of the things Android had for a long time were App Widgets. With these small apps, you're able to create byte-sized functionality that users could use from their home and lockscreen. Since Android
As an introduction, I've written already several articles here about ATDD/BDD with Specflow and Xamarin. All
of this led up to a presentation that was given at Micros oft TechDays in the Netherlands. H
Like I said in my previous article, the power
of Micros oft Cognitive Services is amazing. With just minimal effort having machine learning at your fingertips is extremely useful. I wanted to dive even
Ever since the Micros
oft Cognitive Services were available, I always wanted to give those APIs a spin. The power of machine learning at your fingertips, that's pretty awesome! Today I managed to hook
Although the TechDaysNL are over, there is still a part about test automation
of apps that I haven't covered in my blog posts. I did touch this subject briefly in my previous post, this article will g
Assuming my previous article got you conviced into writing your specifications in Gherkin, we can go on to the next step: The automation
of these specifications. This article will show you how to auto
Test-driven development (TDD) has been a pretty decent standard in s
oftware development for the past years. Writing solid unit tests is something every pr ofessional developer should do. (Nightly) buil
of weeks ago, my colleague Mittchel and myself gave a presentation at InfoSupport about Xamarin Evolve 2016. During the last week of April 2016, Xamarin organised their "Evolve" con
...y need to test this Recorder for Visual Studio a bit more. The OSX version wasn't always generating the
best code that I would expect, and since the code it generated, changes can't be made easily lat...
WWDC 2015 took place already a couple
of weeks ago, and during the keynote a couple of slides were dedicated to HomeKit. It was already announced during WWDC 2014, so I was wondering where it would be
of weeks ago, my colleagues Youp, Mark and myself gave a presentation at
... controls for a specific platform with ease. This way, you can create full native controls, and get the
best performance and user experience out of your app.
We'll dive into some basics of Xamarin.F...
Since I've been using Xamarin for mobile development, I've been using the awesome Xamarin Studio Launcher from @redth. By default, only one instance
of Xamarin Studio can be started on a Mac. However,
For this tutorial, we'll add something neat to my previous tutorial about augmented reality. In my opinion, AR itself is already pretty awesome, but this time we'll add some more interaction between t
Something totally different here today. To help my girlfriend with her study, I needed to create an app that displays an augmented reality world. Although I love working with HTML and technologies aro
A while ago, I reviewed the Zend Framework 1.8 book. Now, not a review, only a giveaway contest for this great book! Check out the website from Packt for more information.
Read the informa
...tated on their website, Yeoman 1.0 is more than just a tool. It's a workflow; a collection
of tools and best practices working in harmony to make developing for the web even better. In this article, I...
For most web developers, delivering the images to the low-bandwidth mobile devices could not be less than any brain teaser, where they feel like they have been stuck in a complex task, just like searc
Whoah, been a while since I've posted something! Yet, I wanted to mess around with some fun CSS3 stuff and wanted to share the results with you. Today, we're going to create CSS animated pr
If you are following me on Twitter, you might have been spammed seen loads
of Tweets last week with the #fronteers12 hashtag. This was because of the fact I was attending the Fronteers Conference, whe
A book with the title The
Best 365 Websites Around the World, who doesn't want to read that? Awwwards wrote this book and this week, we're giving away 5 digital copies. The book contains great content
After the couple
of jQuery Quickies that have been placed online on this website, I today present you a CSS3 quickie. Just a short walkthrough to create a simple effect, to learn some basic stuff. In
...nally get it. Today, we're giving away five
of these amazingly useful deals to all the readers! And the best part is: You're able to decide which deal you want to have.
Read the rules be...
A while ago, I visited the IBM Lotusphere 2012 conference page. One thing that I noticed immediately, was their beautiful logo on the background. Although it's design is very minimal and simple, the l
Since it was my 23rd birthday last weekend, and I wanted to start
off the new year with some great goodies, I've got a great giveaway for everyone. Today, we're giving away store credit for all kinds
...n Twitter yet, this was the Christmas card my girlfriend and I made for this year.
I wish you all the
best for 2012 and let's check some articles placed here last year.Top 5 2011
These are the top...
Lately, I've been messing around with cool HTML5 stuff a lot. One
of the things that HTML5 is trying to reach, is the market of mobile devices. A long time ago (when I got my first iPhone), I wrote an
HTML5 has some extremely cool features, and a couple
of weeks ago I took a deep dive into Websockets. This protocol, which you can recognize by the ws:// and wss:// (secure websockets) URL prefix, ena
Today is the day for another great contest on Marc
ofolio.net. This one especially goes out to all people that want to win some Christmas Cards to send during the holidays. Three lucky readers will be
...parison with jQTouch and other mobile web development frameworks, and explains why jQuery Mobile is the
best choice. And I must say, I'm impressed with the conclusion and I'm convinced jQuery Mobile i...