Back in Edinburgh for Scotch On The Rocks 2014

by kai 31/12/2013

There are those moments when everything just falls into place. Before Xmas and before I got the notification from the CAB at cf.Objective(), one of my submitted sessions was accepted for Scotch On The Rocks 2014. I’m still extremely happy about that as the amount of submissions they got was massive (around ~160, iirc) and given that […]

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I’ll be speaking at cf.Objective() 2014

by kai 30/12/2013

It already happened an few days ago, but I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be at cf.Objective() 2014 in Minneapolis in May 2014 and that two of my three session proposals got chosen for the conference’s agenda. I’ve been to cf.Objective() 2013 as an attendee (Kudos to Gert @ Railo for throwing me a […]

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CFCamp 2013 – Back in Germering

by kai 14/04/2013

The last two CFCamp events in Munich have been such a success so that the team around Michi Hnat is putting it on again. CFCamp 2013 will happen on October 14 and 15 (Monday and Tuesday) in Germering (right next to Munich). I’m blogging about it now, because I want to make people aware of […]

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And then there was Webstock 2013 (day 2)

by kai 21/02/2013

Let’s talk about day 2 of Webstock 2013. The first speaker was Karen McGrane. Her session was titled “Adapting Ourselves to Adaptive Content”. Uhhh – you might think, but Karen’s message is much easier than the session title might make you expect. Essentially: It’s just not on to take your print PDF and publish it […]

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And then there was Webstock 2013 (day 1)

by kai 18/02/2013

I spent Thursday and Friday of last week at the awesome Webstock conference. I’m not gonna go into all the details of what it is, why it’s so awesome and why it sells out before they even put the programme together (I got asked the latter by a friend of mine who couldn’t believe the […]

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CFCamp 2012 post-mortem

by kai 21/10/2012

Ok, it’s over. I’m back at Frankfurt international, Terminal 2 – just one level above where I arrived last Sunday morning coming from Sydney and Singapore for CFCamp 2012 in Munich. To start with the essentials: It was great. Michi Hnat and his organising helpers have done a really, really good job. The conference venue […]

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2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast episode 25: Kris Korsmo and IDEs

by kai 11/09/2012

This is just a quick note to let everyone know that Mark and I have recorded and published episode 25 of the “2 developers down under” – 2DDU – podcast the other day. We’ve been talking to Kris Korsmo about IDEs. Kris is another of our cf.Objective(ANZ) speakers and he’s got a web development career […]

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Why I might not come to CFCamp :-(

by kai 10/09/2012

About 1 month ago, I posted about CFCamp in Germany. Along with praising the efforts of Michi Hnat, the main organiser of CFCamp, I also said that I was going to attend, present at CFCamp and run workshops during the event’s CFAcademy. One might wonder why I’m now considering not going. Basically it comes down […]

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2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast episode 23 is live

by kai 16/08/2012

Mark Mandel and I have recorded episode 23 of the 2DDU (2 developers down under) podcast this morning. It’s now live on our podcast website for listening or download. Topics we covered this time: (J)Ruby, NodeJS, Sean Corfield’s upcoming visit to Australia, my first experiences trying to compile Railo 4 and our upcoming trips to […]

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Wellington Adobe meetups successfully moved – what’s on in August and September?

by kai 07/08/2012

Just a quick update that both Wellington-based (this is Wellington in New Zealand, in case anyone wonders) Adobe meetups have now finally moved away from the Adobe groups site and various Google groups (the old Flex/Flash Platform Group) and are now consolidated on Creative Suite User Group Wellington and Wellington Adobe Web Technology Meetup […]

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