Christian Heilmann

⚡️ Quick tip: Using your Surface pen as a PowerPoint remote

May 11th, 2018

My handwriting sucks and I am hardly capable of painting a straight line. Hence, when I got my Surface I didn’t see much use for the pen other than signing things and maybe highlighting some things in presentations. However, I now found out that you can use the pen as a PowerPoint remote, which is […]

⚡️ 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 […]