Category Archives: code

A freelance developer’s tool box

As a freelancer it’s always a challenge to find the right tools for the job. No collective knowledge base of colleagues you can quickly pop a question to. On the other hand, being a freelancer also gives you the unique opportunity to have a peek in the kitchen of various companies. And I’m always curious as to what tools are used, not only software or IDE’s but also frameworks, libraries etc…

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Bookmarklet for fullscreen Google Maps

As a developer I use bookmarklets all the time. For those of you who don’t know: a bookmarklet is similar to a bookmark but instead of a hyperlink it points to: “javascript:console.log(‘…do some Javacript to alter the page you’re currently viewing’);”.
So when developing I tend to use it for lots of stuff: quick login into a secure part, automatically fill forms with random data, altering data I get from some site… I even used it to load and initialize the level editor for a game I recently built.

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