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Building a Captive Portal – controlling access to the internet from your network

Building a Captive Portal – controlling access to the internet from your network

What is a captive portal? Wikipedia says: “The captive portal technique forces an HTTP client on a network to see a special web page (usually for authentication purposes) before using the Internet normally. A captive portal turns a Web browser into an authentication device. This is done by intercepting all packets, regardless of address or […]

University of Amsterdam website goes live

University of Amsterdam website goes live

Congratulations to our client the University of Amsterdam who today launched their new website. With a new look & feel and a complete update of all the existing content it’s a showcase of how educational institutions can really provide relevant information to varied target audiences. The site built by us, Orange11, with the use of Hippo CMS now makes it […]

Summer time…

Summer time…

For those you may have missed our newsletter last week I’d like to take this opportunity to give you a quick lowdown of what we’ve been up to. The summer months have been far from quiet and I’m pretty excited to share in this month’s edition lots of news on projects, products & upcoming events. […]

A front-end developer surrounded by a horde of scary “Enterprise Java” developers?

Orange11 is urgently looking for an accomplished front-end developer. We’re looking for a person that obviously has extensive experience using HTML5, Javascript and CSS3. But, more importantly, we’re looking for a developer that really has an opinion to share; about most things really; but certainly on how to build high quality, maintainable applications (which patterns, frameworks, etc) […]

JVM memory management and performance tuning

Performance and scalability are important topics for most enterprise applications that we build. Oftentimes we mostly consider connections to external systems (databases, message brokers, external web services) when we think about performance bottlenecks or performance and scalability optimization. This makes sense, as most enterprise applications spend a lot of their time performing (typically blocking) I/O. […]

Digital assessments with the QTI delivery engine

Digital assessments with the QTI delivery engine

For many of our customers in the Education domain we have spent a lot of time looking and exploring the impact of technology; in this particularly case especially with regards to digital assessments. Developing good digital assessment techniques is very important in order to measure and examine what students are actually learning. We are proud […]

Dutchworks is now Orange11!

I know this message may come as somewhat of a surprise to you, however as of today “Dutchworks” (and prior to that “JTeam”) will be known as “Orange11”. Our name change comes several months after the recent rebrand to “Dutchworks”, and is the result of a legal claim made from a third party owning the […]

Berlin Buzzwords 2012

Berlin Buzzwords 2012

Yes, Berlin Buzzwords is back on the 4th & 5th June 2012! This really is only conference for developers and users of open source software projects, focusing on the issues of scalable search, data-analysis in the cloud and NoSQL-databases. All the talks and presentations are specific to three tags; “search”, “store” and “scale”. Looking back […]