Christian Heilmann

⚡️ Taking a break – and so should you

August 16th, 2017

TL;DR: I am going on holiday for a week and don’t take any computer with me. When I’m back I will cut down on my travels, social media and conference participation and focus more on coaching others, writing and developing with a real production focus. Larry shows how it is done You won’t hear much […]

⚡️ DevRelSummit was well worth it

August 16th, 2017

Last week I was in Seattle to attend a few meetings and I was lucky to attend DevRelSummit in the Galvanize space. I was invited to cover an “Ask me anything” slot about Developer Outreach in Microsoft and help out Charles Morris of the Edge team who gave a presentation a similar matter. Q & […]

⚡️ How can we make more people watch conference videos?

July 26th, 2017

It is incredible how far we’ve come in the coverage of events. In the past, I recorded my own talks as audio as not many conferences offered video recordings (and wrote about this as a good idea in the developer evangelism handbook). These days I find myself having not having to do this as most […]

⚡️ Debugging JavaScript – console.loggerheads?

July 8th, 2017

The last two days I ran a poll on Twitter asking people what they use to debug JavaScript. console.log() which means you debug in your editor and add and remove debugging steps there watches which means you instruct the (browser) developer tools to log automatically when changes happen debugger; which means you debug in your […]

⚡️ Any web site can become a PWA – but we need to do better

June 27th, 2017

Over on his blog, I just go a ding from Jeremy. Literally any website can—and should—be a progressive web app. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. I was at an event last year where I heard Chris Heilmann say that you shouldn’t make your blog into a progressive web app. I couldn’t believe what I […]