Christian Heilmann

⚡️ Quick tip: using modulo to re-start loops without the need of an if statement

September 29th, 2016

A few days ago Jake Archibald posted a JSBin example of five ways to center vertically in CSS to stop the meme of “CSS is too hard and useless”. What I found really interesting in this example is how he animated showing the different examples (this being a CSS demo, I’d probably would’ve done a […]

⚡️ JavaScript aus ist nicht das Problem – Vortrag beim Frontend Rhein Main Meetup

September 27th, 2016

Vor ein paar Tagen war ich zu Gast bei AOE in Wiesbaden um beim Frontend Rhein-Main meetup über die Gefahren von ueberspitzter Kritik an JavaScript zu sprechen. Dieser Vortrag wird auch bald auf Englisch erhältlich sein. Das Video des Vortrags ist von AOE schon fertig editiert und auf YouTube zu finden: Die (englischen) Slides sind […]

⚡️ Help making the fourth industrial revolution less scary

September 26th, 2016

Last week I spent in Germany at an event sponsored by the government agency for unemployment covering the issue of digitalisation of the job market and the subsequential loss of jobs. When the agency approached me to give a keynote on the upcoming “fourth industrial revolution” and what machine learning and artificial intelligence means for […]

⚡️ What does a developer evangelist/advocate do?

August 29th, 2016

Today I was asked to define the role of a developer evangelist in my company for a slide deck to be shown at hiring events and university outreach. This was a good opportunity to make a list of all the tasks we have to do in this job and why we do them. It might […]