Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

October 2009

Yay! Got accepted for the Tech Talk on November 13 in ! Wanna know what they think of the @appcelerator approach…

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@MartinAssmann Awesome costume! Have fun at the Halloween party!

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Wow, this is pretty awesome: DIY Hud Display featuring the phone: http://bit.ly/2R2sT2 (via @bensen)

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The Press Center now has a Twitter Directory: http://bit.ly/uu7Jk (via @frischkopp)

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You don’t wanna be Garmin or TomTom after Google announced Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0 => http://bit.ly/1sGzvB

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If the data format has an ® by its name it probably isnt great 4 transparency/open data http://bit.ly/3KPCR3 (@therealfitz, @adrianholovaty)

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@BinaryJunkie Sure thing! First I need to migrate the whole project over to the latest GWT. Happy spec reading, let me know when you’re thru

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Need to update REST Describe & Compile (http://bit.ly/3TM4kN) then to support the latest iterationWADL

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Props to Marc Hadley (http://bit.ly/3SIzD) for submitting WADL to the W3C (http://bit.ly/rJkjq). Big step forward!

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@gfxmonk Makes sense. If you want, you can add steiner.thomas as a GRiS committer, I still believe in the open via way.

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RT @dalmaer:”Overall, wrapping code as a large comment is faster than wrapping the code as a string […]” http://bit.ly/3uYXK class=”hashtag” rel=”search” href=”//twitter.com/search?q=%23JavaScript”>#JavaScriptpt

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@nemet Wow, nice one. And you haven’t even tried to imagine the CSE team’s sufferings… Live long and prosper and enjoy your post-Google life

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Had Compliance dept. review my project today. No major show-stoppers so far. Feels good NOT to be working for the “good idea, but…”-bin!

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Embarassing how even Google apps forget to URL-encode special characters in password fields. & = %26, I mean not just you Panoramio…

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@tcurdt +1 The annoying thing is: there’re T-Mobile & Vodafone almost all over the place, but still they only offer voice plans, but no data

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.@gtugs Yay! Yet another! Karlsruhe’ll be founded on NOV10 in the 1&only Badisch Brauhaus http://bit.ly/1VD1l1. I’ll come!

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Google AdWords API PHP Client Library is the new APIlity http://bit.ly/160B6H @adwordsapi

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RT @aemkei: Hmmm, are @tomayac and me the only ones who tweet about JavaScript and live in Hamburg? http://j.mp/wmGIw - Don’t think so!

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RT @betsyphd:TODAY’S INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY. SHOUT AWAY! http://capslockday.com // And I thought $CUSTOMER was yelling @ me

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Yay! It’s here at Google. Stop by, line up, ask yours. [*]Conditions apply: Must be tier 9+ </sarcasm>

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[Older, but still useful] Debugging hints for making sure your implementation works: http://bit.ly/1UcS5E

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RT @pamelafox:Only 30 sign-ups for Tech Talk so far. There must be more Zurich developers than that! http://bit.ly/3pB2ys

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data no longer avail. in Google Webmaster Tools! Here’s why (did you even notice?): http://bit.ly/11lsKX

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Duh. Just used my social graph to reconstruct someone’s name. Embarassing, I know, but still better than asking her for her LDAP.

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RT @MartinAssmann:Looking forward to see @twephanie &a@larsrassras from oWave Team at @GTUGMuc meeting on NOV11: http://gtug-muc.org

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@gfxmonk BTW: I have a black on white CSS in place now for GRiS (remember?). Ping me if you want it, ideally you include it in settings.

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@gfxmonk Hi! I’m on 3.1 as well, you need to find the right Backgrounder. Plus: GRiS runs better than ever! Less crashes w/ huge syncs!

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OH Itay Talgam: “He’s suffering, that is, he’s enjoying himself the way.”

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To all people in : make sure to check out the national park http://twitpic.com/m4dsk

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RT @IrishTimesBiz:Interview w/ Google CEO Eric Schmidt in tomorrow’s paper. He’s in w/ 2500 staff for a sales conference!

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In / these days. Quote from taxi driver: “There’re just 2 speeds in Ireland: slow & stop. Pressure is for tyres!”

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RT @Shonzilla: adoption’s about to explode. You’ve all the necessary conditions (12 devices, 26 countries, 32 carriers) Eric Schmidt

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If U send me a message via LinkedIn, it emails me that some1 has sent me a message. If then the message asks if they may send email…Got it?

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Get Quick Look for folders in : in Terminal type “defaults write com.apple.Finder QLEnableXRayFolders 1” http://bit.ly/2pEU0D

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RT @kojote:RT @RAULde:lives in his own world. That’s OK, he’s known there. // (translated from German)

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@vinoaj Website Optimizer Cookies? Wow! Feel my envy? Can you beat my Beer Cosy, though? http://twitpic.com/lhhro

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@jhaynie Yay, 0.7 has been pushed to a MacBook Pro very closely near me. Awesome updates. Thanks, @appcelerator!

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RT @Mathieulh:There’s a new 3GS Bootrom iBoot-359.3.2 around […] which is no longer vulnerable to the 24kpwn exploit.

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@jhaynie Thanks, Jeff for the assuring response. Looking forward to the 0.7 release then.

