Matthias Andrasch

Hey, there!

My name is Matthias and I'm a Web Developer living in Vienna, Austria.

As a developer my goal is to build accessible and robust web experiences by following the "keep it simple"-approach.

My personal interests are climate and social justice.

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Mountains and houses, person standing in front of them

Passionate about:

In my personal time I enjoy blogging, learning and discussing web development approaches with others in the field of Open Source. I'm interested in bridging the gap between a good developer experience (DX) and a good editor and user experience (UX).

My general interests are climate and social justice. I am devastated about the current state of the climate emergency - which is massively threatening the well-being of future generations.

I'm a huge fan of green mobility via Klimaticket Austria! 🥰 Want to go for trip without a car? Check out Zuugle, Bahn zum Berg & more.

Current job:

My current job is being a Web Developer at gugler* MarkenSinn - a web agency located in St. Pölten, Lower Austria.

The team of MarkenSinn commited itself to build accessible and sustainable web experiences. MarkenSinn is advisory board member of Web Accessibility Certificate Austria (WACA).

The head organization gugler* participates in the movement economy for the common good and publishes common good reports openly. Other companies taking part in the movement are VAUDE and Sonnentor.

Development topics:

SvelteKit • VanillaJS • CSS3 • WordPress • typo3 • Laravel • CraftCMS • Bootstrap • TailwindCSS • Eleventy • HeadlessCMS • JamStack • Accessibility (a11y) • Sustainable Web Design • Gitpod • Ionic • Vite • DDEV • NodeJS • WCAG • DevOps

Stations of life:

  • Grown up in the mountainless parts of Eastern Germany 🇩🇪
  • Apprenticeship as IT-Specialist in software development (Fachinformatiker/in für Anwendungsentwicklung), Berlin
  • Bachelor of Arts Media Education, University Magdeburg
  • Moved to Cologne -
    • Master of Arts in the field of Media Pedagogy, Social Work and Management (MAPAM), TH Köln.
    • Scientific employee in the field of Open Educational Resources (OER) and media education at University Cologne and TH Köln.
  • Moved to Vienna, Austria 🇦🇹

Open Source activities:

I enjoy blogging, learning and discussing demo projects out in the open with others. Follow me on Github, Twitter and for latest updates.

My DDEV lab

DDEV is an open source swiss army knife for PHP development and runs on all operating systems. This is my personal notebook for working with DDEV.

DDEV pull WordPress generator

Online generator to help with the creation of DDEV pull scripts for WordPress, developed with SvelteKit.

Eleventy plain Bootstrap5 starter

Bootstrap starter theme for static site generator Eleventy/11ty.

Klimakrise Schnelldurchlauf

Educational one pager about the climate emergency.


Tiny web project to help with the discovery of Open Educational Resources (OER), developed with Eleventy/11ty.


“The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life.” ― Rabindranath Tagore


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