I’m Manuel Strehl, a web developer from Germany. My favorite topic, and what you will find most on this site, is getting information into a humanly digestible state.
You can also find me
on Twitter as @m-strehl,
on Github as Boldewyn,
on StackOverflow as Boldewyn, too,
as MDN editor and
I’ve put some images on DeviantART.
(“What’s a ‘Boldewyn’?”)
Digraphs in Firefox
9 Dec 2010
What are Digraphs? ¶ I really became addicted to Vim’s digraph feature. It’s a simple but elegant way to input higher Unicode by entering combinations of ASCII characters. In insert mode, you press Ctrl-K followed by a m…
Kate and Regular Expressions
4 Nov 2010
One of the main reasons, why I finally landed at Vim as editor was the lack of decent regular expression support in all other editors I used so far (except, of course, Emacs). That includes especially Notepad++ on Window…
21 Sep 2010
I’m Manuel Strehl, a true and thorough Bavarian web developer. And why, yes, I also own a Lederhose. Apart from dancing around some poles and Schuhplattling (ok, admitted, I never did that), I enjoy coding and devel…
Wireframes with SVG
7 Jul 2009
The state of the art way to communicate between web designer and developer is via Photoshop. This article presents an alternative, SVG, that provides several advantages over the “traditional” way.