Blog to your mom via email

Blog to your mom via email

Many surfers on the web are not familiar with RSS feeds nor do they own an aggregator to collect news automatically. Those "old-fashioned internet citizens" gather information by opening websites one after the other and scanning ...

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Model-Based UIs and Refactorings at the ESE 2008

Model-Based UIs and Refactorings at the ESE 2008

Beside many other interesting presentations and talks there were two exciting projects I learned about at the Eclipse Summit Europe 2008. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Olivier demonstrates Wazaabi 2.0 to me"][/caption] On Wednesday, Olivier Moïses, the lead of wazaabi, ...

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Modeling Symposium at Eclipse Summit Europe 2008

Modeling Symposium at Eclipse Summit Europe 2008

Today, the Eclipse Summit Europe 2008 starts with different symposia reaching from embedded runtimes over banking industry to test-driven development to name a few. At the Modeling Symposium Peter and me presented a position paper that outlines ...

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Zuginfo für das iPhone

Zuginfo für das iPhone

Eine meiner Lieblingsanwendungen aus dem Apple App Store ist Zuginfo von ifoi ware. Die Anwendung ist in der Lage, komfortabel Verbindungsanfragen an die deutsche Bahn zu stellen. Toll an der Kombination ist, dass die Bahn nicht nur Zugverbindungen ...

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Migrate contacts from Sony Ericsson K750i to the iPhone

Migrate contacts from Sony Ericsson K750i to the iPhone

Today, I wanted to migrate contacts from my good ol' mobile to my new iPhone 3G. Since apple's telephony product neither supports bluetooth nor allows importing via SIM card I decided to walk the old fashioned way: Data via ...

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Rückfragen zum oAW Powerworkshop in Hamburg

Rückfragen zum oAW Powerworkshop in Hamburg

Bei der lockeren Atmosphäre gestern und heute bei einem von Jans Workshops zum Thema open Architecture Ware blieben einige Fragen an mich offen. Die Gespräche in den Pausen und bei Erfahrungsberichten ließen schließlich viele Möglichkeiten, Ideen auszutauschen, ...

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Working for itemis

Working for itemis

Two weeks ago I joined itemis AG, a company that offers consultancy and focuses on model-driven software development. Even though our main office is located in Lünen near Dortmund you will find me at our office in Kiel. Sven, ...

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Google Chrome rocks

Google Chrome rocks

Today Google released Chrome and what should I say: I am really impressed! It's an open-source browser that picked me up with a nice comic that explains some of Google's ideas behind it. Starting with a slick ...

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phonet4n can be downloaded from sourceforge

phonet4n can be downloaded from sourceforge

A few weeks ago, I started to port a context-sensitive phonetic string conversion algorithm to c#. It is called phonet4n and is hosted at sourceforge.net. Using its class Phonetizer one can easily transform different spellings of German ...

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Das große Eszett

Das große Eszett

In der letzten Woche wurde ich dank des Buches Joel on Software und dem dort enthaltenen Artikel über Unicode wieder an die Besonderheit des deutschen Buchstabens "Eszett", "scharfes S" oder "Buckel-S" erinnert. Dabei geht es mir weniger ...

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