I am Silvan Mühlemann, tilllate.com-Co-founder, jQuery and Zend Framework-Coder, Scrum-Master, Dual-Daddy, Runner
This blog reflects my thoughts on web technologies and management of web projects.
- NuxtJS-Evaluation + Vornamen-Faszinierte-Tochter + Inspiration von @TA_Interaktiv + Weekend = https://t.co/B7YF7jldys 02:30:27 PM September 20, 2020 from Twitter Web App ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Good Friday Run after celebrating my daughter's 10th birthday @ Uetliberg https://t.co/jzsPPHu0Gd 10:53:42 PM April 10, 2020 from Instagram ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Tough times in the world. Being a data and visualization geek, I also find something positive in it: Lots of stati… https://t.co/opANMGBsL1 07:04:17 AM April 07, 2020 from Twitter Web App ReplyRetweetFavorite
Author Archives: Silvan Mühlemann
The first sprint is done! Yes we finally started doing Scrum at tilllate.com*. Well, it’s not exactly how Schwaber and Sutherland would expect it. But our way fits our team. And the acceptance in both the IT team and the … Continue reading
When displaying an e-mail address on a webpage you obviously want to obfuscate it to avoid it getting harvested by spammers. But which obfuscation method is the best one? I drove a test with 10 methods. Here are the results. Continue reading
If you want to store large amount of volatile data (e.g. log file entries) in a database with a constant storage memory footprint and no maintenance to purge the old entries, a round robin database is the best solution. But … Continue reading
“unit testing is a test that validates that individual units of source code are working properly”, that’s what Wikipedia says about unit testing. That’s general knowledge. But what motivates me even more than the increased software quality is that it … Continue reading
A refreshing change from my daily routine as tilllate CTO (90% meeting, 10% coding) was my visit at the first Webtuesday Hackday yesterday (Hackday = “a day spent hacking with like minds”, as organizer Harry Fuecks defines it).
For now over three years we are working with unit tests. I’d like to share some of those experiences. As we have two frameworks in place for our website, I can compare two different strategies for unit tests. In our … Continue reading
There’s a number of pitfalls one should be aware of when working with AUTO_INCREMENT fields in MySQL. Last week, we fell in each of them: We have the table photos which contains all 15 million pictures on tilllate.com. This table … Continue reading
EXPLAIN is not the only way to analyze query perfomance im MySql because some things are not being taken into account. For example LIMIT clauses or the cost of the optimizer. There is also the mk-query-profiler. An interesting way to … Continue reading
I am a lazy guy. I hate moving my hand away from the keyboard to the mouse and back. So I try to use as much keyboard shortcuts as possible. Here’s 2 ways I improve my productivity by avoiding device … Continue reading