Bulk import in a Cloudant database

After some issues with HR Assistant I was thinking it would be a good idea to create a separate database with only the Design documents as schema database. So I replicated all the documents from the original database to a brand new one and called it hrassistant_schema. After the successful replication I kept all only Read More

IBM InterConnect 2017 as a developer

As promised in a previous blogpost, I will zoom in on the technologies I have seen and used at IBM InterConnect I was surprised the amount of technical sessions at InterConnect. More then I then was expecting as lots of people told me It was all about middleware. Below my impression as a developer Open Read More

My take on IBM Connect 2017

IBM Connect went to the west coast of the USA, to the famous Moscone Center in the middle of San Francisco. Last week I have attended and spoken at IBM Connect. Here are some thoughts about the event.   San Francisco I had visited San Francisco for 3 years as end point of our road Read More

My slides from my presentation at IBM Connect 2017

Today I came back from San Francisco where I attend and speak at IBM Connect 2017. It was for me the first time speaking at such a big conference. And I must say I enjoyed it very much. DEV-1129 How Watson, Bluemix, Cloudant, and XPages Can Work Together In A Real World Application from Frank Read More

First time speaking at IBM Connect in San Francisco

After a long period on the sessions waitlist, I received an email that my session is approved, in the end. It will my first time speaking at IBM Connect/Lotusphere, so I am looking forward to it. My session will be about the HR Assistant application, which was the winner of the IBM Development Competition 2016. #1129 Read More

Websphere Liberty Profile and external authentication redirect

At one of my customers I was busy with the upgrade their virtual development environment. Current state Currently we run Websphere Application Sever 8 inside Rational Application Developer on a not so fat virtual development environment. Which cause lots of waiting for the developer to deploy changes of the portal to the local WAS server. Read More

My slides of my Cloudant introduction session at Meet IT

Last Wednesday Meet IT conference was held at IBM Client Center in Milan. I did a session about Cloudant and how you can use it inside an XPages application. My session was in the Auditorium, a big room like a theater with good chairs, very good audio and screens. Was nice to it such big Read More

Special page for my open source projects

Tonight I thought it would be a good idea to create a special page at my side with links of all my open source projects. You can find them here or at the bottom of my homepage. by

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