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On the 18th of July, it was once again time for our monthly Meetup. We lucked out on the weather, so dozens of Development Heroes made their way to B. Amsterdam in a magnificent mood for a brand-new Meetup with the theme: Java, Security & Property-Based Testing. We let Nanne Baars and Kenny Baas ...

Last Tuesday two experts in the field of IoT took the stage of our very own IT Dev Café. Marco Roodzant took us through the current stage of IoT and its challenges, and he lifted the veil a little on the future. Mark Vels is the chief product officer on a product that already exists on the IoT sp...

(Klik hier voor de Nederlandse versie) A new version of Spilberg, but why? We were not discontented, but there is always room for improvement, right? The new Spilberg wants more interaction with you in the lead as a development hero. Our website was built to appeal to you. For that reason, we hav...

“Should’t we start with A/B testing, that is good for your conversion optimization!” is what every manager says these days. Good for them! Apparently they are following the latest online marketing trends. And yes, A/B testing can be a very useful tool when used properly. Now you have a tough task...

Animated websites are no longer a novelty in development land. With the introduction of mobile users Flash is no longer the standard. But what should you use? We decided to test this ourselves by developing an animation for the Spilberg website. For our animation we chose Greensock. This is one o...

You’ve heard it before: networking is an essential part of being self-employed. You know you are good at what you do, but networking is a whole new ball game. If it was up to you you’d ignore these events, but we all know the importance of a solid network. No worries, Spilberg to the rescue! Don’...

On the 29th of March we hosted a meetup on Java & Scala drops in the cloud. An event with two speakers who took us through microservices and Google’s Cloud platform. Those of you who attended had the chance to see a live demo, but luckily these demos are also available for those who hadn’t found ...

Virtual reality is hot! Since 2014 this technology has become much more accessible for consumers and companies. But VR is more than just the hot new toy. VR technology is used for medical training, virtual tours and other architectural projects. Many companies see the possibilities with VR, and t...

On the 25th of April we hosted another IT Dev Café, this time we had a demo by Jeffry Opdam. During the meetup he took the audience through a tour of Visual Studio Team Services by setting up a Continuous Delivery pipeline. He showed us: How to use backlog management How to use git with Team Serv...

The Mobile revolution took the market by storm. And now with Swift there is a whole new language to develop iOS apps, but is it really better? And when it comes to apps, what are the best practices for A/B testing? We explored these questions and others in the latest IT Dev Café… Sidney de Koning...

We’re living in an exciting time where new technologies reach the masses faster than ever. Consumers expect products that we can barely design the minute new technology is introduced. Cloud development and IoT plays a big role in the changing market. Today we want to look at these changes with tw...

Object Mapping Choosing the optimal database that suits your domain model can be a tough task. "Finding the proper tools to connect your database once a decision is made can be even tougher. And what to do when your decision turns out to be wrong? Taking your first steps in polyglot persistence, ...

(Klik hier voor de Nederlandse versie) It is well-known that GreenSock is becoming mainstream in the world of interface animating. The framework found its real spark of life however, after being recommended by Google. How using GreenSock ended up for us? Fairly good! Our UX designer Bianca Zijtse...

Last Tuesday we gave the floor to the first mobile developer of ING: Pim Stolk. As a chapter lead he took us through the Swift journey of ING at the IT Dev Café. With his background as an information engineer he ended up in the mobile industry. Pim Stolk worked for Sharewire, ITmobile and he got ...

With their Dutch background, Bernd van Baars (35) and Daniël Visser (35) adopt a sober approach to recruitment. With the brand: Altus Staffing, their goal is to make a change in the world of recruitment by using a different approach. This results in a positive swing to the industry in the Netherl...

Last Tuesday we were at the Amsterdam Science park for a meetup about the trending topic: Design thinking in Tech. We gave the floor to Bob van Luijt, this turned out to be a success! He explained how software has become a commodity. An eye-opener? For the audience, the pieces fell together and t...

Tuesday we were in the Amsterdam Science Park to join in on the meetup about microservices. We gave the floor to coding architect Pieter Joost van de Sande and we did not regret it for a second. Not surprisingly, Microsoft has already awarded him with the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award. B...