Ninety Minutes to #Berlin

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250km/h. Don’t try this at home.

While heading back home from Frankfurt to Berlin, I had to change trains in Hannover. From there to Berlin the distance is quite exactly 300km. Have you ever tried doing this on the infamous A2 Autobahn? It will usually take around three to four hours, often even more.

In comparison, the ICE train I’m currently in will do the same distance in less than ninety minutes.

Ninety. Minutes. From Hannover. To Berlin.

And yes: Spandau is not Berlin. But from Hannover to Spandau, it will only take around 75 minutes.

Codes: Xamarin Forms Training at Softed (2018-07-03 to 2018-07-05)

As promised to the participants, I uploaded the codes I developed during the Xamarin Forms-training to GitHub:

https://github.com/cloudibility/schulungen-xamarin-softed-20180703

The Java-based RESTful-service-application can be found here:

https://github.com/cloudibility/schulungen-xamarin-softed-20180703-java

Some good tutorials:

Guys, it was a pleasure spending those three days with you!

Five minutes late…

I am delivering a Xamarin workshop this week. Unfortunately for my sleeping habits, the location is Munich, appr. 550km away from home.

The best way to get there is by train, at least if you don’t like flying. So, my train was to depart at 4.30am. Which implied I would have to leave home at latest at 3.50am.

Well. So much for the theory.

In practice, I left home at 3.55am. Which caused me to directly head on the Autobahn towards Munich. Instead of having a somewhat relaxed trip to the Bavarian capital, I had an unrelaxing one in my car. And instead of elegantly driving with an ICE-train from Munich to Frankfurt and then back home on Friday, I’ll drive back home on Thursday and try to catch the morning train from Berlin to Frankfurt on Friday, since I don’t want do sit in my car for 10+ hours.

This makes five minutes quite important.

And that’s why I try to keep an eye on the details, though I’m the high-level guy at Cloudibility.

Driver

2.51mm F/2.0 1/100s ISO94, HTC U12+, filtered using Adobe Lightroom CC

Some minutes ago, I drove my children back home to their mom. After releasing them at home, I played a little bit with my HTC U12+ and enjoyed its front camera’s ability to add fake bokeh to selfies.

I like this picture!

For the winners

3.95mm F/1.8 1/100s ISO400, Huawei P20 Pro, filtered using Adobe Lightroom CC

Today, a ballroom tournament takes place in the wonderful Tanzschule am Bürgerpark in Berlin Pankow.

The team has prepared everything and is ready for some great competition. And the winners will receive and glory and those wonderful cups.

Go for it!

Life at Cloudibility (IV): Best. Team. In. The. World.

Cloudibility-Logo-SquareWe have the best team in the world. Period.

I’ve never seen a team being that committed. That focused. That inquisitive. That eager to learn. That funny. That great.

Team, I am so proud of working with you! 

Next week, we will start our expansion. I mean: We will really start it. Three new Team-Members at the beginning of the month. Two more in the middle. One more beginning of August. One more at mid of August. One, two, three perhaps beginning of September.

But: I am not afraid. I know, that we already have a great team and we will continue to be one. We looked carefully at the new colleagues‘ character and found them to match the team in culture and commitment.

Sandra, Ronny, Emily: Welcome!

You will be part of Cloudibility, you will shape us and you will grow with us. And I am very confident to count you in next time when I write about the:

Best. Team. In. The.World.