Java Ecosystem, Kotlin, Distributed Systems, Sociology of Software Development

Publications and Talks

Talk 'Best Practices for Unit Testing' at the KotlinConf 2018 in Amsterdam

Posted on Oct 15, 2018

Talk 'Best Practices for Unit Testing' at the KotlinConf 2018 in Amsterdam

On Oct 05, 2018, I held a talk about Best Practices for Unit Testing in Kotlin at the awesome KotlinConf in Amsterdam. I’m still overwhelmed by the packed room taking about 650 people. Thank so much for your interest! I’m also thrilled by the positive feedback on twitter. In this post, you can find the recording and the slides of my talk. The KotlinConf was an awesome conference. It was so great to meet the kind and open Kotlin community in person. Let’s carry on!

Talk 'Kotlin in Practice' at the JAX 2018

Posted on Apr 26, 2018

Talk 'Kotlin in Practice' at the JAX 2018

On April 25, 2018, I held a talk about my favorite topic “Kotlin in Practice” at the JAX Conference in Mainz. I’m still impressed by the huge amount of people that have been interested in my talk (~ 350 folks). There weren’t even enough chairs for everyone. I’m still thrilled! Thank you so much! Also for the great questions during and after the talk.

Talk 'Kotlin in Practice' at the JavaLand 2018

Posted on Mar 15, 2018

Talk 'Kotlin in Practice' at the JavaLand 2018

On March 13, 2018, I held a talk about “Kotlin in Practice” at the JavaLand Conference. The conference was awesome and 1900 people attended. I guess about 300 folks came to my talk although it was so early in the morning. That was awesome! Thank you so much! Special thanks go out to the guys that approached me after the talk and the kind tweets. I’m still euphoric. :-)

Talk 'Kotlin in Practice' at the JUG Saxony Day 2017 in Dresden

Posted on Aug 31, 2017

Talk 'Kotlin in Practice' at the JUG Saxony Day 2017 in Dresden

On September 29, 2017, I will give a talk about ‘Kotlin in Practice’ at the JUG Saxony Day in Dresden. In my talk, I will give a short introduction to Kotlin and talk about the experiences we made at Spreadshirt with Kotlin. I’ll show how we can benefit from Kotlin when it comes to popular Java frameworks and if there are pitfalls we have to pay attention to. I’m really looking forward to this conference and I’m happy to be part of it.

Talk 'Cleaner Code With Kotlin' at the Clean Code Days 2017 in Munich

Posted on May 3, 2017

Talk 'Cleaner Code With Kotlin' at the Clean Code Days 2017 in Munich

On June 21, 2017, I will give a talk about ‘Cleaner Code with Kotlin’ at the Clean Code Days in Munich. In my talk, I will discuss where Kotlin can help us to write Clean Code and where not. Besides, I will point out how we can get rid of Java’s bloated boilerplate and why we should be careful with some of Kotlin’s features. I’m really looking forward to this conference and I’m happy to be part of it.