Writing Code and Other Prose

A blog about software development, electronics, and writing.


After years of absence I’ve decided to start blogging again. The main cause was some spam comments I’ve got for a blog that I had already forgotten. When I had a look at the (German) posts from the past, I thought that it’d be a pity not to preserve them. The old blog was hosted on wordpress.com, but this time I wanted to host it myself and use a static site generator. Read more →

Penguicon 2013

I’ve been invited as a guest of honor to Penguicon 2013 and I am so looking forward to a weekend of pure fun! Here’s a short promo video to whet your appetite: Hope to see you there! Read more →

I’m Writing a Book About the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is an amazing device and I’ve been lucky enough to get one rather early. After doing some experiments I’ve asked my publisher (The Pragmatic Bookshelf), if it wouldn’t be a good idea to write a book about it. Everyone liked the idea and so I can officially announce that I am writing a book about the Raspberry Pi! Read more →