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Blog & Portfolio of Tim Adler

I'm technology-enthusiast, project-whisperer and Ruby-programmer.

A new Ruby-gem for the Giantbomb API

You know, I really like videogames. I also really like structured data about stuff. e.g. IMDB or TheMovieDB. When it comes to data for videogames the best place for structured data is hidden in the editorial content of Giantbomb. They also offer a...

  • #ruby
  • #giantbomb
  • #gem
  • #api

When RSPEC with Capybara fails with NotFound while serving AJAX-requests

"Concurrency is a bitch" this famous quote by any developer ever can haunt your everyday work like crazy. Why? Because mainly race-conditions and concurrency does not fit the "normal" way of thinking about code, which normally works like a cursor that...

  • #ruby
  • #rspec
  • #capybara
  • #webkit
  • #ajax
  • #database

From my portfolio


Productish is a podcast about the challenges and common conflicts in modern product-development. I am a permanent co-host there.

Pay With A Tweet

Pay With A Tweet is a software-as-a-service to allow your to spark referal-marketing for your product. I did the tech-project-management and a lot of the code.

Open Flair

Open Flair is an open-air music festival which is happening on a yearly basis in Eschwege Germany. I worked on the frontend and design of the website.