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Hi there!

I'm Paul, a creative front-end developer from Goes, The Netherlands.

I work at Maxxton in Middelburg, building software for the hospitality branch.

Besides work, I'm a father, a husband and I work on- and write about ideas of my own.

Feel free to contact me at contact@paulvandendool.nl or tweet @ me at @PaulvdDool.

Last week I learned how to use the performance tab in the Chrome DevTools and relearned the value of avoiding dynamically retrieving data that you filter, map or whatever. As a dev you probably have a machine that can handle this without breaking a sweat. Your users don’t.

19 Aug 2019 Tweet

I think those people—often students—that ambush you on the street to get you to sign up for donating to a charity are the physical, real world example of a dark ux pattern. Let me explain ☝🏻

07 Aug 2019 Tweet

01 Jul 2019 Tweet

Google Maps and Live Big Data

02 Jun 2019 Blog post

Intuitive Design Is Hard

04 May 2019 Blog post

Reaction To CSS Tricks Newsletter on Using Data

25 Apr 2019 Blog post

Simple Text Editor

18 Sep 2018 Code

Loading Bar With Animated Background

25 Apr 2017 Code

Cursor Tooltip on Hover

17 Jan 2017 Code

Dynamic Hitpoint On Responsive Image

13 Jan 2017 Code

Sliders Are Bad Practice

15 Aug 2015 Blog post