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NewsBite April 2015

March 30th, 2015 by


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Dear Reader,

We have several news items that we would like to share with you. We have plenty of meetup activities and GOTO nights planned for the agenda that you don’t want to miss. The GOTO Amsterdam Schedule is now Live with core Tracks at this year’s event. 5th Keynote is all about Drones ! Additionally we have a new case study from FD to share and our partner elasticsearch changes name and  strategy Elastic: For – You Know, More Than Search Read on to learn more about all of this!



At Trifork, we are not only passionate about what we do we are also passionate about giving back. Social responsibility starts with us … together we can make a difference.

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Trifork is pleased to announce it collaboration with Weliketoshare. An online hotel price checker Weliketoshare has launched a new way to donate to charity. A way of donating that costs nothing extra for you. Book from over 700,000 hotels worldwide the cheapest hotel and automatically do something good for the world.Free of charge. Weliketoshare makes this possible, with every booking, we give a fixed portion of our income to charity projects. So choose a project and book your hotel, together we realize beautiful things!

Are you looking for a hotel for business or personal travel? Book your travel arrangements through our Trifork Weliketoshare community page and you too can make a difference!



We are delighted to be able to share with you our customer success story:
Transforming into a digital leader in the field of the financial and economic news.

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Eindhoven FREE GOTO NIGHT 16 April 2015 : An Introduction to Docker with Adrian Mouat .Have you registered … space is limited!

March 2nd, 2015 by

Docker training courses now available in Eindhoven! The first training will be held on the 29 & 30 April 2015. A special VIP discount code of 10% is given to attendees of the GOTO Eindhoven Docker Night on the 16 April 2015. We are filling up the room so register today you don’t want to miss this .

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Trifork NewsBite Feb 2015

February 9th, 2015 by


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Dear Reader,

It’s been an exciting start to 2015. We have several news items that we would like to share with you. Our new launch of our new global website and we have plenty of meetup activities and GOTO nights planned for the agenda that you don’t want to miss. We are thrilled to announce the new Docker training’s are now available through our Trifork GOTO academy .We are creating momentum in the education market with our Brightcenter proposition and an introduction to our Eindhoven team who are actively involved in driving successful client engagements supporting our core customer needs in the the Southern part of Holland. Read on to learn more about all of this!


We are delighted to reveal our newly designed website for The Trifork Group, feel free to Take a Peek!

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Trifork News Bites

December 4th, 2014 by

It’s been an exciting month leading up to the close of the year. We have several news items that we would like to share with you. We had a successful relations network event, plenty of meet-up activities and GOTO nights and several new items planned for 2015 agenda that you don’t want to miss. Read on to learn more about all of this!

Annual Trifork Relations Network Event 2014

We held our annual Relations Network Event on the October 30th at the Corbra Cafe in Amsterdam. This proved to be a successful networking opportunity for both new and old relations exchanging ideas with like-minded people and of course celebrating with us. We bid our farewells to Bram Smeets and congratulated his successor Allard Buijze as the New CTO of Trifork Amsterdam.

Our CEO, Jeroen Speekenbrink did a recap of 2014, highlighting successful client projects and shared some exciting updates on our joint ventures such as Container-Solutions and DinDan Social. He also gave us insight to developments on new technologies which we are driving, such as the smart floor from The Surface Network and the personalized learning with apps from BrightCenter to mention a few.

Exciting times ahead as we continue to momentum investing both in new technologies and finding the right people! If you are interested to find out more on the exciting projects tied to our open opportunities,please visit our job page or get in touch with us today. 

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The latests project realized Hogeschool van Amsterdam

In co-operation with the Hogeschool van Amsterdam we recently successfully launched a completely new inter- and intranet. This fully interactive environment allows users to personalize and interact with colleagues, students and visitors. The site was developed using the latest version of the successful open source CMS Hippo. If you would like more information you can contact Frank Groot at  


Recap of happenings that you may have missed !

We are delighted to be able to be part of some exciting industry events and meetups happening in our offices! If you are interested to host your own developer meetup in our offices please contact us!

 J - Fall 2014 Java event. Allard Buijze our new CTO- got off to a good start sharing his knowledge with industry experts in a packed break-out sessions at this year’s event. Real-time user interfaces - sometimes just easier! If you are interested to find out more on this session or the technology behind this drop him a inbox

Our Amsterdam Free GOTO night on Functional Thinking took place on the 17th November. We were thrilled with the turnout with over 65 attendees joined us with our keynote speakers Neal Ford from Thought-works and Eelco Visser from TU Delft. Neal shared his ideas in his most recent book: Functional Thinking . The takeaway was learning a new language is easy, but learning a new paradigm is hard. He showed us in real-time Java and Scala examples on how to go from imperative programming to being a functional programming. Download  here  

Trifork’s joint venture partner Container-Solutions, hosted a Docker Meetup at our Trifork offices on the 13th November. The turnout was phenomenal with around 75 people gathering for this last meet up before the DockerCon Europe.
Here are some highlights:

Johan Janssen, from Info Support, warmed up the room with his talk teaching us how to use Docker and Jenkins to deploy and run applications on the Raspberry Pi and in the cloud. View the presentation.

