Mr. Jones

We are delighted to announce that Mr. Jones is now maintained by Space Babies.

Zap those inline styles

We‘ve all done it: adding inline styles to HTML pages, because the content is dynamic. Backgrounds for example. Inline styles bother me because they bloat the page, can’t be cached and just look ugly. Zap those ugly inline styles! Using Rails helpers and bad-ass cache magic. ✨

Middleman Netlify Server Push

Last month, Netlify introduced their implementation of HTTP/2 Server Push. We started using this and have have noticed significantly faster websites. Here is how to configure Middleman to use this feature.

Treasury of De Stijl

For Scrollytelling, we helped build and now host and support The Treasury of De Stijl. We celebrate the art form’s Centennial with unique stories and bleeding-edge technology.

lightswitch hosting

Hosting a website has become like installing a light switch. Connect some wires, hit it, and a lamp goes on. It’s cheap, practically invisible and it’s very uncool. Oh, and it’s expected to work every single time, for decades, without maintenance.

Ed van der Elsken

Three webdocs. The man in words and pictures.

King nascholing

This tailor-made ecommerce and online courseware website saves King nascholing countless hours of manual labor, making students happier and more effective.

Agriculture in the context of forced displacement

By invitation of the Lemon Tree Trust, we went to Iraq to find stories around urban agriculture by people who leave or flee their homes due to conflict, violence, persecution or human rights violations.

De Digitale Topschool

Our e-learning environment helps gifted students in primary education by matching them with a private mentor.

A postcode widget in React

Our job is to create beautiful, fast and secure web applications. This postcode widget embodies all three aspects.

Scrollytelling

We co-founded and bootstrapped a succesful SaaS aimed at national media.

BLITTS

Draw and submit your building permit online. Hard hat and safety boots not needed.

Paul de Ruiter

A stunning new corporate identity, and creation of a new website to go with it.

Ruby on Rails

It is one of the great web frameworks. Airbnb and Shopify are built with it, to name just two. Even though it‘s been around since biblical times, it shows no signs of aging. Given a choice, we always use it to build web somethings. Here is why.

That name?

We didn’t choose the name Space Babies. The name chose us.