Mapping models (Little reflection exercise in C#)

Posted on Sep 21, 2015 | Categories: coding

Once upon a time in a little office there was a developer writing code to map two different models to each other. This developer was me, and I didn’t want to have to write mapping code until I retire or until I die. This actually is the the reason which motivated me to write this code to map models to each other.

Flying the Discus CS (at EHWO)

Posted on Sep 12, 2015 | Categories: gliding

Gliding is awesome! Everyone knows that. Well, at least I hope so. Easy to say for me because I’m a member of the local gliding club.

Using .AsExpandable() from LinqKit with Breeze. (Refactoring out .AsExpandable())

Posted on Sep 9, 2015 | Categories: coding, linq

This is a little story about the IQueryable which had to be queried.

Get your goals right, folks

Posted on Sep 7, 2015 | Categories: coding

Please let me rant a little bit about the importance of defining your goals correctly and doing some research on the available solutions.

LuisterBieb Windows Phone App

Posted on Aug 24, 2014 | Categories: app, luisterbieb

So, recently I’ve been working on a ‘luisterbieb’ application for Windows Phone. ‘luisterbieb’ means something like audio library in Dutch. Whatsoever, the main point behind this application is that users should be able to listen to many well known books. (There are around 300 available right now.)

Using URI mappers on Windows Phone

Posted on Aug 7, 2014 | Categories: coding, windowsphone

There are many possibilities to redirect your users to the right location in your Windows Phone app. One of the most used options being used is by calling NavigationService.Navigate(...); on the MainPageLoaded event in the MainPage.xaml file. But hey, there’s something better:

Using Caliburn Micro with Universal App projects

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 | Categories: app, caliburnmicro, universal

In this blogpost I’ll discuss how to set up a Universal Windows Store app using the Caliburn.Micro framework. This blogpost is based on the sample code provided with the Caliburn Micro framework.

Fiddling with Arduinos, about integer overflows

Posted on Feb 27, 2014 | Categories: coding, arduino

Today an Arduino ethernet board was delivered for me. As excited as I was I unpacked it, attached it to my pc, and just started programming it. First thing I usually do is to print some stuff over the serial connection just to see it working.

Visual Studio (2012) hangs when adding new controller

Posted on Jul 6, 2013 | Categories: coding, visualstudio

Whereas working with visual studio is pretty straightforward most of the times the times you get stuck you get stuck (for) good.