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    Reverse indie, Agenda app - Alexander Griekspoor - Do iOS 2018 IEnglish)

    Posted on May 13, 2019


    Alexander talks about how he got started in app development as an indie developing the app Paper. After winning an Apple design award and selling the app to a publisher and working for them for a while he left and became an indie again. He then started his next big project: the Agenda app. This talk was recorded on November 2nd, 2018 during the Do iOS 2018 conference of CocoaHeadsNL in Amsterdam. See https://www.do-ios.com/ for more information.



    How To Properly Allocate The Fucks You Give, Ellen Shapiro (English)

    Posted on May 07, 2019


    In this meta talk Ellen explains that it is important to properly allocate the fucks in your life. A fuck being a metaphor for a pointer to something you care about in your personal or professional life.



    Machine Learning In Apps, Rogier van den Brink and Ennio Brands (English)

    Posted on May 07, 2019


    After a small introduction about Incentro by Ennio, Rogier dives into the details on how they used machine learning in the app of the Coop supermarket to implement a product scanner that can not only scan barcodes but also recognize real food.



    Theming with extensions and JSON, Felipe Florencio Garcia (English)

    Posted on May 04, 2019


    Felipe shares a concept on how he has implemented theming in an app he has worked on. By using extensions on UI elements and simple JSON configuration files he shows how easy it can be to add theming support to the CocoaHeadsNL app.



    Speeding up as an iOS developer, Antoine van der Lee (English)

    Posted on May 01, 2019


    In this talk Antoine shares some tips on the personal, organizational and programming level on how to become a better iOS developer and speed up your workflow.




    April @ Incentro

    Posted on April 17, 2019


    We're happy to announce that we will be visiting Incentro in April.
    Please note: updated location to the Tractieweg in Utrecht.



    CocoaHeadsNL Meetup Live, 30 January 2019

    Posted on April 16, 2019


    Live stream of our monthly meetup. This month we are hosted by ABN AMRO who welcome us at their offices in Amsterdam. There will be talks this evening by Felipe Garcia and Antoine van der Lee. And as a bonus we start off with a short talk by ABN AMRO about the very successful Tikkie app.



    Applying Redux patterns on iOS, Jaap Mengers (English)

    Posted on April 10, 2019


    Jaap Mengers shares his findings of experimenting with applying Redux patterns on iOS apps. He learned about Redux from a web project and researched if it could be applied to iOS apps.



    CocoaHeadsNL Meetup @ Xebia

    Posted on April 08, 2019


    Live stream of our monthly meetup. This month we are hosted y Xebia in Amsterdam.



    CocoaHeadsNL Meetup, 27 March 2019 at Q42

    Posted on April 08, 2019


    Our regular monthly meetup, this time we are visiting Q42 at their office in The Hague. Jaap Mengers will be talking about applying redux patterns on iOS ad Jelle Alten will give an interactive demonstration of Mob programming.



    MobProgramming, Jelle Alten (English)

    Posted on April 08, 2019


    Jelle Alten and a few CocoaHeadsNL members give a live demonstration of MobProgramming. In a short session they write code to solve the well known FizzBuzz problem.



    March @ Q42

    Posted on March 27, 2019


    We're happy to announce that we will be visiting Q42 at their NEW HQ on a different location in The Hague in March.



    Integrating Snapshot testing, Bart den Hollander (English)

    Posted on March 19, 2019


    Bart shows how snapshot testing can be used in a CI/CD pipeline to detect possibly unwanted changes in the UI of your application. He also compares two well known snapshot testing frameworks.



    Understanding Artificial Neural Networks, Niels van Hoorn (English)

    Posted on March 15, 2019


    In this talk Niels introduces us to the world of artificial intelligence and machine learning with a talk about neural networks. He ends with a demonstration how a neural network can be teached to detect colors.



    Appdevcon 2019

    Posted on March 15, 2019


    Appdevcon is coming up.



    Flitsmeister - When Carplay? Stijn Spijker and Sander van Tulden

    Posted on March 14, 2019


    Apple surprised developers at WWDC 2018 with an announcement that CarPlay would become available for 3rd party navigation apps. Stijn Spijker and Sander van Tulden explain how they implemented it for Flitsmeister and what problems they ran into. This talk was recorded on November 28th, 2018 during the monthly CocoaHeadsNL meetup, this time at the office of Alert Heijn (Ahold) in Zaandam.



    Our journey to automated releases - ABN AMRO Mobile Team - Do iOS 2018 (English)

    Posted on March 06, 2019


    In this talk four developers of the ABN-AMRO Mobile Team show how they have set up their release pipeline. They used to use Gitflow but because of a lot of long-lived branches they switched to a much simpler model with feature toggles. Their pipeline is fully automated with a range of tools that are run from Fastlane. This talk was recorded on November 2nd, 2018 during the Do iOS 2018 conference of CocoaHeadsNL in Amsterdam. See https://www.do-ios.com/ for more information.



    iOS Developer

    Posted on March 02, 2019


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    Hacking Marzipan, Running iOS apps on Mac - Tom Lokhorst - Do iOS 2018 (English)

    Posted on February 24, 2019


    At WWDC 2018 Apple announced that in the future it will become possible to run iOS apps on macOS. Rumours about this first appeared in December 2017 and was believed to be codenamed Marzipan. Although there is no official API or support for it yet in this talk Tom Lokhorst shows how he experimented with Marzipan and what he learned. This talk was recorded on November 2nd, 2018 during the Do iOS 2018 conference of CocoaHeadsNL in Amsterdam. See https://www.do-ios.com/ for more information.



    February @ Xebia

    Posted on February 20, 2019


    We're happy to announce that we will be visiting Xebia in February.



    Writing better APIs - Bas Broek - Do iOS 2018 (English)

    Posted on February 14, 2019


    In this talk Bas Broek emphasises how important it is to design clean APIs and document them. Not just if you are writing a framework but also when writing your app. This talk was recorded on November 2nd, 2018 during the Do iOS 2018 conference of CocoaHeadsNL in Amsterdam. See https://www.do-ios.com/ for more information.



    Tikkie - Growing beyond the app, Rajeev Bhatia & Sida Nakrosyte (English)

    Posted on February 13, 2019


    Rajeev and Sida from the ABN AMRO Tikkie team explain how quickly the Tikkie app has evolved and became a big success. How they started with a minimum viable product and quickly ran into a scaling issues on the backend that forced them to rethink their infrastructure.



    Mobile app architecture - David Broza - Do iOS 2018 (English)

    Posted on January 30, 2019


    In this talk David talks about the mobile team at ANWB were struggling with the question what architecture to use. Go for the latest trendy framework or build a solid foundation and architecture internally. They choose the latter and David shows what they came up with. This talk was recorded on November 2nd, 2018 during the Do iOS 2018 conference of CocoaHeadsNL in Amsterdam. See https://www.do-ios.com/ for more information.



    January @ ABN AMRO

    Posted on January 30, 2019


    We're happy to announce that we will be visiting ABN AMRO this month.