Today a friend asked me for help with her new notebook-tablet-combination (aka hybrid). She bought that thing yesterday and some Windows Recovery disk problem caused her 64GB of SSD storage to fill up to its limit. While trying to help her, she asked me (paraphrased) why one can’t just buy a PC, plug it in, fire it up and get rolling. While I tried to answer her, I soon realized I can’t really give her an answer. I’ll try to do that here. Continue reading
Let’s say you’re running a web app (I keep it general on purpose). What is more important to you: making it easier for new users to sign up or for existing users to sign in? Or both? Let’s have a look at the pros and cons of each and let’s try to draw a conclusion. Continue reading
I’ve been programming for about five years now and in the last few years the terms VCS, Git, Subversion and GitHub popped up more and more often. At one time, I realized that my local backups were nice, but I needed something to manage code and not files with. But, although I’ve by now made an account at many of the rather big VCS hosters, I never really sticked with one as it was all too complicated and I did not really knew what I was doing anyway. However, from the beginning on, I kinda liked GitHub mostly because of its design (I often choose apps based on their design) and it was the one which I saw in action most. Continue reading
Some weeks ago, we were informed by our local water corporation, that there’ll be some repair week on the water lines. When I came home from school today, there was a black tube coming in to our garage and connected to the main water tap. And when I was trying to wash my hands, well, there wasn’t any water.
I just finished the (temporary) final version of my portfolio — linusmetzler.me! Check it out if you’re interested in working with me!
Wondering where the books are? The’re coming soon!
Now the StudySheets are filterable!