About

I’m Rob Mecham. I’m a web developer. Online, I usually go by stemmetje. I live in Salt Lake City, Utah with my wife and kids.

The word stemmetje is Dutch and it simply means voice. It is pronounced stem–et-cha.

This Site

This site uses a custom Django-based backend that gets cached to the filesystem for static-like performance. I’ve tried to make the site a good citizen of the web, using standard HTML5 and Atom.

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Typefaces

I’ve made use of two excellent open source fonts to realize the typefaces on this site. The main body text is a serif font called Linux Libertine. The sans-serif font used for headers is Raleway.