wednesday, april 14, 2021
There are tons of task and time management apps out there, but in our eyes they lack two things:
A fast and efficient usability, that doesn’t feel like a burden, and a proper combination of todos and calendar entries, that follows our priorities and allows to reserve time.
monday, april 12, 2021
The topic of managing our time and our daily tasks initially sounds boring to us developers, but holds huge potential to work more effectively, and to get more done.
However, we don’t need any complex program or setup to keep track of what we need to do.
A few pragmatic tips help a lot already.
wednesday, april 07, 2021
I wanted to share my tips and tricks that and especially keyboard shortcuts that make me more productive when using IntelliJ IDEA.
IntelliJ is my favorite IDE and a very well thought-out program in general, and despite trying to learn the countless shortcuts available, there are a few that give you the biggest productivity boost already.
monday, march 29, 2021
Programming is very much a flow activity in which we can fully immerse ourselves into the task.
But there are differences in how much our local development setup allows us to do so, especially with regards to the waiting times.
thursday, february 25, 2021
In this video, I’m showing how to create effective UI system tests with Selenium.
In my previous video course on effective testing, I’ve introduced the coffee shop application, which we now enhanced with some basic HTML views.
monday, january 25, 2021
I’ve been using several mechanical keyboards in the past, and since spring 2020, I’ve been using the Ultimate Hacking Keyboard which comes with an interesting layout.
In this video, I want to share my opinion and thoughts, and why I think the additional modifier keys are interesting.
wednesday, january 06, 2021
I’m happy that I could share a lot again in 2020, on Enterprise Java, cloud technology, graph databases, developer productivity, and more.
Here are my personal favorites of content that I’ve produced in 2020:
thursday, december 24, 2020
I’ve created an example how to implement an undo feature in a Quarkus application that uses a Neo4J database.
From a user perspective, an undo action might look little spectacular, but once you know what needs to be taken into account on a database side, it’s everything but trivial.
Especially in graph databases, we need to take the relationships into account.
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