one of those bugs that lay low during development but as soon as you push to production they set your whole application on fire. 🔥
Feb 13, 2020

Getting started with Homebrew on Mac

If you are a seasoned Mac-user you may have already heard about Homebrew. In fact, chances are you may have used it to configure this very Mac. If this is the case, great! Welcome to the cool club. 😎 However, if Homebrew is completely new to you or you have never used it before, you are in for a treat! 🍭
Feb 9, 2020