Hi there 馃憢

I’m Philip, a freelance IT consultant and Indie Hacker from Berlin 馃嚛馃嚜

  • On my main blog rieckpil.de, I create content under the slogan Testing Java Applications Made Simple with a focus on Java, Kotlin, Spring Boot, Testing and AWS 馃崈
  • This site acts as a meta blog for topics that don鈥檛 fit on my technical blog: freelancing, motivation, indie hacking, productivity, etc.

Giving My First Talk at a Public Conference

Journey & Lessons Learned - Stepping out of my comfort zone to give a technical talk at a public conference in front of more than 150 developers.

June 20, 2022 路 14 min 路 Philip

Self-Publishing a Book With (Almost) Complete Strangers

A two-year retrospect after co-authoring and self-publishing a technical ebook on Leanpub about Java, Spring Boot, and AWS with co-authors I met on Twitter.

April 18, 2022 路 29 min 路 Philip

How I Made $35k Selling My First Online Course - A Retrospect

A one-year retrospect after creating and selling my first online course: my strategy, the actual journey, mistakes, and recommendations.

October 22, 2021 路 32 min 路 Philip