I am…. speaking at Icon UK and Social Connections

I am on my way to Birmingham to attend and speak at Icon UK On Friday at 12:10 – 12:55 I will have my session Spring forward: an introduction to Spring boot and Thymeleaf for (XPages) developers The world of (XPages) developer is moving fast. Customers rethinking platforms and solutions. Spring Boot makes it easy Read More

I will be speaking at Engage, ship ahoy!

Earlier this week I got the confirmation from Theo Heselmans that my session proposal was accepted. I am extremely proud to speaking again at Engage. The agenda is, again, top notch. Engage is always a special place for me, because Theo gave me, in 2012, the opportunity to speak for the first time at such Read More

I am speaking at SNoUG, see you in Zurich

End of last week I received an very pleasent email from Andrew Magerman. My session has been accepted for SNoUG 2018 in Zurich on April 18th. My session Title: Spring forward: an introduction to Spring boot and Thymeleaf for (Xpages) developers. The world of (Xpages) developer is moving fast. Customers rethinking platforms and solutions. Spring Boot Read More

Make the NSF modern again with OpenNTF Domino API

Currently the Domino Jam 2025 on  underway, both on premise or online, where you can have a say about the missing features for the next Domino releases. Go participate today, https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/groups/community/domino2025. One of the idea posted by my fellow IBM Champion Daniele Grillo about moving the NSF to a more modern NoSQL approach. I totally agree Read More

Look back to 2017 and looking ahead

                    Last week I was thinking about 2017, business and personal wise. Speaking, running, backpacking, being a IBM Champion and more…. Speaking in 2017 Last year I had the opportunity to speak at IBM Connect in San Francisco, IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas and Engage in Read More

HR Assistant – now available in every language

One of the latest features I had add to HR Assistant is multi language support. It was obvious we needed this new features, as not the whole world is talking English 😉 One of my goals was to make it as configurable as possible. Default language The default language of the application is still English. Read More

Learn, share and Engage in Antwerp

Next week it is time for Engage Usergroup again. This time Theo Heselmans has chosen a very special location, next to the ZOO of Antwerp. Looking forward to meet everyone again and see what the sponsors have to offer. Theo and his team has put together a amazing agenda with top notch speakers and IBM Champions. Read More

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

IBM InterConnect 2017 – something completely different

IBM InterConnect 2017 is over, I must say I totally enjoyed it. Lots of attendees, it was crowded everywhere, but it gave a good vibe.  I have met a lot of new people I heard that it was Lotusphere in the old days. I totally agree with the blog by Gabriella Davis, it is time Read More