Tim's Weblog
Tim Strehle’s links and thoughts on Web apps, software development and Digital Asset Management, since 2002.


2023-01-16 “Education in the obvious” – immer wieder das kleine Einmaleins
2023-01-12 Marco Urban: Spiegel inside (2007)


2022-12-31 Checkliste für die Auswahl eines DAM-Systems


2021-08-12 A Companion for WoodWing Assets


2020-05-20 Open source PHP client for the WoodWing Assets (Elvis) REST API


2019-06-10 First steps: A Symfony 4 PHP app in Docker
2019-03-19 The story of my favorite bug
2019-03-06 Using XML to copy data from PostgreSQL to MySQL
2019-02-17 Clean Data is more important than Clean Code


2018-08-30 Playing with the Camunda workflow engine (and PHP)
2018-06-14 What to put on a DAM Admin dashboard
2018-05-31 The “X” in JSON stands for Extensibility
2018-04-16 Digital Asset Management Reading List Feb./Mar. 2018
2018-03-05 For better software, keep talking
2018-02-07 Digital Asset Management Reading List Jan. 2018
2018-01-22 Linked Content: 8 steps toward content system interoperability


2017-12-30 Digital Asset Management Reading List Dec. 2017
2017-11-30 Digital Asset Management Reading List Nov. 2017
2017-11-01 W3C DAM Group kick-off today! Why I’m interested in schema.org for DAM
2017-10-29 Digital Asset Management Reading List Oct. 2017: Pivots and Blockchains
2017-09-19 Digital Asset Management Reading List Sep. 2017: Content Management, W3C schema.org group
2017-09-11 Web frontend integration: Just drop me a link
2017-08-15 Digital Asset Management Reading List Aug. 2017: Enterprise discontent, Orbit
2017-07-31 I’m leaving Digital Collections to join the SPIEGEL Verlag
2017-07-18 Digital Asset Management Reading List July 2017: ECM, findability, Northplains
2017-07-11 My DAM developer chronicles: 19 years at Digital Collections
2017-07-11 Digital Collections Blog: Bye bye, @tistre!
2017-07-07 Michel Biezunski: Topic Maps Now
2017-06-14 Digital Asset Management Reading List June 2017: DAM NY, DAM people, adoption
2017-06-02 Streaming an Ajax response with Vue.js and Server-sent events (SSE)
2017-05-18 10 years ago, I switched to the Mac
2017-05-09 Digital Asset Management Reading List May 2017: Content Platforms and Governance Councils
2017-05-03 Learning Java coming from PHP (1)
2017-04-18 Digital Asset Management Reading List Apr. 2017: Evolution and Trends
2017-04-07 Erik Dietrich: The Polyglot’s Dilemma
2017-03-31 Your company needs its own Knowledge Graph
2017-03-18 Digital Asset Management Reading List Mar. 2017: Mobile, Administration, Improving DAM
2017-03-17 Our DAM News piece on “Improving DAM Interoperability In 2017”
2017-03-10 Metadata values have metadata, too
2017-03-02 Slides: DAM Trends 2017
2017-02-19 Nuxeo’s Eric Barroca on DAM innovation and interoperability
2017-02-07 Digital Asset Management Reading List Feb. 2017: AI, IoT, DAM Foundation
2017-02-01 DAM innovation: Distributed content in Nuxeo and Picturepark
2017-01-12 My side projects in 2016
2017-01-06 Digital Asset Management Reading List Jan. 2017: Library, Metadata Automation, DAM in 2017


2016-12-06 Digital Asset Management Reading List Dec. 2016: Taxonomy, Hoarding, Innovation
2016-11-30 Company culture resources
2016-11-06 Digital Asset Management Reading List Nov. 2016: UX, Zapier, Metadata
2016-09-24 Where’s the “9 to 5” hackathon?
2016-09-08 I’m. So. Slow.
2016-08-25 Dominic Grzbielok: It’s DAMned hard to search for a Digital Asset Management system
2016-08-15 David Diamond: Metadata for Content Management
2016-08-12 To my new colleague
2016-07-31 Product idea: “City” visualization for software systems
2016-06-24 Speak the customer’s language and put content first in your DAM UI
2016-05-30 Where do I put search result context in schema.org?
2016-04-28 Digital Asset Management resources
2016-04-22 Distributed DAM: From silo to search engine
2016-03-10 Turn HTML into plain text with proper whitespace (in XSLT and PHP)
2016-02-24 A dropdown for large lists in a Symfony 3 form with choice_loader and Select2
2016-02-24 Adam Ard: Why Scrum is the Wrong Way to Build Software
2016-02-08 Gerry McGovern: If the customer really was king
2016-02-02 Getting started with product management
2016-01-22 Rick Yagodich: The Author Comes First
2016-01-20 System architecture: Splitting a DAM into Self-Contained Systems
2016-01-13 Dave Camp: Three Pillars (“Great or Dead”)
2016-01-13 schema.org RDFa markup for a DAM hypermedia API
2016-01-03 My side projects in 2015


2015-12-23 What DAM software release notes should look like
2015-12-18 Jonathan Rochkind: Linked Data Caution
2015-12-15 Product idea: Live meeting agenda for collaborative presentations
2015-12-04 schema.org markup for a DAM system photo record
2015-11-25 DAM and the Semantic Web – our webinar on Dec 9th
2015-11-06 Using CloudFront Signed Cookies with the AWS SDK for PHP
2015-11-01 Todd A: When you have too many to-dos for an employee, you need to hire another employee
2015-10-16 My “DAM Champ” interview
2015-10-15 Digital Asset Management.com: DAM Champ: Tim Strehle, Part 2
2015-09-27 Mike Hadlow: Heisenberg Developers
2015-09-19 Digital Asset Management.com: DAM Champ: Tim Strehle
2015-09-16 Erik Dörnenburg: Architecture without Architects
2015-09-07 Looking forward to the International Newsroom Summit in Hamburg
2015-09-03 Counting word frequency using NLTK FreqDist()
2015-08-28 “iTunes for news” – first impressions of Blendle in Germany
2015-08-27 Use ppolicy_hash_cleartext to keep OpenLDAP from storing and returning plain text passwords
2015-08-23 Listen to your engineers, don’t sink the Vasa
2015-07-06 Dave Winer: Too much linear thinking in news
2015-07-02 DC-X DAM system architecture, data structures, and APIs
2015-06-14 Topic Maps (as a standard) are dead, I’m afraid
2015-05-08 RDF and schema.org for DAM interoperability
2015-05-06 Vom Archiv- zum Redaktionssystem: Die Drehscheibe für kreative Inhalte
2015-04-29 Workflow awareness of DAM systems
2015-04-24 Find the latest articles on Digital Asset Management via Planet DAM
2015-04-13 Is there an XML standard for digital magazine replicas?
2015-03-19 Trust your developers’ opinion on technical debt
2015-02-28 strehle.de now powered by Topic Maps
2015-01-27 Demian Hess: Managing Digital Rights Metadata with Semantic Technologies


2014-12-22 Hunting for well-known Semantic Web vocabularies and terms
2014-12-10 Dreaming of a shared content store
2014-12-04 Deborah Fanslow: Information Professionals: A Field Guide
2014-12-02 Schema flexibility for power users