Developer Toolbelt – private edition

Inspired by the Blog Post https://gingter.org/2016/12/15/my-developers-toolbelt-2016 I want to share what my tool set looks like in 2022: PyCharm as main IDE for Python and markdown pandoc for converting markdown to PDF Android Studio Github (now with private repo support) Guitar Pro Version 7.5 (Thomann Affiliate Link) Logic Pro X Spotify for getting into “the…

Introduction to Jupyter Notebook

JuPyteR Do You know the feeling of being already late to a party when encountering something new? But when you actually start telling others about it, You realize that it is not too common sense at all, e.g. Jupyter Notebooks. What is a Jupyter notebook? In my own words: a browser-based document-oriented command line style…

PB SwissTool Ratchet Screwdriver

I pity the fool who hasn’t got a tool! After buying cheap tools all my life I’ve decided that I became too old for 5€ screwdriver. Our working student Michael Jäger introduced me to the brand PB Swiss Tools. They have lifelong guarantee on their tools and have some nice ideas like colorcoding their bits…

iMacros for the Rescue 

Bill Gates once said: “I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.” Sometimes being such a lazy person I’ve discovered a couple of years ago a neat little browser plug in which let’s you automate your browser. It’s called iMacros and…

Review Emsa Travel Mug

After owning a couple of cheap merchandise insulated travel mugs, Jens Dittmar convinced me to spend a couple of euros on a “professional” travel mug. (In the end I convinced my boss to buy a bunch of mugs for the whole team as a christmas present so I didn’t have to buy one myself 🙂…

Review Microsoft Lens

From time to time You need to take photos of documents, whiteboards or business cards. Microsoft Office Lens speeds up the process by enhancing the image in an automatic fashion. Recommended by my colleague Jens Dittmar this little helper improved my workday a lot. Let’s see it in action first: Documents Let’s say You have…