pretzelhands: Freelance software engineer and web developer

Richard Blechinger (pretzelhands)

Freelance software engineer and web developer specializing in PHP and JavaScript. Casually building side projects for fun and profit.

Blog posts

A recap of 2019 and looking towards 2020

Managing WordPress from your terminal

My planned side projects for 2019

Live streaming as productivity multiplier

Breaking the rules to keep programming fun and experimental

Building responsive email with MJML

My approach to mentoring junior team members

How I got into freelancing

Releasing jinx - a magical wrapper around nginx

Bringing your entire infrastructure down using Caddy

Shell scripting: Parsing command-line arguments and flags easily

Shell scripting: Non-obvious behaviors of shell syntax

Shell scripting: Coloring text in your terminal