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    April @ Sogeti

    Posted on April 25, 2018


    We're happy to announce that our April meetup will be held at Sogeti's office in Amersfoort.



    Freelance iOS Developer

    Posted on April 11, 2018


    Voor ons iOS team zijn we op zoek naar een Freelancer.

    Voor ons iOS team in Amsterdam zijn we op zoek naar tijdelijke uitbreiding voor 3 tot 6 maanden voor 32 - 40 uur per week bij ons op kantoor. Samen met ons iOS team ga je aan de slag voor dit uitdagende klantproject.



    iOS Developer

    Posted on April 06, 2018


    iOS Developer

    Apps om te betalen met je vingerafdruk, de rekening in de bar te delen of je huiskamer een sfeer kleurtje te geven met licht! Wil jij Mobile Apps realiseren die mensen echt raken? Apps maken die het leven van ons als gebruikers vereenvoudigen? Wij stellen onszelf ten doel dat we op elke smartphone in Nederland een App van onze hand kunnen aanwijzen. En jij? Wil jij dat soort gave projecten ook doen bij de Nederlandse topbedrijven?



    Kotlin for Swift developers Ellen Shapiro

    Posted on March 28, 2018


    Ellen Shapiro of Bakken & Bæck explains the differences and similarities between Swift and the new language for Android developers Kotlin. This talk was recorded on March 21st, 2018 during the monthly CocoaHeadsNL meetup, this time at the Amsterdam office of Bakken & Bæck.



    Creating a 3D game in Swift (in 2 days), Robert-Hein Hooijmans

    Posted on March 22, 2018


    Robert-Hein Hooijmans from Bakken & Bæck demonstrates the power of SceneKit by showing what he could create in just one weekend. Without any previous experience he was able to create a nice scene with nice visual effects. He even added custom made 3D models created in Blender and custom made fonts. This talk was recorded on March 21st, 2018 during the monthly CocoaHeadsNL meetup, this time at the Amsterdam office of Bakken & Bæck.



    iOS Lead

    Posted on March 22, 2018


    iOS lead

    We are looking for an experienced iOS developer to lead our team in Oslo, Amsterdam or Bonn. You will get the opportunity to work with some of the finest talents in the industry on innovative and ambitious projects and products together with challenging clients.



    CocoaHeadsNL Live

    Posted on March 21, 2018




    March @ Bakken & Baeck

    Posted on March 21, 2018


    We're happy to inform you our meetup on March 21st will be hosted by our new meetupsponsor Bakken & Baeck.



    Native iOS Developer

    Posted on March 19, 2018


    Wil jij jouw gave ideeën verder ontwikkelen naar innovatieve IOS Apps voor Centraal Beheer, dan ben jij de App developer die wij zoeken!



    Appdevcon 2018

    Posted on March 15, 2018


    Appdevcon is coming up.



    Rijksmuseum ArtViewer, Tom Lokhorst

    Posted on February 23, 2018


    Tom Lokhorst from Q42 talks about how they developed the ArtViewer for the Rijksmuseum app. This viewer is a highly optimised image viewer to display very large images. It efficiently uses caching and tiling to save memory and bandwidth. Recorded at the CocoaHeadsNL meetup of February 21st, 2018 at the office of Achmea in Apeldoorn.



    What's happening at CocoaHeads?

    Posted on February 22, 2018


    Current schedule

    It’s going great! Our current calendar is filled with nice events for the upcoming months. We got some great new sponsors like Achmea and Moneybird on board next to our current sponsors.



    Februari @ Achmea

    Posted on February 21, 2018


    In February we will have an extra meetup in Apeldoorn at our year sponsor Achmea. They will welcome is in their beautiful corporate office in Apeldoorn.



    Functioning Functionally, Klaas Pieter Annema

    Posted on February 16, 2018


    Klaas Pieter Annema talks about what he learned from his attempts to learn functional programming. He explains the syntax and explains the concepts of generics, closures, promises and functors. He also shows how the Argo JSON library makes parsing JSON very simple using functional programming. Recorded at the CocoaHeadsNL meetup of February 14th, 2018 at the office of Xebia in Hilversum.



