MacTech Spotlight: Alexander Schoen & Peter Maurer, Many Tricks
Volume Number: 24 (2008)
Issue Number: 05
Column Tag: MacTech Spotlight
MacTech Spotlight: Alexander Schoen & Peter Maurer
Alexander Schoen & Peter Maurer
What do you do?
Alex: Creative Director, Supporter, Sales Guy, Charmer - unless I'm busy codin'
Peter: CVO (Chief Visionary Officer); Code Monkey
How long have you been doing what you do?
Alex: Working as a part of Many Tricks about a year, another year for various companies.
Peter: I started developing applications on my Atari ("first computer") back in 1990, when I was 14. Creating a full-fledged graphics editor (including a font creation tool) with Omikron Basic took me almost a year.
What was your first computer:
Alex: Macintosh Plus
Peter: Atari 1040 STFM
Are you Mac-only, or a multi-platform person?
Alex: multi-platform person - OS X, Linux, Windows
What attracts you to working on the Mac?
Alex: Performance, Security and OS X being a UNIX-derivate.
Peter: Ease of use due to the Mac's unrivaled user interface; Cocoa.
What's the coolest thing about the Mac?
Peter: The illuminated Apple logo.
Where can we see a sample of your work?
Peter: On your Mac, ideally. If not, visit petermaurer.de/software for an overview of Mac projects I've been working on.
The next way I'm going to impact IT/OS X/the Mac universe is:
Alex: Revealed secrets aren't secrets anymore. ;-)
Peter: Mac software. Oh, wait. That's also the current way.
Your company or home URL:
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