Welcome! Inside you’ll find articles about technology. My expertise is the web, but I also write about more general topics like work process, economy and social implications and in another blog about general social topics and visions.


I’m Thorsten Roggendorf, web application developer, team leader, freelance IT consultant, biologist, visionary. You’re looking at my blog of technology related articles.
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minimal stack

My minimal stack and approach for writing professional single page applications (SPAs). Introduction When writing a web application, one has to choose from a vast collection of options. You may deploy it as PHP enriched with some jQuery (don’t laugh, that’s probably the majority of contemporary web apps). PHP usually means server side rendering. I …

Scale Me!

Today’s technology is a lot about scalability. That means you have built something that works for you and a few people and now you want to scale the solution to work for thousands, millions, possibly billions of people/sensors/client-systems. Scaling technology is still tough but essentially understood. But what about scaling the people who make that technology? What about scaling me?