Right now I am feeling lucky, happy and very excited. Why? Because in two weeks I am finally able to go to a conference I was dying to go to for several years. The conference I am talking about is WWDC, the World Wide Developer Conference in San Francisco.
Bridging the Gap: An Interview with Chicago User Group Leaders
It’s no secret that Chicago is an incredible city with a vibrant history, passionate sports fans, and very cold weather. However, what many people are starting to realize is that Chicago is also an up-and-coming home for the Tech Industry: with companies like 1871 and WeWork serving as incubators for newly hatched start-ups, the space […]
Pen and Paper Vs. Sketching Tools
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: When I […]
GOTO Amsterdam Newsletter
Thank you for taking your time to read our latest newsletter. This is the content of the newsletter sent on Thursday, March 27th, 2014. We hope you enjoy it. You can sign up for the GOTO Amsterdam newsletter on this page in the bottom right corner. Rod Johnson, Georges Saab & Chad Fowler We are […]
NLUUG DevOps Conference 2013 – Reliability, clouds and the UNIX way
Last Thursday I attended the NLUUG DevOps conference in Bunnik, near Utrecht. The NLUUG is the Dutch UNIX user group. In this blog I will summarize the talks I attended, some fun things I learned and I will discuss my own talk about continuous integration at a large organization.
QCon London 2013 – Simplicity, complexity and doodles
Westminster Abbey – View from the Queen Elizabeth II conference center …and now back home On my desk lies a stack of notepads from the QCon sponsors. I pick up one of them and turn few pages trying to decipher my own handwriting. As I read my notes I reflect back on the conference. QCon […]
QCon London 2013 – Agile in Actuality, Open Data, Latin as a Programming Language
After an exciting few days at the QCon conference in London last week, I am slowly recovering from all the new input I got, and decided to do this by writing a little summary of “all things agile” from the Thursday as well as the highlights the other two days too. Cherry Picking Wednesday On […]
Axon Framework Release Party 2.0 great succes!
The Axon release Party, which was organized on Thursday last week, has been a great success. The event was at the Observant in Amersfoort and with 40 curious enthusiastic attendees we kicked the day off with a nice lunch. Following that, Allard gave an introduction on CQRS and presented the latest features of Axon 2. E.Novation and Aktive Reply presented their case studies, showing how they used Axon in their applications. Finally, an panel of experts was interrogated during the Panel Discussions. A nice cold drink and some snacks gave the final touch to the day.
Prepare for the Storm and be saved by Puppet!
After a highly successful edition of the GOTO Night in December with Timan Rebel and Erik Meijer, we are happy to announce the next GOTO Night that will take place on March 7 2013. This time at the Trifork office in Amsterdam on March 7 we have two great technical presentations lined up: Within the eye […]
AFAS’ CIO Rolf de Jong hosts Panel Discussions at Axon Seminar
On February 28th 2013, Trifork will organize the Axon 2 launch seminar. During this seminar, visitors will be introduced to CQRS and Axon Framework, of which version 2 was released just a few weeks ago. The seminar will be an afternoon packed of technical insight, case studies and panel discussions, whereby we look forward to […]