About this site

Hi, and welcome to my little blog ๐Ÿ‘‹

My name is Jannis Fedoruk-Betschki, and I am a university drop-out, who accidentally ended up as a web developer.

Accidentally? Huh?

Yeah, pretty much. In 2020, I started a new job at a start-up. My task was to build up a customer service team from the ground. Easier said than done, right?

All of a sudden, we had hundreds of customers โ€“ but not enough for it to pay of to hire more people. So, I sat down one evening and started a Udemy course on web development.

Fast-forward 3 years, and I start my first "real developer job" at a small development agency in Northern Germany.

Apart from this full-time job, I am also using my skills to run a Ghost CMS hosting service called Magic Pages.

On this little blog I am sharing about my entrepreneurial journey as a developer, some little side facts from my life, and wellโ€ฆanything I really feel like. It's my little corner of the internet โ€“ away from algorithms and likes.

Welcome! If you want to read about how I turned down a job at Apple, you're in for a treat:

How saying โ€œnoโ€ to Apple changed everything
In summer of 2017 I sat in a hip and trendy hotel in downtown Vienna. I was excited and nervous. So were all the others in our group. All trying to make conversation. All trying to impress a group of people wearing t-shirts with Apple logos on them. Apple was