Alex Seifert

Alex is a developer, a drummer and an amateur historian. He enjoys being on the stage in front of a large crowd, but also sitting in a room alone, programming something or writing about history.

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Numb by Kyle Seifert

Numb by Kyle Seifert

I’m happy to announce that my brother, Kyle Seifert, has published his first novel called Numb, a sinister crime novel about a serial killer.

Books News
BookJournal 1.1.0 Released

BookJournal 1.1.0 Released

I am happy to announce version 1.1.0 of BookJournal has been released! The program is free and available for Windows, macOS and Linux.

BookJournal News Projects
Developer’s Notebook on Patreon

Developer’s Notebook on Patreon

Developer’s Notebook is now on Patreon.

News Projects
Announcing the Developer’s Notebook Podcast

Announcing the Developer’s Notebook Podcast

The Developer’s Notebook Podcast has released its first episode, officially marking its launch.

Development News Projects
Windows 95 as an Electron App

Windows 95 as an Electron App

An operating system that was released 25 years ago and required an entire computer to run can now instead be run in a browser window with an interpreted language.

Featured Programs and Tools Windows
Coping with Long Meetings at Work

Coping with Long Meetings at Work

Meetings have always been the worst part about any job for me. They make me anxious and stress me out so I have developed strategies for coping with them.

Featured Health
Retro Software: BeOS

Retro Software: BeOS

In the early-1990s, a lesser-known operating system was born named BeOS. It was an operating system that was ahead of its time, but was never able to gather much support.

Featured Retro Software
Developer’s Notebook

Developer’s Notebook

I am very happy to announce a brand new project of mine called Developer’s Notebook, a blog and news website with content for developers.

Development Featured News Projects Web Development
How I Try Out a New Technology

How I Try Out a New Technology

Trying out a new technology can be a bit tricky, so a set of specs for a test app is necessary to give the tests meaning.

Development Featured Projects Web Development
Why I Use Virtual Machines for Projects

Why I Use Virtual Machines for Projects

I don’t like clutter. In fact, I am very picky about what I install on my computer which is one reason I love virtual machines to experiment with new technologies.

Development Featured Linux Programs and Tools
Boilerplate Web Apps in Node.js and TypeScript

Boilerplate Web Apps in Node.js and TypeScript

Since I am constantly starting a new project, I got tired of always having to set up each web app from scratch. Therefore, I decided to create a couple of boilerplate apps in Node.js and TypeScript.

Development Featured Web Development
The Productivity Tools I Use

The Productivity Tools I Use

In this post, I talk about which productivity tools I use for my work as a developer, my personal development projects and my personal life.

Development Featured Programs and Tools