Quinten Krijger, from Container Solutions, told us about the prerequisites for using Docker within an organization, why it is a cool technology and how it can solve some of your problems. The slides are bundled up in a container and uploaded them to the Docker Hub: pres- base and pres-prereq-to-docker . 

Alex Giurgiu, from Transystor, we got a tour of the common challenges one is facing when implementing a Docker environment and making it multi-machine aware. View the presentation.

The latests project realized Het Financieele Dagblad

As you might have heard on the radio Het Financieele Dagblad has a completely new website. We are very proud to have partnered with FD to develop this exciting new site. On the site users now have powerful search capabilities, can personalize their own FD page and check out the new timeline. Of course it is fully integrated with the existing CMS. For more information you can contact Frans Flippo at 

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So whats happening next that you don’t want to miss!


Save The Date: GOTO Amsterdam Celebrating its 5-year Anniversary! 
The GOTO Amsterdam conference will take place at the Beurs van Berlage on June 17-19, 2015.

We are thrilled to announce our first class keynote speakers confirmed!  We are very proud to have Pragmatic Dave Thomas, Gunther Dueck, Jeff Sutherland and Mary Shaw at the five-year anniversary of this conference! Make sure to get the Early Bird discount offer. Register before December 10 for only €649, - excl. VAT. Click here to register.


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The GOTO Academy 
Throughout the year we offer courses on AngulerJS, Spring, UX, Axon and Elasticsearch. We have just launched Academy 2015 courses schedule. We have early bird registrations offerings, so don't miss out. Find out more.  

Meetup you don’t want to miss
Join our Trifork expert on Usability and Interaction design, Janne Jul Jensen.
"When the Real World Comes Knocking or UI in an Agile Process”. This will be hosted at the offices on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. 

Blogtastic check them out!

Want to join our dynamic team?

We are always looking for great talent to join our amazing team to join on one of our challenging, innovative projects. Next to the list of our current open vacancies , we are currently looking for Java Developers , Software Enthusiasts for our Amsterdam and Eindhoven offices. If you want to learn more please email: 

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Pen and Paper Vs. Sketching Tools

November 18th, 2014 by

Quite a few people have asked me over the years why I, as an interaction designer, do not use some of all the sketching and prototyping software that is out there, and why I still draw by hand despite the availability of all of these really smart and practical tools. Here’s why:


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When I sketch a first prototype of a piece of software for a customer, then despite having done my homework well exploring the customer’s wants, and researching the users’ needs, I usually never get it right the first time. Understanding a new domain of expertise is a process that takes time and effort, and I always learn new things about a domain when I present a first prototype sketch to the customer and/or the users. There were things they forgot to tell me the first time, things I did not fully grasp the importance of initially. These new pieces of information usually causes the interaction design to change, as it should. But….


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Trainings at GOTO Academy – AngularJS, Spring, Axon, iBeacon

August 7th, 2014 by

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Take a look at the upcoming trainings schedule at GOTO Academy.

We will also have FREE evening events on the topics iBeacon, AngularJS. Stay tuned!


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Trifork NewsBites – July 2014

July 25th, 2014 by

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Dear reader,

The international software development conference GOTO, designed for software developers, IT architects and project managers was back on June 18th-20th at the Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam. Trifork, GOTO Academy and Axon had each a stand there. 

On June 26th-27th Allard Buijze gave a training on the Axon framework. On July 10th we held a Docker MeetUp in our Trifork office in Amsterdam. Below we relate these events and provide further information about upcoming trainings and more.

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May 2nd, 2014 by


It’s Time to Sign up!

We hope you can make it to our next GOTO Amsterdam (June 18th-20th).

90% of the conference schedule is now final and live. The next early discount to save €200 ends May 14th. Get your seat now!

We encourage you to take a look at the training courses, that take place on June 18th. Leading industry experts will provide a day of hands-on tutorials on a wide range of topics.

See the complete training overview here.

Sign up now

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Trifork Newsbites – April 2014

April 29th, 2014 by

Trifork LogoDear reader,

Trifork hosted a MDevCon event during the Appril festival. Allard presented about high performance and scalable architectures at the Belgium Java User Group. Next week the GOTO Academy will hold an AngularJS training in Eindhoven, the training is already fully booked! The next training on AngularJS is planned in September. You can already register for it on the website. Many other events, trainings and projects are coming ahead. Enjoy reading!

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GOTO Academy Amsterdam

March 19th, 2014 by

We are glad to announce that we have now an AngularJS training available at GOTO Academy and new iOS trainings scheduled!

AngularJS (1,2 or 3 days) – New

Become an expert in AngularJS with this three-day in-depth training course. The first day covers on AngularJS basics, and requires no prior experience with AngularJS. The second day covers more advanced topics, while the third day focuses on the most difficult and advanced aspect of AngularJS, namely directives. More info and register. Read the rest of this entry »