Bootstrap is still going strong. And have you checked ReactStrap?

The VDOM craze may have you think that Bootstrap is dead. It isn’t. It’s as powerful as ever that the first-class citizenship of Popper.js and an ever evolving jQuery still make it the grandmaster of go-to toolkits for getting good Web-UIs done quickly. It also works very neatly together with virtual DOM libraries such as React. Check out ReactStrap to see how it’s done.

SEO – Eine Begriffsklärung

Seit etwa zwei Jahrzehnten macht ein seltsamer Begriff im Dunstkreis des Themas Web­entwicklung die Runde. Ein Begriff der bei professionellen Webentwicklern mitunter einen schalen Nachgeschmack und das Gefühl von schmierigen Gebraucht­wagen­händlern und Graumarkt Deals mit gefälschten Modelabels und Parfüm­marken hinterlässt.   SEO – Eine Begriffsklärung weiterlesen

25 Years of PHP

A very enlightening talk on PHP and its history. Rasmus Lerdorf thouroughly explains apparent inconsistencies and also explains why they make perfect sense. Get to know the in and outs of PHP and why it’s brilliant in its own way and why it’s so successful to this very day. This is a must-watch for every web software developer!


Symfony is one of the most mature PHP Frameworks and many large Webapplications are built on it. Many newer Frameworks utilise and integrate Symfony components. A solid foundation and widespread industry adoption often make it the go-to toolkit for non-trivial projects.

Symfony ist eines der ausgereiftesten PHP Frameworks und wird bei in vielen großen Webapplikationen als Grundlage verwendet. Viele neuere Frameworks bedienen sich im Symfony Angebot und integrieren unterschiedliche Module aus diesem Projekt. Ein solides Codefundament und die lang-wärende Etablierung in der IT Fachwelt macht es zu Werkzeugkasten der Wahl für nicht-triviale Projekte.

The Essence of Agility

Agile, Agile, Certified Scrum, … BULLSHIT!” – that was the initial title of this post. Good for a splash and effect, but a tad negative, I admit. 😏  So I’ve taken the liberty to update the title to a more positive and meaningful one. Same with the permalink. The rest remains the same. – PR, 2.6.2019

The Agile and Scrum Craze has gotten out of hand. Buzzword driven project managment, bad project/method fits and a few other things are taxing my and many other peoples nerves when we bump into someone looking for a “Certified Scrum Master” or tell us that their 8000 employee corporation is now migrating to “Agile” and “Scrum”. Or when some webshop thinks “Agile” is some nown, and a nown that’s nothing other for a fancy words disguising total chaos and labeling it planned. The Essence of Agility weiterlesen