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About me or someone who is just alot like me...

My name is Peter Petermann, but as you are visiting my Homepage you probably know that already.

Besides my work as a senior software developer I also have several hobbies that I try to spend time on, one of them is quite close to what I do on my job - developing software, games and sometimes websites, which is basically the reason why you can find information about some of my private projects here.

Now I could go on writing about all my other hobbies, like reading, writing, my love for music, the sword fighting I used to do, but frankly, I don't want to put too much irrelevant stuff up here - also I believe I'm inherently bad in writing about myself

Feel free to visit my blog (link is on the upper right) to find another of such meaningless about pages - and a few hopefully more interesting posts as well..

If you feel you should know more about me than this, feel free to contact me, for example per email to: ppetermann80(at) or chat to me on one of the usual social networks, you shouldn't have trouble finding me on xing, linkedin, facebook, twitter..
If you need to contact me in a more secure way, you can reach me on ppetermann(at) as well (I can recommend their service, and this to me is the preferable way), or you can find the public pgp key on the sks key servers (for the gmail-address) here

Code which might or might not be useful

Sometimes I publish some of my code, and sometimes people find that useful. If you are looking for any of my projects you better head to one of the more code related sites that they are hosted at.

As mentioned before - most you should find on github. However sometimes I write about codestuff too, which means the code category of my blog might be interesting too.

GameDev the game of making games

As I mentioned in my introduction, I spend some time with game development, both professionally and as a hobby, and I quite often visit gamejams, events where games are made in a very limited amount of time.

Right now I'm working on a website to showcase those games, and once I'm done, I'll probably link some of my projects here, until then this part will be rather empty.

As with the code, I have a section of my blog dedicated to gamedev, so you might find a bit of stuff here.

For those who are more interested in the results of gamejams (meaning: gaames) you can have a look at this Youtube Playlist, which contains all videos from gamejam games that I've worked on.

Websites because I wouldn't put it all on my homepage

Over the years I've ended up running a hand full of website, so I figure if you found my homepage, then probably because you might have been looking for one of these.

Latest Posts and other feeds

2016.07.24 00:49:02

I just posted a new blog about some composer related stuff …

2016.07.24 00:47:21
composer – what you should know. Last year I wrote a piece called “a few thoughts about composer and how people use it“. In that post I had a list of things which are problematic about how composer is used. That post got widely recognized, linked an visited, but in general those issues still exist. However lately I’ve had even more people asking questions (either on related forums, irc or even irl) about problems that stem from issue number 2: people are using composer as an installer (and sometimes Number 3 because of Number 2). In that Post I already …
2016.06.29 17:37:23

Verifying myself: I am ppetermann on Z65jff_xAYb4yBq_KK3CQB2CdNWm10acfDkF / …

So, yesterday on Twitter I joked about the last post of #oneweekdailyblogging, saying that I thought that we’d post drunk from a party today. @Tom174_ picked up up on that, and I decided that since I had brought it up honor demanded that I should really do that post with Tom. @Anemsalok lets do this! With pictures ;) @ppetermann @badidol — Tom Burck (@Tom174_) June 24, 2016 Well, I’m on the party, Tom is on the party, we both consumed enough alcohol to count, and he tells me that he already scheduled a post before we came here.. Guess you …
A lot of people post a lot of shit on social media. Especially when it is about politics, conspiracy theories, or other highly polarizing things, a lot of people don’t even make the effort to check their source. I’ve called out several friends in the past, when they posted something with an untrustworthy source, or worse things that are obviously false. What gets me each time, is how often people respond in a careless manner, saying things like: “It was just a link, I can’t check every link I copy” (well maybe you should copy less links) or “Well I …
Right after yesterday’s post WordPress congratulated me to 100 posts. Interesting, I somehow thought I had written more in the 6 years since I moved from my old blog to this. This morning I still didn’t know what to post about today, and someone (already forgot who, sorry) posted a link to a test that was supposedly identical to one researchers had used to do a study on how many left-radicals or left extremists are in Germany. The test itself was quite simple, the questions almost leading, and you could only answer yes or no, where a scale from 1 …
So, today it happend @tom174_ managed to post before me, and about the same subject I wanted to blog about – worse, he is posting almost exactly what i wanted to post on the subject. Maybe the whole referendum isn’t …
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