Backend Engineer at trivago. Likes just-in-time compilers and hot chocolate. About me.

Why I Love Text Files

Text files are the single most important way we can communicate with computers. It's no coincidence that they are also the most vital way to interact with other human beings. What we can achieve with text files is invaluable: Write it once and refer to it whenever you want to get the message across … More »

Running Legacy Code

This short article deals with a severe problem in software development: bit rot. When switching to a new platform (for instance from Windows XP to Windows Vista/7), the programmers need to make sure that old bits of code run flawlessly. There are several ways to achieve this goal that will be discus… More »
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