Christian Heilmann

⚡️ No more ads on my blog

August 30th, 2018

Most of the readers here on Desktop will not have realised any difference thanks to ad blockers, but I just took the conscious decision to take off all the ads from this blog. The reasons is that even by sticking to Google as the ad provider, I keep seeing ads I don’t approve of, and […]

⚡️ One Dev Question – What is webhint?

August 21st, 2018

I am currently on vacation, so I keep this short. On my last trip to Redmond, I met with the video team and recorded a series of One Dev Questions on webhint. The first one was released today on Twitter: Here's the first video in our new One Dev Question series with Chris Heilmann, @codepo8. […]

⚡️ Developer Relations revelations: social media can be pretty anti-social

August 10th, 2018

This is part of a series of posts about the life as a DevRel person and how not all is unicorns and roses. You can read the introduction and the other parts of the series here. So, today, let’s talk about social media. Social media is one of the most powerful things for a DevRel […]

⚡️ – hinting at a better web

August 7th, 2018

Humans are a weird bunch. One of our great traits is that when someone tells us that a certain thing is a certain way, we question it. We like debating and we revel in it. The more technical you are, the more you enjoy this. As someone once put it: Arguing with an engineer is […]

⚡️ JavaScript: more puppy love, less fatigue

July 30th, 2018

JavaScript is everywhere and it is the hottest thing to have on your CV. For now. Python is gaining and Deep Learning is to blame, but I digress. With JavaScript’s hype we also talk a lot about JavaScript fatigue. People feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of things you can do with it. Or — even more […]