The Power of Hashtags

Hashtags, you know… they always start with #, but they won’t work if you use spaces, punctuations, or other symbols.

Why should you use hashtags?

Other people, including your target audience, are following certain hashtags. So, if you’re posting Instagram content with these hashtags, then it’s likely to pop up in their feeds.

For example…


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It’s been more than a year since I published on Medium, but these COVID-times gave me some extra time to write & code on side projects.

This post is about a tool we created internally at Appdnd (App Design & Development) in order to improve our development process.

We’re spending…


We’re often switching between programming languages for different projects. Most languages share the same concepts but differ in syntax or extra features that are (or are not) available. This is a go-to post for when we switch between languages and we need to refresh our knowledge.

For each of the…


You can spend a few days to code the forms for your next Angular project or you can generate most of the code and only spend a few hours…

If you’re interested to see how you can boost your coding performance when creating forms for the combination Angular-Bootstrap-Firebase than read…


A few weeks ago I wrote an article ‘Ultimate guide to edit forms with Angular & Firebase’ where I gave a detailed procedure to develop a basic forms with the technologies:

  • Angular
  • Firebase
  • Bootstrap

In this article we’ll go 1 step further: we’ll create an interface for a form with…


I recently wrote another medium story: Ultimate guide to edit forms with Angular & Firebase

It showed how you can implement basic forms with the technologies:

  • Angular
  • Firebase
  • Bootstrap

I tried to isolate the common & repetitive code as much as possible. …


Howto build an edit form & grid with Angular + Firebase + Bootstrap

Recently we were re-evaluating how we build edit forms for our projects. In order to keep myself updated with the latest technologies I took this challenge as a weekend-project. It ended up us being much more than a weekend…

In the meantime I updated this article several times, and now…


What is Responsive Design? Responsive Design is making sure that app-pages show well on both big screens (think desktop PC’s & laptops) as well as on smaller screens (smartphones).

For instance, in the image below you see on the left side a product form that shows correct on a big…


I was trying to find a good example of all CRUD operations(Create, Read, Update & Delete) for the combination of Flutter & Firestore.

Then I found this article from “grokonez”:

Flutter Firestore example — Firebase Firestore CRUD with ListView

I tried this example & it worked just fine. But it…


I’m trying to learn my 15 year old son and his nephew some basic Flutter. So, I asked them last week to try the “MDC 10X Codelabs”. They managed to get it working, but I hope to give them some extra insights with the info below:

Stateless vs Stateful widgets

When you create an…

Frank Paepens

Partner at Appdnd: agency specialized in App Design & Development. Interests: technology, startups, travel & watersports.

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