Christian Heilmann

⚡️ This was FrontendNE 2018 – well, from my POV

April 10th, 2018

Last week I swapped the 18 degress in Berlin with snowy rain in Newcastle, England. Why? To attend the 2018 edition of the FrontendNE conference and I am happy that I did. All in all this was a lovely, cozy and well-organised event. As an extra, it had an audience you don’t come across at […]

⚡️ What comes after senior developer?

April 2nd, 2018

A few weeks ago a company approached me if I’d be available to give a series of talks and Q&A for senior developers. Their question was how to deal with the problem that there seems to be an upper limit to technical careers. At one time in our career we have a decision to make […]

⚡️ Ink-trap development

March 1st, 2018

Sometimes you see things that look a bit off and it makes you feel uneasy. When something challenges your sense of quality and what appears well-made. Like the following font: This doesn’t look good, and it doesn’t look right. It feels like someone didn’t quite finish it or didn’t know how to use tools. Or […]

⚡️ Twitter testing out a new “consequences” button? Not really…

February 26th, 2018

I just had an interesting experience after adding a German SIM card to my phone. The Android version I have told the phone to automatically switch all apps into a German mode. This can be handy, but I found it annoying. Where it got really odd is in the Twitter Lite PWA-ish app. As it […]