My life, my code, my 2ct

2012 was a great year. It was the year I got married in beautiful animal sanctuary in Kenia, prepared for the last chapter of college life, got to spent spring with my family on the east coast and introduce my wife to wonderful New England.

It was also the year that the retina MacBook Pro was firs...

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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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