๐Ÿ”ญ Thoughts Moving Into 2023

Once again, I have been taking time off social media. Since I have gone silent on Twitter and LinkedIn, I am feeling a stronger sense of calmness and have gotten back into the habit of reading regularly. This has brought me to some thoughts going into 2023. Silent Work Social Media, especially indie hackers on Twitter embrace โ€œWork in Publicโ€. Working in public on social media platforms does have its upsides, like increased accountability, or feedback from people reading on your progress....

January 3, 2023

๐Ÿ” Introducing the LinkedIn Recent Shares Button Extension

As a hobby software developer, I am always looking for ways to improve my workflow and make my job easier. Recently, I decided to try my hand at creating a Chrome extension to help me navigate LinkedIn more efficiently. The Goal The goal of my extension was to add a new button to LinkedIn profile pages that would allow me to quickly view a personโ€™s recent shares. I thought this would be a useful feature because it would save me from having to navigate through multiple menus and pages to see someoneโ€™s recent activity....

December 5, 2022

๐Ÿ” I Made A Password Generator App

I made this little Password Generator App Want to see me create more? Feel free to join me on Linkedin

November 3, 2022

๐Ÿ‘€ Understanding ReactJS

So, Iโ€™ve been learning Web Development for several months and things are moving very, very slowly, but surely. Before I restarted my journey of getting into learning to code I had an understanding of how the web worked and was familiar with HTML, CSS and a little JavaScript (aka Script-Kiddie). This was a huge benefit when I started to create my first websites again in 2021. But then came ReactJS....

October 5, 2022

๐Ÿ”จSlow Webflow Site Because Of A Embedded Youtube Video? Here's Your Fix

Have you embedded a youtube video via iframe in your Webflow site and suddenly your page speed is super slow? Especially on mobile? Worry no more, hereโ€™s how you can fix it. Setup Lets first look at the iframe you are embedding in Webflow <iframe width="768" height="396" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/QYAwFBGb-5U" rel="0" enablejsapi="1" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" ></iframe> Problem The problem with this code is, that the video content of the iframe is loaded directly with the whole page....

October 1, 2022

๐Ÿ” Restart

After changing systems I accidentally deleted my local files for this website. ๐Ÿคฏ Hereโ€™s what happened. After about 5 years I bought myself a new laptop. I had been working with 2 systems on my old laptop Linux & Windows. I saved my development files for my website locally and thought they are synced with the cloud. Well, turns out they were not. So I cleared my old system thinking I have a backup for everything....

September 10, 2022

๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป Weekly Coding Reflection CW 30

Why I am doing this: I have noticed, that I am not coding as much as I would like to. To solve this problem and stay accountable to myself, I will write a weekly coding reflection. Morale 7/10 Currently focussing on Learning the fundamentalf of ReactJS. What I did & learned Project: getUp - React App I managed to save the data the user enters in the counter of the ReactJS App in the local storage of the browser....

July 30, 2022

๐Ÿ”ฎ The Randomness of Viral Posts

What do Gangnam Style, Justin Bieber and Nathan Apodaca have in common? For different reasons, they all cracked the social media algorithm leading to overnight fame. Or, in simpler words: They went viral. Going viral is the goal of many creators. Itโ€™s the reason countless online professionals lost their jobs and or minds and some might even argue lives. It can lead to success at the speed of light or shed (unwanted) attention on people or topics....

July 9, 2022

๐Ÿชถ June '22 Reflection

Overview The last month was a colorful box mixed with a wide range of experiences. First, I started working as a Group Fitness Trainer again. This does get tricky in addition to my consulting work when it comes to balancing my time. Second, I neglected my business project as I had to prioritize my paid work. Third, a range of private meetings and personal obligations took a toll on my productivity....

July 5, 2022

๐Ÿ“ May '22 - Reflection

Overview Itโ€™s strange looking back. I started my entrepreneurial journey 1 year ago. A lot has happended since then. But one thing has not changed: My willingness to continue my entrepreneurial journey. A hard path to walk I have had a few inquires about fulltime positions, but notice that I do not resonate with them at the moment. Being a self funded founder is by no means easy. I am still struggling with regular income streams and have not cracked this nut yet....

June 9, 2022