Connect the Dots
My experience in marketing, media, and engineering allows me to pursue and connect multifarious interests in a unique way.
Dropbox's interactive transparency report makes it easy to understand how Dropbox handles government requests for user data.
There was no free, flexible exit-popup solution for WordPress. So I made my own and shipped it to WordPress.org, where it's one of the best-rated plugins.
I spotted a market niche, and filled it with this free plugin that speeds up thousands of websites, and is part of the official WordPress directory.
Journalism + Website
The German Youth Press helped me converting writing skills into journalistic powers. I'm giving back – jpbw.de represents the subsidiary in Baden-Wuerttemberg.
My blog gave me a headstart in understanding the web. While exploring diverse topics, I played around with design, coding, copy, SEO, and ads.
NPM Module + Chrome Extension
To speed up development in Adobe's AEM, my toolset AEM Front quickly pushes code changes to an AEM instance and reloads the browser.
Prio.Today is an Angular app to prioritize tasks. It utilizes Wunderlist's REST API, and comes with a responsive drag'n'drop interface.
This package for the text editor Atom adds syntax highlighting, completions, and snippets to Adobe's HTML Template Language.
Dime.js is a tiny library that simplifies the selection of DOM elements and event handling. It works standalone and has a very short learning curve.
During our studies, we got a data set and the task to visualize it. This is the result – an easy-to-understand interactive infographic, done in a reasonable time.
When I started my studies in 2012, nobody cared about our course's blog. Hence, I revitalised it and motivated fellow students to writing.
Providing support costs time. However, publishing my first theme in 2011 was worth it. Many interesting people contacted me, and I learned a lot about WordPress.
You can't be everywhere. By creating this platform, volunteers were able to share their experiences, and I traveled with them, somehow.
The idea: Grab a website (sorry SAP it hit you!) and make it more enjoyable using decent non-speech audio. Turn audio on.
On my first – and Europe's biggest – hackathon, our app mixed location-based news with music. Among 120+ teams, we placed 3rd.