One 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 Microsoft TechDays in the Netherlands. H
Like I said in my previous article, the power of Microsoft 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 Microsoft 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 software development for the past years. Writing solid unit tests is something every professional developer should do. (Nightly) buil
A couple 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
Those of you that are following me on Twitter, will know that I'm currently attending the Xamarin Evolve 2016 conference in Orlando (FL). It's the key conference where all the information about Xamari
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
A couple of weeks ago, my colleagues Youp, Mark and myself gave a presentation at
Last week, my colleague Marcel de Vries and myself gave a presentation at InfoSupport about Xamarin.Forms. It has been released a short period of time now, and Marcel and myself wanted to check it out
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
Last year, Addy Osmani told me about a "tool" called Yeoman. Although it was a great tip back than, I didn't directly feel the need to make use of the tool. Until a couple of weeks ago.
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 profile cards
...cept for one: document.all. This is because of backward compatibility issues.
In CSS, do you think
quotes around font family names with spaces are required? (Example: font-family: 'Comic Sans MS...
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
A great resource for all kind of webdevelopers and -designers has to be MightyDeals. They provide some great (daily) deals for webprofessionals, which simply means that you can get that font, brush or
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
Welcome to 2012 everybody! I hope you had a great Christmas time and enjoyed New Year's eve. Just like last year, I wanted to look back at my own blog to see what took place.
Sadly, I wasn't able to
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 Marcofolio.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
A while ago, the popular tech blog TechCrunch launched a new design for their website. Along with this design, they released a new logo. I wanted to generate this logo in HTML using jQuery.