New Game! Learn the German Genders

As a fun side-project I present you a small game I created to help learn the 3000 most frequent words in the German language. The game was designed and developed by me. The following technologies were used: Figma (Design) Development Gridsome (Vue, Static Site Generation) Tailwind (CSS) Netlify (hosting) Link: derdiedas.mvpguy.com

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20 days ago

For when you can’t escape ie11 and Microsoft Edge

Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge still persist… many people are stuck with them due to deals made long ago by their companies with Microsoft. If you are working on the frontend portion of a project with B2B users you will inevitably have to deal with these little monstrosities. Not to worry! Here are a […]

mvpguy

6 months ago

Hot tip – GraphQL in WordPress!

I have recently been working with graphQL and was happy to discover that there is an open source plugin called WP GraphQL which enables your WordPress content to be queryable via graphQL. If you are using WordPress as a headless CMS, I would highly recommend checking out this plugin – which is still not in […]

mvpguy

a year ago

Setting up Git with Hooks on a Digital Ocean droplet for deployment

A while back I wrote about how to set up a WordPress deployment strategy using Git commits to update your code, now I’m going to leave a simple recipe here for updating more generic code so that you can push any project to your Digital Ocean droplet without too much fuss via Git commits and […]

mvpguy

2 years ago

Dockerize ALL THE THINGS!

I have been getting deeper and deeper into Docker and must say I’m having fun. If you don’t know Docker, it basically makes it really easy to set up a server environment with very little effort. Do you want Python with Flask and Django running on Ubuntu? Or maybe you need a NodeJS server with […]

mvpguy

2 years ago

Open source Slack for teams – Rocket.chat installation step-by-step2

I am starting to move forward with my Deconstruct project and needed a chat application for the team to communicate better. I wanted it to be cross-platform and work on multiple devices and not have limitations on history of messageds and file transfers. I decided to go with Rocket.chat as I knew the CEO of the […]

mvpguy

2 years ago

Shower thought – is Github the most productive we’ve ever been?

Thinking about the coffee shops of Vienna in the 18th century – a period known for it’s great intellectual production because great minds would meet chat around their coffee addiction, I suddenly had a realisation: Maybe Github is the place and moment where humanity has, up to this point, been the most productive, inventive and […]

mvpguy

2 years ago

ICOs and Modernism and what they have in commmon – lessons from the past

I have been very, very interested in all the blockchain, crypto and ICO developments that have taken place in the last 2-3 years. So many interesting, thought-provoking projects. Some of them actually transport me to alternative realities – that is the level of groundbreaking ideas we are talking about. But having said that, I have […]

mvpguy

2 years ago

On the topic of what you “know” and hiring

What do you know? And do you have a piece of paper that proves this? I like to stay updated on technology and new discoveries – I’m constantly researching how to use new technologies – more recently things like Machine Learning, Blockchain, Semantic Web. I learn about this stuff mostly by myself online or through […]

mvpguy

2 years ago

Berlin (very) Early Stage Government Funding – an overview

Summary: If you recently graduated, you’re in luck – you can find money. If not, you probably won’t get any government money. Experienced entrepreneurs looking to create a second, third, fourth business won’t get much help from the government in the early stages. As the MVP guy, I’m always in good company of great ideas. […]

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2 years ago

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