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

Last Update: 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?

Framework vs Non-Framework

Last Update: 29.01.2019. By Jens in Newsletter

Using frameworks vs never using frameworks is a big question.

Doh! wasted time with a rookie mistake

Last Update: 24.01.2019. By Jens in Newsletter

Anybody does that, no matter how advanced you are… It happened to me yesterday. One of the beginner mistakes around Spring. Forgetting the Proxy.

Mindful coding?

Last Update: 10.12.2018. By Jens in Newsletter

Mindful coding? Are you serious? Yep, fear not. It’s no esoteric bullshit.


Last Update: 03.12.2018. By Jens in Newsletter

Thank you to all for those who have given me feedback. I appreciate it and will use it :-)

RE: Consequences of designing software

Last Update: 29.11.2018. By Jens in Newsletter

When I think about those consequences, I always come back to one question:

Consequences of designing software

Last Update: 28.11.2018. By Jens in Newsletter

The next article is about a new software system for medical clinics and how it changed the work of different kind of users like doctors, assistants and biz administrators. It is a prime example of the unintentional consequences a new software has on people. It is a long read though.

Distrust at work?

Last Update: 27.11.2018. By Jens in Newsletter

I read some interesting articles over the weekend and I am going to share them with you. Todays’ is about trust or better distrust at work and how projects are set up for distrust, which makes working together towards a single goal difficult.

RE: RE: Why are legacy apps be forgotten?

Last Update: 23.11.2018. By Jens in Newsletter

Let’s see if I can finish my thoughts on this today. I am bit distracted, so bear with me.

RE: Why are legacy apps be forgotten?

Last Update: 22.11.2018. By Jens in Newsletter

Following up on yesterdays email. The difference between the perception of material and immaterial goods is not the only reason why legacy apps are forgotten. Another one is the economic value and the way our modern world thinks about it.