Jens Oliver Meiert on philosophy, adventure, arts, and web development. Sometimes based on temper, usually on thinking.
My next book is coming! “The Little Book of HTML/CSS Frameworks.” I’m wrapping it up with the team of O’Reilly as we speak. In the book, I share much of my experience architecting, developing, and maintaining web frameworks, as I’ve done for Google, Aperto, and GMX…
Presentational markup for everyone.
Love is vulnerability. First and foremost, love is vulnerability. It took me many years to recognize this. Many years in which there wasn’t much love in my life, even permitted in my life. I had locked it all out, out of fear to be seen… vulnerable.
A couple of weeks ago I read Samuel Smiles’ Character, a book extraordinarily useful and important. I think you’d like it. “Character is one of the greatest motive powers in the world. In its noblest embodiments, it exemplifies human nature in its highest forms…”
How there’s more than meets the eye.
We’re bringing 2014 to a close, and just as with 2013 I like to end with something constructive, something encouraging.
This is going to be a bit, lengthy. I told you I had traded activities for locations. Continuing the trip around the world that I began last year, here’s where I went in 2014.
At the end of every year I’m recollecting new things I’ve done and new places I’ve seen. Here’s what I tried in 2014.
I love what technology has allowed all of us to do, from writing and publishing for the masses to designing and coding for the masses to photography and arts for the masses. But as a professional in an industry that is easy for people to enter…
In my book a website embeds all those third party share and like and +1 scripts, whether from Facebook or from Twitter or from Google (or from AddThis) like this: <div id=social></div>. That’s it. The reason for this brevity is maintainability.
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Jens Oliver Meiert is a German author, philosopher, adventurer, artist, and web developer.
As a philosopher in spe Jens still sharpens his profile through the respectful study of philosophy, psychology, social sciences, &c.
As a web developer Jens is specialized in complex international websites (Google), works on standards (W3C), and writes for technical publishers (O’Reilly, Webdesign mit CSS).