• A time of change…

    January 12th, 2015

    “The suspense is killing me,” said Arthur testily. Stress and nervous tension are now serious social problems in all parts of the Galaxy, and it is in order that this situation should not in any way be exacerbated that the following facts will now be revealed in advance. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy I am […]

    At the end of my tether…

    January 12th, 2015

    The last five days I was without fixed internet. The reason was that someone ripped out the cables of the main exchange on my street which left a whole block without phone and data connection: Of course, eight different internet providers tried to shift the responsibility to each other which is why it took five […]

    Quick tip: conditional form fields with CSS

    January 8th, 2015

    As part of a tool I just wrote, I had the issue that one form field was dependent on another and I didn’t want to go the full way and create the field on demand with JavaScript but keep it to CSS. You can see the result here: A simple way to achieve this visually […]

    Tutorial: Canvas, images and pixels

    January 7th, 2015

    Using my time off work to #justcode, I tweaked the Pixel logo generator I did years ago quite a bit in the last few weeks. To make that time a bit more worth-while, I now also wrote up a detailed tutorial on how to create a logo generator like this. The tutorial is called Canvas, […]

    Going IRL during the holidays can teach us to talk more, let’s do that.

    December 26th, 2014

    I am currently with my family celebrating Christmas in the middle of Germany. Just like the last years, I planned to do some reflection and write some deeper thinking posts, but now I keep getting challenged. Mostly to duels like these: I find the visits to my family cleansing. Not because of a bonding thing […]