I’m a software engineer, engineering manager, systems administrator, podcast host, and Wearer of Many Other Hats living and working in Berlin, Germany.
- Optimising MySQL with Prometheus and PMM
Why you should drop everything and add observability to your database layer immediately.
- Remote, half a year in.
I've worked fully remote for half a year now, and learned a lot along the way.
- Three language features I wish PHP had
Good languages copy, great languages steal. What could PHP nick from Python, C#, TypeScript...?
- A Simple React Native & Firebase App
A fun little mobile app I built in the sun, for multiplayer scorekeeping
- Foray into Arch Linux and AwesomeWM
On reconnecting with my inner nerd, learning stuff, and shaving numerous yaks.
- Choose Your Strategy
Using the Strategy Pattern to effectively deal with conditions, without making a mess of your codebase.