My life, my code, my 2ct

Tonight I gave my first community talk ever at the Symfony User Group Rhein/Main. Now, how did that happen ?

The first real coding conference I attended was the Macoun (a Mac/iOS conference in Frankfurt). At the time I did not know any Objective-C (it was 2011 and Swift was still years away), but...

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I wrote a post for our company blog about the last meeting of the PHP user group Frankfurt/Main. The post is in German, so the link will only be usefull for some of my readers here, but I thought I should link to it anyways.

For those of you who do not speak or read German, the key take aways...

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Over a year ago, a friend of mine gifted me a one year subscription to Spotify, after I helped him out with a small web app project. So for the next 12 months I almost exclusively used Spotify for all my musical needs.

At first I was skeptical of the idea of music streaming, after all, I do not li...

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Every now and then Amazon.com releases a few pilot episodes of various genres. The viewership then gets to decide which of the few episodes will continue as a whole series. I like this way of "television" for several reasons (of course this does not only apply to Amazon but similar ventures as well...

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Just a few days ago I published my first Swift code. If only to be polite I felt it was necessary to thank the people involved in the announcement blog post. Among them was Ray Wenderlich from whose podcasts and website I have learned quite a lot about Swift and Cocoa Frameworks. He was kind eno...

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