I have written a review about the book Presentation Patterns: Techniques for Crafting Better Presentations (@Amazon)
In the past I have read multiple books about creating and giving presentations. I really like to present something to the public. On numerous NLJug events I have presented as well as a lot of internal events @ trifork.
I have two sons that I try to raise to become nice boys with a good education while having a lot of fun. In the evening I tell them to take a shower, brush their teeth. During the day I tell them to listen well, be nice to their mother and to each other. Still [...]
In this post I want to share something that just happened to me this week. On monday I started as usual for the past three years or so. At the end of the day I left JTeam behind and started working for Dutchworks. Ok, I am trying to be funny. It most probably is not [...]
Today I came across a column posted (in Dutch) on Webwereld entitled "It’s a trap!". This column is responding to the recent decision at a LibreOffice/OpenOffice Workshop to put more effort into support for Microsoft‘s proprietary OOXML format.
Perhaps it is because I have been reading Pull. Perhaps it is because I have been working [...]
It has been an exciting year. Little over a year ago, I started developing a framework to make it easier for developers to implement a highly scalable en extensible architecture. The first public Axon release (0.3) came out in April 2010, and was far from feature complete. Now, almost a year later, Axon has proven [...]
The Axon Framework 1.0 release is closing in. After over a year of development, all features planned for the 1.0 version are included. With the latest added features, Axon has become a powerful framework that helps developers implementing applications using on a CQRS based architecture.
Although the 1.0-rc1 version doesn’t add a lot of new [...]
Today, I released the 0.7 version of Axon Framework. A lot has happened since 0.6, and that’s why it took a little longer for this version to come out. This new version is a huge step towards the 1.0, of which the first milestone release should be available before March 2011. All basic building blocks [...]
The Netherlands is currently in the middle of a large project to change the way we pay for public transportation. We are moving from paying with a cardboard strip (called the "Nationale Strippenkaart", which must be stamped by the driver of the public transportation vehicle you get on) to a new system (the OV-chipkaart) involving [...]