Daniel Hiller

Geek, programmer, father

Hey there, I’m Daniel Hiller.

I’m a software engineer focused on backend services with more than 15 years of work experience. I’m working on KubeVirt, where I learn Go and Kubernetes. Previously my main workhorses have been Java, Spring Boot, Jenkins, Bash and AWS.

I strive to create software that is useful for people so they can get their job done in less time and with less effort. This hopefully leads to people having time to think about how they can work more efficiently, thus getting better in doing their job.

I focus heavily on automation to avoid tedious repeatable tasks over and over again. I strongly believe that it’s the purpose of my profession to automate all the things so everyone can benefit from it. This very much manifests in how I work.

I strongly believe in:

Latest blog post

Run multiple Intellij version installations on linux - part 2

In my previous article I have shared how to run multiple versions of IntelliJ IDEA. Recently I had some funny stuff going on with the desktop items for applications. How to go about adding and updating these I’d like to share in this article, so my future self can have a look how to do that should the need arise.


Featured presentation

Boyscouts vs. broken windows

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