Low-code en RAD

Onlangs heb ik me geregistreerd bij een van de vele crowdfunding-platforms die er inmiddels zijn, Collin Crowdfund. Inherent aan zulke platforms moet je een flow van formulieren door. Dat werkte…

Back and forth from Scala to Java

For over two years I’ve programmed nearly exclusively in Scala on the backend, while using mostly JavaScript and TypeScript on the frontend. Before that I mostly used Java for over…

Encrypt your disks

If you have a laptop, you should always encrypt your harddisk. If you have not already done, make this your new year’s resolution – better yet, do it today. Loosing…

Cobol in nodejs

Cobol can be compiled into Javascript and you can call Javascript from Cobol, as I read in this article on arstechnica. Will this finally be the way out for all…

OpenGrok, make your code searchable

Any organization that develops software has a lot of software around that could be potentially reused. Reusing software is of course a good thing. Serendipity, accidentally coming across useful code…

Five applications based blockchain

Bitcoin’s only some weird digital money, interesting to cypherpunks only? With nearly all financial institutions investigating or investing in Bitcoin-related technologies I guess the answer is obvious. But does Bitcoin…

Scala to extract XML from SOAPUI-project file

I’ve created a small scala-script to extract messages from SOAPUI. Writing this was surprisingly easy, and certainly faster and more pleasant then processing the SOAPUI manually.

SQL Performance

If you have to access persisted data, of course, you do not have to necessarely use SQL. But in case you do, knowing something about SQL-performance helps. I just did…