    Scaling up mobile at ING, Bart den Hollander

    Posted on February 16, 2018


    Bart den Hollander from Xebia talks about how they develop internal frameworks at the ING bank for re-use in all their apps. What are the advantages or disadvantages of linking the frameworks statically or dynamically and how does this influence for example the startup time of the app. Recorded at the CocoaHeadsNL meetup of February 14th, 2018 at the office of Xebia in Hilversum.



    CocoaHeadsNL Meetup, February 14th, 2018

    Posted on February 14, 2018


    This months meetup will be on February 14th, 2018 at the offices of our title sponsor Xebia in Hilversum. If you can't join us on site please join in during this live stream to see two great talks by Klaas Pieter Annema and Bart den Hollander.



    Februari @ Xebia

    Posted on February 14, 2018


    We're happy to announce that our February meetup will be held at Xebia's office in Hilversum.



    Mathijs Kadijk, Statically typed resources for iOS

    Posted on February 13, 2018


    In this presentation from a CocoaHeadsNL meetup on September 21sr, 2016, Mathijs Kadijk talks about his R.Swift library that allows you to use strong typed, autocompleted resources like images, fonts and segues in Swift projects. This is an older recording from a meetup in 2016.



    Niels van Hoorn, Protocol Oriented DataSources

    Posted on February 13, 2018


    In this presentation from a CocoaHeadsNL meetup on January 13th, 2016, Niels van Hoorn talks about using protocols to simplify data sources for table and collection views. This is an older recording from a meetup two years ago.



    Tom Lokhorst, Swift JsonGen

    Posted on February 13, 2018


    In this presentation from a CocoaHeadsNL meetup on January 13th, 2016, Tom Lokhorst from Q42 explains how his JsonGen tool helps to deal with JSON in the statically typed world of Swift. He compares his code generation approach to libraries like Argo or Mapper, and Apples arrays-and-dictionaries approach. This is an older recording from a meetup two years ago.



    iOS Developer

    Posted on February 09, 2018


    IOS/FULLSTACK DEVELOPER IN AMSTERDAM

    Are you a programmer who loves to get his hands dirty on an iOS app that implements a lot of complicated business rules to make the user experience as simple as possible? Is your hunger for developing new skills only matched by your desire to spread your knowledge? Then we are looking for you!



    Lammert Westerhoff, AWS + Swift codegen

    Posted on January 30, 2018


    Lammert Westerhoff from Nyon Technologies talks about how they use the AWS API Gateway and Lambda Functions for the API of their iOS app. He gives a live demonstration with a demo app to show how you can use AWS functionality from Swift using Swagger.



    Ellen Shapiro, Some bits of advice about public speaking

    Posted on January 30, 2018


    Ellen Shapiro gives advice about how to give talks on meetups or conferences. With more than 4 years of experiences and dozens of talks Ellen has a lot of experience and shares tips and do's/don'ts about public speaking.



    CocoaHeadsNL Meetup, January 2018

    Posted on January 24, 2018


    Our first meetup of 2018 will be held at WieBetaaltWat (https://wiebetaaltwat.nl) in Amsterdam. All talks will be in English. The schedule for this meetup is: 19:00 - Ellen Shapiro (@designatednerd) will talk about het experience in giving talks and what it takes to prepare one. Ellen has given numerous presentations at various events and likes to share the most importants lessons learned. 19:45 - Break 20:00 - Lammert Westerhoff will present and give a live demo about serverless architecture for iOS apps with AWS API Gateway and AWS Lambda. And then using the Swagger file from the API Gateway to generate an API client in Swift. All times are CET (UTC +0100).



    Januari @ Wiebetaaltwat

    Posted on January 24, 2018


    Here goes 2017 and we're starting another year of great meetups. We had a great year and our line up of meetups this year is almost complete except for some speaking slots. In case you would like to speak get in touch.