Speaking at ISBG, hope to see you in Stockholm

Finally the agenda is published for the ICS Nordic event, ISBG. This year I will be one of the speakers. Sessions I will do 2 sessions, both about Spring Boot. One is an introduction to Spring Boot especially for Domino developers. The second will be more advanced, learn more about Reactive programming. Hope to see Read More

See you in Brussels

14th and 15th of May 2019 Engage will take place at the awesome Autoworld venue in Brussels. I am honoured to be part of this event as speaker. This time I will do a session about Front end frameworks in the Emerging Technology track Session details The good, the bad and the ugly: a not Read More

Named as IBM Champion 2019

Just before Christmas I received an email in my inbox. The subject was ‘Congratulations, you’re an IBM Champion (again)!’ I am very honoured to be named IBM Champion again. This time only in the category ‘Cloud’. This my 5th year, after 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2018. Class of 2019 Here you can read about the 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

Quick tip: Front end frameworks and Maven dependencies

Lately I am only building application with Spring Boot, where I use Thymeleaf front end templating engine. A very powerful combination, but sometimes you need other Front end frameworks, like Bootstrap or JQuery and more. Problem You can add all the required files of the desired front end frameworks to the resource directories for your Read More

What I am thinking about IBM Think

2 weeks ago I have attended IBM Think in Las Vegas. The super conference of IBM by merging all the other conferences, like InterConnect, Edge, Amplify, World Of Watson and Connect/Lotusphere   Overall impression Last year I was at IBM InterConnect, so I was prepared for the amount of attendees. And yes on Monday when Read More

Talk to an IBM Champion and get a discount for IBM Think

If you want to attend IBM Think in Las Vegas and looking for a discount. Talk to me or any IBM Champion 2018. Hope to see you in Vegas.

IBM Champion 2018

Today when I came back from an early morning ride on the mountain bike there was a message from IBM to inform me that I will be a returning IBM Champion. Feel honoured to be part of an amazing group of dedicated people. Thanks to everyone who nominate me and the people at IBM who Read More

IBM Champion nominations 2018 are open

It is the time of the year again. Time to thanks your favourite IBM technology expert by nominate them as IBM Champion 2018. More details on this blog post by the Libby Ingrassia, the overall IBM Champion manager, or watch the video below.   The deadline to nominate is November 13th, so start nominating today,¬†https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/champion/?ca=dw-_-IBMChampion-_-dwtv-Featured-_-category Read More

I am an IBM Champion, again

Yesterday at MeetIT conference¬†in Milan, Amanda Bauman, has announced the IBM Champions for ICS. I am among the 123 IBM Champions in 2017, and that makes me very happy. It is the third time after 2013 and 2014, but the first time as an Freelancer.   Thanks to all how nominated me. Let see what Read More