Hey, I’m Jan. I’m a husband with 3 wonderful kids and an amazing wife (and a dog, 2 cats…). I’m living and working in Germany by Aachen, but I was born in east Germany GDR. So Yes, I’m also a refugee!
My day time goes on these things:
Here is a short list of open source projects where I’m doing some stuff (or spent some time to it).
- MahApps.Metro A framework that allows developers to cobble together a better UI for their own
WPFapplications with minimal effort. https://mahapps.com
- MahApps.Metro.IconPacks Awesome icon packs for
UWPin one library
- MahApps.Metro.SimpleChildWindow A simple child window for MahApps.Metro
- GongSolutions.WPF.DragDrop A drag’n’drop framework for WPF.
- Simple Music Player SimpleMP or Simple Music Player is a simple and easy to use music player for free. It plays the most common music files (mp3, ogg, wma, wav) in a simple way.
- ControlzEx Shared controls for WPF which makes your life easier.
I’m also help(ed) and contribute(d) to these awesome projects.
- Chocolatey GUI A delicious GUI for Chocolatey. Chocolatey GUI is an user interface for Chocolatey (the Machine Package Manager for Windows).
- Hardcodet NotifyIcon for WPF. NotifyIcon (aka system tray icon or taskbar icon) for the WPF platform
- Material Design In XAML Toolkit Google Material Design in XAML & WPF, for C# & VB.Net https://materialdesigninxaml.net
- MahApps.Metro v3.0.0
- GongSolutions.WPF.DragDrop v2.4.0 / v3.0.0
- MahApps.Avalonia.IconPacks for Avalonia UI the cross platform XAML Framework for .NET Framework, .NET Core and Mono
- Simple Music Player v2.0
- JeoAppardy with Vue.js
- Half marathon (sometime)
- Improving my poor English (it’s terrible)
- Learn Autodesk Fusion 360
- 3D printing
- I love punk music and all other rocking stuff #PunksNotDead
- Yes, I’m a Vinyl junkie
- I love reading criminal books
- Arduino, Raspberry Pi, 3D printer interested
- Since February 2021 I have a Prusa Mini+ 3D printer
- Maybe a Nerd
I received the MVP award in Visual Studio and Development Technologies in 2015.
Currently I received the MVP award for the fifth time, now in Windows Development.
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This page was inspired by Derek Sivers.