Hey, I’m Marcel. I’m a Father, husband, software developer and lecturer in application development with a deep interest in modern technologies.
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I'm currently reading: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It.

Recent writings

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Shutting down Magestats

April 15, 2021I started magestats.net in August 2018 with only a vague idea of what I wanted to do with it. Over the next two months I would work on it…

Cross-reading series

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Cross-reading #11

May 01, 2021How Developers Choose Names, Tracking the WhatsApp habits of 5000 random Smartphones, WebGL Fingerprinting, Basic Music Theory in ~200 Lines of Python and more.

Cross-reading #10

April 16, 2021Historians pinpoint the very 'worst year' ever to be alive, The True Meaning of Technical Debt, Things I was asked to do while job hunting, Limiting Work In Progress and more.

Cross-reading #9

April 09, 2021How to Learn Complex Things Quickly, Breaking GitHub Private Pages, Shopware 6 from a Magento perspective, Docker without Docker and more.