A clever man solves a problem, a wise man avoids it.
—Albert Einstein

Skylar - Build your own intelligent software assistant

1st of July 2016

Skylar logo Skylar "the scholar" is a intelligent software assistant customized for home automation. The project mainly consists of a web interface with speech synthesis. More information can be found on the project homepage.
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Write documents with Docbook

4th of January 2016

As a software engineer I love to work with source code that comes with Unit Tests and a well written documentation. GitHub Flavored Markdown is surely a good way to write your documents. But sometimes it comes in handy to have a shiny PDF document to store offline, send via email or print in high resolution. For those cases Docbook (co-founder O'Reilly Media) is a good solution because it supports different output formats like pdf, epub or html. In my project livingfire-docbook I show a easy way to get started with Docbook and alter this example book for your own needs.

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Skylar - Job Application Feature

30th of April 2015

Probably everyone will base their job decisions on money, but being a devoted developer I highly weigh on programming. With this decision in mind choosing a job can become difficult because money is compared in numbers but computer technologies build complex hierarchical structures.

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Git command line

22nd of April 2015

Colored command line

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UML Quick Reference

29th of June 2014

Example: UML Project

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Carpe diem

29th of May 2007

Sometimes it needs a little wake up call to live your life to the fullest.

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Ireland

20th of October 2001

Ride your bike in 6 weeks from Germany to Ireland and back. It's the best holiday you can ever have!

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