Christian Heilmann

⚡️ Wanted: disabled developers to help improve tooling accessibilty

November 5th, 2019

I have a new job. I am now Principal Program Manager for developer tools. As part of this job, we’re improving and changing the developer tools in the Chromium project. We already fixed quite a few bugs and got ourselves and our engineers ingrained in the project. Chromium is the base for quite a few […]

⚡️ JavaScript Jabber Podcast episode “Edge on Chromium”

October 29th, 2019

Devchat.tv today released the 404th episode of “JavaScript Jabber”, a podcast where a panel of experts asks guests about a certain topic. In this episode (which can be found, despite the number), they had Zoher Ghadyali and me as their guests and we answered lots of questions about the move of Edge to Chromium and […]

⚡️ Memories of web development past

October 15th, 2019

I just found an old CD with a projects folder of work I did in 1998 – 1999 as a web developer and I am in awe about a few things. Well, first of all, let’s get out of the way how I – successfully – advertised my business: Then I discovered a full size […]

⚡️ Terseness tension

October 1st, 2019

There is a strange fascination in developers to keep things as small as possible. There are several reasons for it. In the past, computers had limited resources, so every byte had to count. On the web, we never know what people use to consume our code. Erring on the side of caution is also a […]