Committing code to GitHub for 365 consecutive days

I published my first article on Medium about a developer habit I started one year ago. To improve my personal development skills, I dedicated at least 30 minutes every day to code and learn something new. Looking back after 365 days, I can totally recommend it to everyone to take time out of the usual

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Making first place at my second Hackathon

From the 19th to 21st of October 2018 the Hackathon Digital Tech Summit took place in Nuremberg as part of the Digital Festival in Nuremberg. With more than 500 attendees and 23 Hackathon teams, it was my second and yet biggest Hackathon and my team made the first place. We developed a solution for Siemens

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My first Hackathon – HACK|BAY by ZOLLHOF

From July 10th to the 11th I took part in the Hackathon HACK|BAY which was organized by the tech incubator Zollhof in Nuernberg. Even if I participated in several coding challenges and a company internal Hackathon, this was my first Hackathon with a jury and multiple competing teams. The event was sponsored by several local

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#REVIEW: Why I joined Stack Overflow and why you should consider doing the same

Today I want to inform you about one of my latest milestones as a software developer and convince you that you should do the same: Joining Stack Overflow. As a developer, you learn quite early to appreciate the support you get from Stack Overflow. Most of your daily coding problems can be solved with the

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Sync Atom editor settings between multiple devices

You are using the awesome Atom editor from GitHub and working with this editor on several machines?  You don’t want to manually install and copy all of your downloaded plugins and your settings? Then this article will improve your productivity, as I’ll show you how to sync Atom editor settings across multiple devices! I am

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#WHATIS?: Dependency Injection

Welcome to my first article for my genre #WHAT IS?. Today I’ll show you how I started to appreciate the concept of Dependency Injection (abbreviation: DI). My bumpy learning path During several coding projects at the Unversity, I never enjoyed the power of DI. As we were greenhorn developers none of our project members knew

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#REVIEW: Summary of the Container Conf 2017

From the 14th to the 16th of November I visited the Container Conf 2017 in Mannheim. This conference focussed on the Docker container technology and the ecosystem around Docker. In this blog post, I’ll summarize the top five pieces of advice I learned at this conference as a Summary of the Container Conf 2017. The

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Hello World! Introduction to rieckpil

Welcome to my blog about software development. I am a twenty-four years old software developer and living in Germany. As a Java developer, I work for an automotive supplier company in Franconia. With this post, I want to give you an introduction to this site: rieckpil My career as a developer started with a cooperative

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