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Some articles, notes, flotsam and jetsam of my online wanderings; a short glimpse on what I write on design, webtechnologies, and related stuff in my blog:

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A quick note to my past-self

If there’s one thing that now-me would urgently tell past-me, when starting this whole self-employed business, it is this: Beware of „cost“ focussed clients, seek the „investment“ minded ones. Adapt your communication accordingly. If your services are seen …

All your face are belong to us

Imagine you'd like to build a database with not only every data you usually can get through user interaction with your service and the device where your app has been installed on, but with pictures of your user's faces, too. What a treasure trove in …

TYPO3 8.7 translation handling of page media

Yesterday I once again got stuck with a seemingly simple task that quickly turned out to be a veritable rabbit hole: In a client website the header images are managed using the 'resources' tab of a page. File references are stored in the 'media' …

Exclude a custom post type from archives

‪Another little tweak to my website; the posts of type‬ 'status', which I use most of the time as a source for syndication to twitter (as with this post here right now), are now excluded from the main 'category' archives. The "pre_get_posts" hook is han …

wget it on

Today the german hosting company "domainFactory" (dF) announced that they will stop supporting the old PHP Versions 4 and 5. dF is one of the last providers to do so. So this comes as no surprise and I've been waiting for this moment for quite a …

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