I joined the #jCycle #Joomla Challenge

Last week I joined the Joomla #jcycle challenge! It’s a kind of charity for the Joomla project. Cycling is a great way to raise money for charity. Our season sponsor joins this effort and donates by tradition 1 cent for every km ridden. If you like Joomla! and cycling, and you want to do something good, … Continue reading “I joined the #jCycle #Joomla Challenge”

Mobile Devices, Drupal, Composer and 217 km

Beside my Drupal work at artus.com I attended the Mobile Users FFM monthly meeting on Wednesday. The group exists since 13 years and started as the “Palm user group, Frankfurt”. Do you remember Palm? During the last 13 years the world has changed and it was interesting for me to hear stories about different types of … Continue reading “Mobile Devices, Drupal, Composer and 217 km”

News! I’m working as a Drupal Developer in Germany

The summer was wonderful. We finished the restoration of a house in the middle of July and we wanted to enjoy some weeks at the beach. As you know, we are Germans and there seems to be some truth in all these stereotypes about Germans, they always make plans 😉 So we did, we made a list … Continue reading “News! I’m working as a Drupal Developer in Germany”

More official Nextcloud Apps

As promised in the first blog post about the Nextcloud App Ecosystem, here comes the second one about all the official Nextcloud Apps that are disabled by default. To understand the different types of apps better, I would categorize them as following so far: Official Nextcloud app: A Nextcloud app is called official when it’s developed/maintained by Nextcloud GmbH … Continue reading “More official Nextcloud Apps”

First setup of my Nextcloud Box

Last Saturday at Nextcloud conference in Berlin the Nextcloud Box was announced. Frank said it’s a part of his promise/desire to make the world a better place by bringing your data home. How can the world be a better place with Nextcloud Box? What is Nextcloud Box? Nextcloud Box is a project between Western Digital Labs, … Continue reading “First setup of my Nextcloud Box”

Nextcloud Conference – Saturday

Today the contributor conference started. Yesterday was more business oriented, today the “get things done phase” starts. Jos opened the conference with a few words, Frank, Joe and Jane repeated their announcements of the Nextcloud box and 50 boxes are available to buy here at the conference for 70 Euro. The missing RaspberryPi is provided for free. Frank said, … Continue reading “Nextcloud Conference – Saturday”

Nextcloud Conference – Business Day

I had no idea what to expect from this conference but something inside said to me Go to Berlin, it’s important! So I went to Berlin to attend at least two days of the conference at Technische Universität. The Berlin Technische Universität is one of the largest and most prestigious research and education institutions in Germany and for a whole … Continue reading “Nextcloud Conference – Business Day”

Join us in Berlin! Nextcloud Conference Sep 16-22

The Nextcloud community will be meeting at the TU Berlin from September 16 to 22 for a week of talks and coding around the next generation private cloud technology. Finally I managed to be able to attend. Due to a lot of reasons only on Friday and Saturday, but hey – I’m happy to have these … Continue reading “Join us in Berlin! Nextcloud Conference Sep 16-22”

Nextcloud Apps, Apps, Apps …

So I installed Nextcloud Server and the Nextcloud iOS App and the OS X desktop client. I’m syncing my photos and other files and I’m so happy that everything works. I mean, not in the way “Yeah, it works somehow and I like it because it’s open source software and they are the good ones”. No, it’s more … Continue reading “Nextcloud Apps, Apps, Apps …”

Syncing your Personal Cloud with Nextcloud Desktop Client

After installing Nextcloud Server und Nextcloud iOS app last week, I noticed that there was no Nextcloud desktop client for OS X available on their website. One of the most important things in my personal cloud is the synchronisation between my Nextcloud server and my desktop. The reason for the missing desktop client was simple. The existing OwnCloud client worked … Continue reading “Syncing your Personal Cloud with Nextcloud Desktop Client”