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Since I've been on Mastodon for about a month now I think it's time for an :

I'm a from the / area in North Rhine-Westphalia, 🇩🇪. I develop 🤖 apps. I like electronic music 🎶, movies 🎥 and TV shows 📺. I have a dog 🐕 and a few cats 🐈. I like (pristine) nature 🌳. Did I miss something? 🤔 Just ask me!

Why do have most modern languages the types on the right? Short answer: because of type inference and appealing code style. Long answer: read this article 😎

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OkHttp 3.13 Requires Android 5+

Unfortunately for the project that I'm working on this means staying on the 3.12.x branch of OkHttp 😔

IntelliJ IDEA's / Android Studio's multi-cursor feature is such a powerful tool, especially when migrating old code!

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In my last post I show how the US Congress did something stupid... but they apparently have some stiff competition.

Hyperlink Taxes? Meme Bans? E.U. Pushes Forward with Massively Terrible Copyright Regulations

The European Commission is destroying the as we know it for Europeans! 🤦🏼‍♂️

Transformed my dormant Raspberry Pi into a network-wide ad & tracking blocker with DietPi OS and Pihole 👍🏼

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‘German Regulators Just Outlawed Facebook's Whole Ad Business’

“Facebook will no longer be allowed to force its users to agree to the practically unrestricted collection and assigning of non-Facebook data to their Facebook user accounts…”

Also on our forum:

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Die Entscheidung des @Kartellamt zu Facebook ist richtig und wegweisend. Jetzt müssen auch die europäischen Datenschutzbehörden gegenüber Facebook die europäischen Datenschutzregeln durchsetzen

Trying out MockK mocking library for . First impression is very good. Can even mock extension functions 😱

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I can almost see the White Walkers. Shoot a few days ago when we had quite some snow in the region.

#snow #cold #nature #outside
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