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

This is also Cross-Posted on Medium if you want to comment there. 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. […]

⚡️ 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 […]