Another look on tech

My thoughts on tech.

When Cake meets NDepend

31 December 2017

As a developer, I’m a big fan of automation. I can’t create software where I need to push buttons and run manual scripts, to test & deploy it. To help me automate my software development tasks, I use Cake, “a cross platform build automation system with a C# DSL”.

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Learning DDD as a team

10 December 2017

A few sprints ago my team and I decided to invest heavily in Domain Driven Desing. We already started to develop the new microservices in a DDD fashion, with our domain as the central component. However, we wanted to formalize it and move the old microservices to this new paradigm.

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TechDays NL 2017

09 December 2017

The first conference that I attend since we arrived in The Netherlands was the TechDays NL 2017. The conference is sponsored by Microsoft, and it’s one of the most significant tech events in the Benelux area. However, even being sponsored by Microsoft, other streams of the industry were present, showing that Microsoft is no longer “the evil”.

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My first Coolblue Hackathon. How to be hacked

22 October 2017

Last week we had our annual Hackathon, my first at Coolblue. Here we are taken to a remote location for 3 days to hack away. I joined a team who wants to build an application to measure the happiness in Coolblue. Wait, measure happiness? How?

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