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Vincent Hagen



Hi welcome to my website!

I am Vincent Hagen, an enthusiastic senior developer.

Checkout the about page for more information about me. Or check out any of my blogs or projects to see what I am currently working on!

Latest project


The website you are reading. Written in NextJS because NuxtJS 2 was becoming outdated while the maintainer hadn't proveded a clear update path from NuxtJS 2 to NuxtJS 3. I already had some experience with NextJS from work projects so translating it was easy enough.



A dutch cooking recipe website for my girlfriend and I. It is Staticly generated with NextJS and it provides a easy way for us to access our cooking recipes.

Latest blogposts


The mental complexity of code

Most programmers know not to keep global or shared state, and when you do, do it so less as possible. But why shouldn't we ? Why is it so bad to use shared state and how does it relate to other constructs such as dependency injection and pure functions.


Tips for Readable code

Have you ever read code from your past self or an open source package and thought "What does this code do?" over and over again? Well you are not alone, but there are things you can do to improve the readability and maintainability without littering the code with pages of documentation comments.