The Logo of Tech Startup 2018 finalist - Finalist Tech Startup 2018

  • 23 August 2018
  • Cologne, Germany

Great news. got announced among the 20 best Tech Startups 2018. It is important to know that this is not a local

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SmokeTest in development

  • 14 November 2017
  • Hamburg, Germany

Today I want to tell you about what SmokeTests in software development are, and how they help us at kartenmacherei to identify problems early.

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Logo of PHP UK CONFERENCE 2017 in London


  • 17 February 2017
  • London, England

After last years success with giving talks at bigger conferences. This year is starting quite similar. First I showed some teachers for software development how git works. Now I got the luck to be invited as a speaker at the PHP UK CONFERENCE in London.

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How to deploy a black horse

  • 16 November 2016
  • Hamburg, Germany

This time I’d like to tell you more about how we deploy this new component. When we first thought about how we want to deploy this piece of code, it looked to be a difficult task because there are so many possible ways out there. First we set up some primary goals in order to narrow down the list of possible solutions.

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International PHP conference Munich

  • 31 October 2016
  • Munich, Germany

I went on Sunday morning quite early by airplane to munich and joined a workshop about PHP7. It was held by Sebastian Bergmann, Arne Blankerts and Stefan Priebsch from They've split the workshop ...

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Don't fear the walking dead

  • 24 October 2016
  • Hamburg, Germany

Legacy software can be like a zombie: somehow it still works, but nobody would consider it live and well, and the thought of having to touch it makes you want to run away. So what can you do to get rid of it? In this post we’ll show you how we replaced the most important pages of our monolithic legacy system with a black horse called fury.

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