Why you should upgrade to an SSD

I just upgraded the hard drive of my MacBook Pro from an HDD to an SSD. As you can see in the video below the boot time of my laptop increased incredible. With the HDD it took over 10 Minutes to boot up my laptop and start Spotify. With my new SSD this is done in less than 30 seconds.

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How to handle Java exceptions properly

One base part of the Java framework are exceptions. A lot of people use them but not everyone who use them also know how to use them properly.

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4 reasons why you should always code in english

I recently discovered some github projects that looked really cool. The problem with these projects is that everything in these projects was written in Chinese.

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Android Activities and Fragments

When developing an Android app for the first time isn’t easy. It is difficult to find the right starting point in the depth of available frameworks.

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How I implemented my first PHP Router

I’ve recently started to learn PHP and created a small example project. The small project soon got bigger and bigger and I added feature after feature.

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A new programming language... again

This year is all about new programming languages.

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Google I/O 2015 Recap

Last week the yearly developer conference Google I/O took place. Google presented some interesting new things the just launched or will launch in the near future.

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Roboguice 3

Last year I’ve written a post about how RoboGuice helps you to make Android programming a lot more readable. Shortly after I’ve published my article a new version of RoboGuice, version 3, was released.

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Create your first Android App

You want to write your first Android app?

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Why Google Code is dead and why GitHub is the better choice

The project hosting platform Google Code was started in 2006. After 9 years the platform lost its shine. A lot of projects migrated to GitHub and Google Code got more and more a cemetery of dead projects. Due to these trend Google decided to close Google Code.

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How to learn a new programming language

As I wrote in my last post I started to learn Python in the beginning of the year and I have to say learning a new programming language is rather complex.

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New Year, New Language - Python

I’ve decided to learn a new programming language this year. It’s going to be Python.

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Shift Calendar Android Version 1.2

As you may now I recently published an Android app that helps you add shifts to your google calendar. Now I just published the newest version of the app. Even though there are just minor changes I wanted to notify you about it.

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Shift Calendar Android

Some time ago, I’ve created a web app that helps me adding the shifts of my girlfriend (who works as a nurse) to my google calendar.

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Origins of the hashtag

Hashtags are cool. They are fun. Using a hashtag might help you find people with similar interest like you.

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