This is the blog and portfolio of Maik Vlcek, a German developer
with a passion for readable code, a structured mind and a bucket full of creativity.

I am currently living in Tokyo, working as an Android developer at SnapDish.

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Never use a color as android:drawable="@color/primary" and set it to transparent in some activity. It will eventually vanish from everywhere

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Being an professional Android developer for 1 year now and enjoying the platform.

Ruby on Rails

Worked with Ruby on Rails on some projects. Love Ruby for it's object orientedness.


Worked with Javascript through libraries for over 5 years. Unobstrusive is king!


I use Git in my daily work in every project and cannot (and do not want to) live without it.

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