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Dec 15th

Freek Van der Herten

Freek Van der Herten

Postcard Collector at Spatie

Where do you live? Freek Van der Herten Antwerp, Belgium
What are your roles / titles / jobs / companies? Freek Van der Herten Postcard collector at Spatie
Are you more Christmas Cheer or Bah Humbug over the festive period? Freek Van der Herten Christmas Cheer
Would you rather have to always A) Talk like Yoda or B) Breathe like Darth Vader? Freek Van der Herten Breathe like Darth Vader
What non-tech book have you read most recently? Freek Van der Herten Providence by Allen Moore
What technical book have you been reading? Freek Van der Herten Just Fucking Ship by Amy Hoy
With Christmas coming soon, what is your favorite thing about this time of year? Freek Van der Herten My kids opening Christmas Presents
What TV show are you currently into? Freek Van der Herten Mindhunter
What is your Christmas morning routine or Christmas Day routine? Freek Van der Herten Sleeping :-)
For this Christmas, what would be your ideal gift? Freek Van der Herten A Nintendo Switch
Many of us have pets, but are you a dog or a cat person? Freek Van der Herten Demogorgan
What is your favorite hobby, sport or pastime that isn't coding Freek Van der Herten Playing in my band
A lot of the Laravel community are musical, do you have a favorite band or song? Freek Van der Herten That changes all the time. Right now its Duldrums by Cul De Sac
Something every coder must know - what IDE doe you use? Freek Van der Herten PhpStorm
The Laravel forums and chat rooms often feels like a breath of fresh air in comparison to other online groups to me. What do you like most about the Laravel community? Freek Van der Herten The friendliness
What was the last conference you went to? Freek Van der Herten PHP Central Europe
What is the one piece of technology (hardware or software) that you cannot do without? Freek Van der Herten My phone
Easy one now! What is your favorite food? Freek Van der Herten Frikadellekes met krieken I prefer IKEA's Swedish meatballs - but Belgian chocolate is the BEST!
I listen to podcast every day and most Laraveler's do too. What is your current podcast stack? Freek Van der Herten Full Stack Radio, 20 percent Time, Rework, Laravel Podcast, Larachat Live, North Meets South, PHP Roundtable, Serial, Syntax, Voices of the Elephpant
Have you got any sage wisdom or advice; it doesn't have to be technical - you want to share with the Laravel Community? Freek Van der Herten Be humble
What is one thing you have always wanted to know? Freek Van der Herten CSS Comma Separated Styling (IIRC)
What is your favorite Christmas movie? Freek Van der Herten The Star Wars Christmas special (just kidding) That was sooo bad! I feel the Wookie's will never recover from that travesty
Not many of us as a kid wanted to be a developer or designer, or even knew that was an option. What did you want to be? Freek Van der Herten A programmer
Star Wars or Star Trek? Freek Van der Herten Star Trek
How do you pronounce Laravel; Laara or Lahra? Freek Van der Herten Laravel (like Cair Paravel from Chronicles of Narnia) LA-RA-VEL
Are you going to be coding in your free time over Christmas? Freek Van der Herten Yes
Do you have a secret talent? Freek Van der Herten I can play Curling pretty good
Would you rather have A) a comically large head or B) comically large feet? Freek Van der Herten Have comically large feet
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