Thomas Vanderstraeten

Thomas Vanderstraeten

Repeat tech entrepreneur, productivity lover,
neurotech explorer, endurance sports addict.

Creating Engineering Principles for your Team

Actionable tips & tricks to define your engineering principles and increase your team firepower

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End-to-end Visibility in Engineering

Why E2E visibility matters for engineering teams and how to achieve it in practice

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Building an Advanced RBAC System in NestJS

An in-depth guide to building a granular role-based-access-control permissions system in NestJS

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Did Zarathustra love emojis?

A random homage to Nietzsche to experiment with emoji domain names

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Schema-based multitenancy with NestJS, TypeORM and PostgresSQL

An in-depth guide to partition tenants data based on DB schemas with NestJS, TypeORM and PostgreSQL

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My tool stack

The tools & stuff I use for productivity

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All your domain are belong to us

All domains taken, none honouring the meme? Let's do something about it!

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Bing (and Brave?) are squatting Goo*gle domains so I joined them

All of this for 1000x less than market price per "O"

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Ultimate ultra-trail running stuff checklist

Heading for an ultra-trail? Take these with you!

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Pragmatic advice for starting entrepreneurs

Humble advice I wish I'd received 10 years ago when just out of school.

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A one-line command to accelerate Github Pull Requests

Accelerate your Git workflow with this powerful terminal command

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Acing Personal Productivity

10 field-tested tips & tricks to get you flying high

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A welcome pack to Brussels startup life

You’re quitting your corporate job? Start with this friendly intro.

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How to Run 100K and Actually Enjoy It

A complete guide to running your first ultra-marathon

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Dear Coder: Please, Don't be a Hero

Taking a stand against Bonnie Tyler

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The Lego Syndrome: Stuck Between a Rocket and a Quiet Place

Trying to live Here and Now when you have big projects

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A Runner Paying the Price for Too Many Nights of Coding

The joy of being torn between the Flow and the High

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A crypto charity fundraising on Ethereum, with a 60KM ultra-run STRAVA GPS Oracle

Discover the technology powering Cryptorun.brussels

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15 months, 1 top team, 1 award: a bunch of great learnings as a CTO @Seraphin

Last December our team at Seraphin had the honour to receive the Best B2C website award.

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