Hi, I am Jürgen. I am a Software Developer and passionate about full-stack web technologies.

Proper web layout with the essentials of CSS Grid

April 28, 2018
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Positioning elements on a web page properly has already caused a lot of headaches for web developers. I am no exception either. It has not happened once that I fiddled around with floating of block elements, positioning with inline-block and using the n-th clear statement to bring everything back to the normal HTML layout flow.

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Rock your OS X setup with dotfiles

April 13, 2018
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Every software developer has their own selection of tools, frameworks, libraries and helper programs to ease their productivity in daily work-life. For many devs it would be a nightmare to install and configure all their things again in case their computer breaks at some point.

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First steps with Ember.js

March 26, 2018
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Recently, I used some time to take a look into ember which is one of the popular JavaScript frameworks out there. The creators of Ember.js describe it as a framework for creating ambitious web applications.

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Neat Git aliases for more efficiency

February 8, 2018
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Git is the most popular version control system currently. As a software developer in a team, no matter whether you work on websites, backend services, mobile apps or any other piece of software, your probably use it every day.

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Exiting the callback hell in JavaScript

January 6, 2018
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Asynchronous execution of actions is a common concept in nowadays web applications. Especially the JavaScript world makes heavy use of it.

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My page speed checklist for web developers

December 2, 2017
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It’s a typical requirement in nowadays internet businesses to have a beautifully designed and appealing website which catches the eye of a customer and as a result leads to an increased conversion rate.

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Scalable and maintainable CSS with ITCSS

November 5, 2017
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There are UI and UX enthusiasts who honor the power of it to paint the web while there are developers who take a huge sigh when new changes to the existing codebase have to be introduced. I am talking about CSS and it’s controversial perspectives among developers.

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Use Weka in your Java project

October 22, 2017
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In my previous blog post I introduced the Weka GUI, a data mining and machine learning tool written in Java by the University of Waikato in New Zealand, to you. If you read this post I hope you got a good overview on the capabilities of Weka and be now curious to see how you can use it in a Java project.

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Weka - More than a bird in New Zealand

October 2, 2017
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Have you ever heard of the tiny flightless birds called Weka, which have its roots in New Zealand. Probably not. However, what you as a software and technology interested person pretty sure have heard of, these days even more often than ever before, is the buzzword Machine Learning.

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Building an Angular 2+ app with SystemJS and Gulp

September 10, 2017
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Since its release by Google in 2009, AngularJS has quickly grown to one of the most popular open-source Javascript frameworks and is nowadays the leading framework when it comes to client-side rendered web apps. With version 2, the developers decided to implement the project completely new from scratch and as a result the new Angular differs in a lot of parts from the old one.

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Execute browser-like Javascript without a browser

August 18, 2017
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If you are familiar with nowadays web development, you most probably have already worked with frameworks like AngularJS or EmberJS. Today I want to introduce you a Javascript framework I came along recently which is not that popular as the two I mentioned and you might not have heard of so far, namely PhantomJS.

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Hosting a Jekyll powered website without any burden

August 8, 2017
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In the previous blog post I introduced the static site generator Jekyll in a nutshell to you and showed you how to get started with it very fast. If you are not familiar with Jekyll and have not yet read that post, I encourage you to do so.

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Blogging like a hacker

July 29, 2017
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Starting up with the first post on my personal tech blog with a detailed insight into how I actually built this blog seems to be a good idea in my opinion. Even more, since it is not a typical Wordpress blog as you can see it a thousand times on the Internet.

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