How to survive vacation as a computer nerd.

I know I’m addicted. Having a cold turkey when I don’t touch a keyboard for 24 hours. Love thinking on solutions, love writing code. This must sounds familiar to you, it is summertime, maybe you are on vacation and you are still reading this post. How do you survive on vacation, without getting tha... [More]

Overrule the 1 minute lock screen company rule … without a dirty hack.

An annoying thing: you are reading a nice article and sudden the company policy jumps in with a lock screen. Request a longer timeout because you are a slow reader probably won’t make it this century. So I use ‘presentation mode’… a nice easy no hack solution to override the company rule. Go to C:... [More]

My Garmin Forerunner 405 died today.

I think it is the battery which didn’t charge properly any more. The Forerunner 405, it was my first wearable device, connected with the internet. I also got the Heart Rate Monitor, the Foot Pod and the Speed/Cadence Bike Sensor sensors. Too much fun all these sensors when running. All these hyp... [More]

The New Normal: Development in Today’s Organizations

On channel 9 … spreading the word

Windows 8 Store App – Dutch railroad travel planner video’s

Below some video’s of a personal Windows 8 project. A perfect exercise for creating small backlog items and tasks, most work I did was while waiting on airports and in planes. I created in TFS just small enough tasks so I could fulfill one or two at an airport (1 max 2 hour). Anyway, this is the r... [More]

Windows 8 Dutch Train Planner App

The Dutch Train Planner App uses Bing Maps to plan and visualize your train journey.  http://apps.microsoft.com/webpdp/app/train-planner-netherlands/44411226-647f-43d3-b709-d26eda52e426   Enter video caption here Usages The App has two entry points, the main entry is searching ... [More]

Visual Studio 2012 Launch | Sogeti

It was great to be part of the Visual Studio 2012 launch. (picture below taken from my Edgewater hotel room, with on the left side a view on the event location) A lot happened the past weeks, video recordings, interviews, photo shoots and a trip to Seattle the launch event. Below some pictures an... [More]

in the Visual Studio ALM Rangers index

Finally found Willy’s Cave and made it in the Visual Studio ALM Rangers Index. @Jesse: thx 4 the comment . If you really want to know more read the about page or twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and the bio’s on the internet.

(in Dutch) Mijn DevDays agenda

Ik ben op de DevDays 2011 te vinden bij - Ask the Experts – hoogstwaarschijnlijk herkenbaar een een shirt met groot expert er op (was niet mijn idee :) Hierbij mijn agenda als ik niet bij de ATE te vinden ben, dan kun je me uit de zaal plukken ... [More]

Speaking at Dutch DevDays and Danish ALM Day

Will be speaking at the Dutch DevDays [about VS2010 general/practical usages] and Danish ALM Day [about TMap for VS2010] in March/April. The Hague, The Netherlands March 30-31, 2010 DevDays 2010[update]Will give the interactive session "ALM Best Practices: Modeling the Showcase Applicati... [More]