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Hi there! My name is Adrian Kummerländer and I am a twenty-five-year-old software developer located in southern Germany.

I started to teach myself programming at the age of 10 and spent the first few years developing software in Delphi and C#. After switching from the Windows ecosystem to Linux as my primary operating system I started developing primarily in XSLT, Scheme and C++1 altough I enjoy it a lot to experiment with other languages and technologies such as Haskell, Forth, GLSL and NixOS.

My professional education in software development started with an apprenticeship as a computer science expert with subject area software development2 at Sybit in 2010 which I concluded with distinction in 2013.
My final project was on Optimizing the development of Adobe Interactive Forms in SAP CRM projects using modularization. This entailed the development of a custom preprocessor language enabling meta programming in XFA templates on SAP systems.

Between 2013 and 2017 I continued to work at Sybit as a part-time developer in the SAP CRM area where I developed business printout processes using ABAP, JavaScript and XSLT in addition to SAP WebUI, Hybris C4C and Java application development.

Between 2013 and 2015 I studied for my A levels at the Technische Oberschule which I concluded top of my class with a grade point average of 1.1.

Currently I am studying mathematics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Alongside my studies I work at the Institute for Applied and Numerical Mathematics where I contribute to OpenLB which is an open source C++ framework for numerical fluid flow simulations using Lattice Boltzmann Methods3.

Although software development and tinkering with my computer systems definitely is a primary occupation of mine both professionally and recreationally, I also enjoy reading hard science fiction, running around in nature as well as going to concerts and festivals.

I use this website to document some of my thoughts and experiences concerning software development and various other topics in addition to summarizing some of my projects.

  1. I especially enjoy playing around with template metaprogramming↩︎

  2. This mouthful really is the official translation of my recognized trade but I for one prefer referring to myself simply as a software developer↩︎

  3. My bachelor thesis discusses the local refinement of the lattice in these methods↩︎