The Arrival of the Web 3.0

What is Web 3.0? That’s a good question! And I’m pretty sure I won’t be able to answer it in this essay. Yet, I’ll try my very best to get closer to the answer. There exist several definitions of Web 3.0, none of which can be considered definite. A very general one describes it as… Continue reading The Arrival of the Web 3.0

Sparkle up Your Website ✨

Recently, for one of my current projects, I was looking for a jQuery plug-in that adds a sparkle effect to DOM elements. However, I couldn't find any that suited my needs. Either, the available plug-ins were way too elaborated for what I had in mind or the sparkle effect just didn't exactly look like I… Continue reading Sparkle up Your Website ✨

How to Not Have a Bad Day

Some time ago, when I was still more active on Google+, I used to share a funny little animated GIF from time to time. Not just any semi-funny GIF I came across, but only those that made me laugh really hard and at which I could look a thousand times without becoming bored of them.… Continue reading How to Not Have a Bad Day

ICYMI: This is a motherfucking website and I wrote a motherfucking conference article about it

(Disclaimer: motherfuckingwebsite.com was not made by me!) The post in which I review motherfuckingwebsite.com and propose some changes to make it even more perfect (see here) is the most widely read post on my blog by far. To date, it has received 8,715 views, with the front page of my blog being in second place having… Continue reading ICYMI: This is a motherfucking website and I wrote a motherfucking conference article about it

4 Submissions accepted at International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE)

End of February, I submitted four contributions to the 14th International Conference on Web Engineering: two full papers, one demo and one poster. Of these four submissions, all were accepted and will be presented at the conference, which is to be held in Toulouse (see map below) from July 1 to July 4. In the… Continue reading 4 Submissions accepted at International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE)

This is a motherfucking website. And it’s not completely fucking perfect

(Disclaimer: motherfuckingwebsite.com was not made by me!) I recently stumbled upon motherfuckingwebsite.com, which is the most pragmatic and minimalistic approach to website creation I've seen so far (except for plain TXT files, of course). The first two lines read "This is a motherfucking website. And it's fucking perfect." The site has raised quite some attention… Continue reading This is a motherfucking website. And it’s not completely fucking perfect