Developers Are The Problem, Not Monoliths

07.02.2019 by Jens in Developers Life | Learning

In a recent post I wrote about why you should not use microservice I mentioned on the side, that developers are the problem for the nightmare monoliths. And not only for that, for much more.


How did I learn building a OS X app with Swift so fast?

01.02.2019 by Jens in Learning | Newsletter

I got a few questions how long ti actually took me to build the OS X app without any prior experience in this field. Of course, I could give out a number, but that would not help anybody. Does it matter, if it took 1 or 5 days?


Beginner Mistake 1: Forgetting that Spring uses Proxies

24.01.2019 by Jens in Spring Boot | Learning

Beginners and even long-time users of Spring can forget that the magic is all about proxies. Yep, when Spring works its magic, your classes are proxied.


Don't use Microservices

14.01.2019 by Jens in Learning

Yep, I said it. Right in the headline. And I mean it. Don’t use that pattern. To make it clear from the beginning, I am not against it, but like with any other decision do proper analysis before.


Programming sucks, I quit

15.08.2018 by Jens in Developers Life | Learning | Newsletter

Sick of deadlines? Sick of project managers, boss, customers or whatever? Coding was once a dream of yours and now it drags you down. Each time you even think about it? Dreading Mondays? Thinking, why am I doing this shit?


Devs are like moths...

14.08.2018 by Jens in Developers Life | Learning | Newsletter

Somehow complexity attracts devs like light attracts moths. They can’t resist, we can’t resist.


Don't neglect the basics

13.08.2018 by Jens in Developers Life | Learning | Newsletter

I was giving a Spring Boot training last week and during the course, I made some observations, which I like to share with you over this week.


Nothing runs as planned and why you should have a plan anyways

06.08.2018 by Jens in Developers Life | Learning | Newsletter

Plans never work out.


Passion clouds rational

18.07.2018 by Jens in Developers Life | Learning | Newsletter

Let’s take the neverending discussion of testing vs no testing.


Why people pay you

17.07.2018 by Jens in Developers Life | Learning | Newsletter

Yeah, for your passion of course.