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. My main workhorses have been Java, Spring Boot, Jenkins, Bash and AWS recently.

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:

I believe that it’s much better to have 50% automated than 100% manual process.

Latest blog post

Fetch own commits for last X days

TLDR: Here’s how to fetch the commits you yourself did for the last X days. The example does it for last two weeks:

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Featured presentation

Boyscouts vs. broken windows


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