Mark van Seventer

I’m Mark. I write JavaScript.

Things I like: travel, soccer, money hoarding, and handing out unsolicited financial advice*.

Dutchman, NYC-based.

Static Site Generators: Eleventy and webpack (Part 2)

Previously, I wrote about moving this very blog from Hugo to Eleventy and Parcel. Now that I’ve had a few months to experiment, I have decided to move away from Parcel and go with good ol’ webpack instead.

Static Site Generators: from Hugo to Eleventy and Parcel

For years, Hugo was my go-to static site generator. Lately, however, I have been experimenting with Eleventy and Parcel. I ended up liking this quite a bit, so much so that this blog is now officially powered by Eleventy and Parcel.

The State of Health Care in the U.S.

Originally, I planned to write about promises and timeouts in JavaScript. Then, I broke my wrist playing soccer. This meant hospital visits, surgery, and finally recovery. Coincidentally, last week, I read some interesting tweets regarding the state of health care in the United States.

A New Blog: What to Expect?

It has taken me a surprisingly long time to publish my first blog post. You’d say that, as an engineer, I’d be able to spin up a blogging platform in a matter of minutes. While that might be true, I am a perfectionist: I started at least ten blogs to only never finish a single one of them. Until today, that is. Welcome!