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RT @vinoaj:Check out the ga.js changelog at http://bit.ly/3966ss // Important when you serve your own ga.js

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@hh_cocoaheads Hi there Hamburg Cocoaheads! Is there any upcoming meet-up planned? Would like to join!

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@JohnMu “Playing w/ PHP & Fetch as Googlebot” means you try if you can trick Google via “if ($_SERVER[‘HTTP_USER_AGENT’] == Googlebot)”?

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RT @filiber @oliverzenglein:Speed’s key! Really good preso from Matthew Trewhella (@LordofGoats). Check http://bit.ly/TYdDm

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RT @berlingtug: Hackathon in Berlin this Sunday Oct 18 http://bit.ly/wdNWX - Signup on mixx: http://bit.ly/2KyFkI

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Love Gmail Labs? Then you’ll love Webmaster Tools Labs: malware details & fetch as Googlebot http://bit.ly/2JV class=”hashtag” rel=”search” href=”//twitter.com/search?q=%23gwmchelp”>#gwmchelph#SEO

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I have 0.6.2 installed. I get notified that 0.6.1 is available, while 0.7 should be out. Weird. What am I doing wrong, @jhaynie ?

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RT @ChristopherBlum:32 Tips To Speed Up Your MySQL Queries http://wong.to/ynhqa // Hint 31 helps most if you have HUGE tables

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Fire in the Google Hamburg office. Well, a simulated one. It’s Building Evacuation Awareness Week. Was the 1st to leave the office. Sign?!

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Hating HTML emails as much as Word attachements. Casually both make sense (eg multiline bullet lists for mail). Generally both’re über-used!

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Conspiration theories: geohot is appuloha1l is ferociousbird. The moon landing never happened. Born before 9/11 but still tweet this (XKCD).

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RT @avinashkaushik: Tips for tracking Google with, what else :), Google : http://tr.im/ABTp

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OH @hdsjulian: Just in time for Christmas lowers price levels! (translated from German)

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Loving it when you ask for documentation & people send you code. If done well, actually yes, the code can be the documentation.

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Via @goodbyebuddy I get DM’ed as people unfollow me. Why should I even bother if someone “following” 5435 users unfollows me?

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RT @kojote: RT @nicolesimon The “WiFi At Conferences” Problem - Joel on Software http://bit.ly/18EUPz // true, so true. Thx for sharing

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@chanezon @vinoaj I should connect both of you w/ my wife. She makes the best Gazpacho. The real thing, not an imitation (she’s Spanish).

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RT @bebroll: great post on issues discovered when installing apps: http://bit.ly/HD0GT thanks team // (relevant for devs)

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Yay! FW 3.1.2 fixes issue (no wakeup from sleep)! Yay^2: still -able. Merci Apple! http://bit.ly/17hj0Q

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Google’s crawling solution from (http://bit.ly/25OrBI) requires a server-side change. Isn’t dumping states in <noscript>s easier?

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One of these freedom moments today: rental car, Queen - Bohemian Rhapsoy full volume. Except I was not cruising California, but Ruhrpott…

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.@nelson Thx 4 ur response! Regarding Auschwitz tourism creepyness factor, I recommend the movie “And Along Come Tourists” http://tr.im/AWzh

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RT @dewitt: 2.0 M1 is out! A use-at-your-own-risk preview, but there are *many* awesome features coming very soon: http://j.mp/g4joO

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@nelson It’s your business but “like Disneyland” & “Auschwitz” in same tweet makes an offending comparison. Not as a Jew, but as a German.

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On the way to AMS. GRiS (http://tr.im/APbF) filled w/ 500+ feed items. That’s a good offline feed reader (). <3 reading!

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RT @jos_tweets: How to convince your boss to use twitter: http://tr.im/AMfR

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RT @pedrodias, @leeodden:HowTo Ask A Eng For Help http://bit.ly/hSfUA //Knowing the other side, read http://tr.im/qAAq instead!

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1) You buy an app 2) Shortly after pulls it off the DE 3) Updates appear 4) Legitimate buyer cant get’em

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Great metaphor w/ the automatic doors @ Googleplex, @mattcutts. Saw myself stranded there couple times. See all interviews http://tr.im/AIxX

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RT @mattcutts: This interview is the deepest public discussion of how Google evals search quality that I’ve ever seen: http://bit.ly/2tLvpO

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RT @mattcutts: Two good Google interviews: Amit Singhal (head of core ranking) http://bit.ly/7RgGh and Eric Schmidt http://bit.ly/csMHJ

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RT @bradneuberg:.@jasonw22 When asked “Canvas or SVG?” I generally say “Yes”. That’s like saying Hashtable or Linked List? Depends on prob.

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Google Webmaster Tools verification is easier: now also works w/ servers that return 200 instead of 404 http://bit.ly/XeFyR

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RT @filiber: RT @missmcj: 92% of people use the same passwords across sites http://bit.ly/kMF6h

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RT @Shonzilla:This pretty much sums up the hype behind : http://j.mp/fuck4wave-in… (via @burntime) // LOL

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Enjoying how seemlessly & perfectly my tweet read statuses get synced between hone &#Echofon. This is good software!

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Searching for a good extractor (for backups made by iTunes) for MacOSX? This one definitely rocks: http://bit.ly/yG4kq

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RT @vinoaj: Secret feature of Google Reader http://ff.im/-91bXR//Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, b, a! Loving it!

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