What a year for the Web Engineering Düsseldorf Meetup!
As 2019 draws to a close, we want to extend a heartfelt Thanks to all of you!
It has been truly humbling to witness the continued trust you put in us. It means everything to the team.Continue reading
tl;dr: We built custom game show buzzers, wrote a WebSocket server, and connected them to various applications.
Finally, we documented and open-sourced everything. Check out the things with buzzers series hardware, websocket and a frontend like Jeopardy!.
Start today, and build your own!Continue reading
tl;dr: We played Rock–Paper–Scissors with 500 people in ~06:40 minutes to kick off a tech conference. It was a well-received energizer game and provided a lot of fun to all attendees.Continue reading
During my last vacation, I have read REWORK by
Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson (both founder of Basecamp). Here is what I think about this book.
tl;dr: Holy shit. THIS. THIS. And a thousand times THIS. I love the pragmatism and lets move attitude combined with a provoking writing style. It reminds you how to apply culture and kicks you out of the corporate hamster wheel full of processes and clutter. A book you should read every year. Go, buy, and read it!Continue reading
Yesterday, we had our May 2018 edition of the Web Engingineering DUS Meetup with five very different lightning talks. Roundabout 75 people showed up.
Dome and I run the WebEngDUS meetup for quite some time, and we ask ourselves how we can improve the experience and the value of this event. We try to play around with different formats of the evening, with a broad range of topics, with various speakers and so on.Continue reading
Last week, Hans Puac, a colleague of mine, wrote a small guide into our internal company chat on how to migrate your local PHP environment on macOS to the new Homebrew version 1.5.*. The guide helped a lot of other engineers inside trivago. I thought it might help more people from the internet. I asked Hans if I am allowed to share it, and he approved. So kudos belongs to him.Continue reading