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I enjoy writing about web performance, front end engineering and many geeky things but also on the love of sounds, music and life.


Web Performance Budgets are more than mere thresholds

Web Performance Budgets are more than mere thresholds

Or: How I learned to love the bottom line. Web Performance budgets help us prioritize features and facilitate discussions on truly important features for our users. Often, they don't get the chance to mature and leave their infancy as thresholds with alerts. ... read more →

How & why to check a server's PCONN settings

How & why to check a server's PCONN settings

I recently tested various ways of how to check a server's persistent connection settings reliably. Here is the best way how to measure "PCONNs" on HTTPS and also a little background information on why this matters for web performance optimization. ... read more →

Notes from James Clear's "1% Better Every Day"

Notes from James Clear's "1% Better Every Day"

I've recently watched James Clear's talk "1% Better Every Day" multiple times in a row and wrote down notes to capture its essence. Here's a copy of them. May you find them useful on your journey to change your habits and ... read more →

Fight phone addiction with iOS Restrictions

Fight phone addiction with iOS Restrictions

I'm picking up my mobile device too often. I lose myself browsing, pulling to refresh. I spend too much money on apps and media. Conscious choices are harder on mobile platforms. Companies work to remove all friction. But friction can be a ... read more →

Ilha da Madeira - Photo Series

Ilha da Madeira - Photo Series

We spent quite some time on the incredible island of Madeira. I took a lot of photos during hikes, trail running and exploring. Here are some of my favorites, showing the island's and ocean's beauty. read more →