HR Assistant now as project at OpenNTF

Today I have added our winning application, HR Assistant, as project at OpenNTF. I have added the source code in a zip as the release, but I encourage you to go to the Github repository directly. Included a notice and license file, which is required for every project on OpenNTF. And last but not least, Read More

I will be speaking at Sutol 2016 in Prague

Yesterday I received an email that my session has been accepted for the upcoming Sutol Conference in Prague. It is the first time I will be at SUTOL, so I am looking forward to it. I heard some very good things about this conference.   Hope to see you in Prague next month, may be Read More

And the winner is…… HR Assistant

Last Friday during the closing session of Icon UK in London Inhi Suh announced, with a little help of Alan Hamilton, the results of the ICS Developer competition 2016. To my big surprise our submission, HR Assistant was selected as winner. Frédéric, my partner in crime in this competition was also very surprised a few timezones to Read More

My session slides of Icon UK 2016

At Icon UK I did a session about Servlets. The demo code can be found in a GIT repository on Bitbucket, by

2 years

Today it is 2 years ago that I started my own business as a Freelance developer and I must say I enjoy it every day. The past year I was helping out Belsoft with Application Development projects for their customers, but most of the time I was doing projects in the JEE world, working with Spring Framework (MVC, Read More

Speaking at IconUK 2016

I will be speaking, again, at IconUK in September in London During my holiday I already received an notification that one of my abstracts was accepted. Till last week I didn’t know which session was accepted, but now I know 😉   Hope to see you in London, register till it is too late   Read More

Start contribution to the OpenNTF wiki

At IBM Connect John Jardin was pitching the new wiki of OpenNTF. I think it is a very good initiative to collect as much as possible content about XPages and related subjects in one place. Today I have added my first wiki page about themes. I hope it will be helpful. I will call every Read More

JSF and NoSQL

This month I had some interviews for new Java projects and I noticed when you start about Notes and Domino the first reaction is of ‘is this still around…….’. I thought what is the reason of this reaction?? Most it comes for not knowing the real power of the new Development platform created by IBM, Read More

My take on Engage 2015

Yesterday I got back from Ghent after attending Engage. Theo Heselmans and his crew did it again. Everything was well organised in a stunning setting. For me it was an amazing event, meeting (again) so many people from the ICS Community. Finally there was time to catch up. Some observations In the Keynote I have Read More

2014 was a year of change

It is the time of the year to reflect the ending year. 2014 was a year of change in my professional life. Thanks I finally made the step to leave e-office and move on to start my own business as Freelance Java/Web and XPages developer. It took some time to take the step, but after talking Read More