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I’m an independent IT consultant and entrepreneur in the Internet and software business. I’m interested in design, enterprise applications, web apps and SaaS products. I design and develop business solutions and applications. I help companies in terms of software quality and knowledge transfer, e.g. with Angular and Spring Boot.

I Don’t Care What Airbnb is Doing – Stephen Hay @ beyond tellerrand 2019

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Take Back Your Web – Tantek Çelik @ beyond tellerrand 2019

Take Back Your Web - Tantek Çelik from beyond tellerrand on Vimeo. Read more

Jenny Shen: UX Design Across Different Cultures

UX designer Jenny Shen recently has been featured on the Scott Hanselman's podcast with her work on UX design across different cultures. She's published a two-part summary of her experiences with cross-cultural design and internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) of websites and applications: UX Design Across Different Cultures — Part 1 UX Design Across Different Cultures — Part 2 These articles shed light on how distributing an application or publishing a website in another country not only requires translating the content and labels of UI elements but also has ... Read more

Bret Victor: The Future of Programming

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Claire L. Evans – Broad Band – What History’s Female Internet Pioneers Can Teach Us About Tomorrow @ beyond tellerrand Düsseldorf 2018

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Chrome DevTools Tips and Tricks

Chrome DevTools - or rather the development console of your favourite browser - is an essential toolkit for the modern web application developer. They help you with both debugging your own application and understanding and hence learning from other people's JavaScript, HTML and CSS code. Mastering your tools is a key ingredient to mastering your trade. Therefore it's vital to always be learning about how to use these tools more efficiently and how to apply them in different ways or with new ... Read more

HTML is an API

HTML is an API or rather it could be if we used more in the way it was intended. In a comment on this Hacker News post about Toapi, a library that makes clever use of XPath expressions in order to provide an API from existing web pages, a user wrote Now I don't want to be a downer: but we collectively seem to have forgotten that HTML as a markup language with sufficient semantic elements, is a perfect API in itself. ... Read more

Ashley Bischoff: “1Up Your Writing with Plain Language” at Fronteers Conference 2017

Ashley Bischoff - “1Up Your Writing with Plain Language” at Fronteers Conference 2017: Ashley Bischoff: "1Up Your Writing with Plain Language" at Fronteers Conference 2017 from Fronteers on Vimeo. Read more

Designer Lynx: Curated Links About Design

Designer Lynx is a curated collection of articles and other relevant resources such as design systems, icons, prototyping tools and software for designing user interfaces. Further categories include UI design inspiration and design topics such as colour and typography. Read more

Opinionated List of Essential WordPress Plugins

I have an personal, opinionated list of essential plugins that should be installed in every new WordPress instance for various purposes, a few of which are: security maintenance performance search engine optimisation (SEO) legal compliance So, without further ado here's my list of essential WordPress plugins: Advanced Automatic Updates Akismet Anti-Spam All In One SEO Pack Autoptimize BackWPup EU Cookie Law Google Authenticator Google XML Sitemaps Leverage Browser Caching Limit Login Attempts Social Media Auto Publish Wordfence Security WP Super Cache Read more
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