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entrepreneur, web-developer, ceo and founder of smooster


We provide designers with an easy-to-use tool to get websites for their customers started and maintained in a stressless and mostly tech-free way

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Sebastian Maier

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for rules



Ruby on Rails, Test-Driven Development, Beautiful Code, Usability, Focused on the right thing.

Why I chose Ruby over PHP

2013-10-10 After a decade developing in PHP I eventually started to develop in Ruby - on I wrote why: 

why I started to develop in Ruby

[German] Article: CMS SEO Checklist for Designers

2013-09-30 We created a CMS SEO Checklist for designers working with developers, to give designers a tool to verify if a cms is optimized for seo related issues. The article is written in german: 

CMS SEO Checklist for Designers and Developers

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