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    Architecture Considered Harmful, by Manuel Meyer (English)

    Posted on April 26, 2021


    In this extra long talk Manuel Meyer shares his ideas about reducing complexity in our code to create easily extendable and maintainable systems.


    CocoaHeadsNL Online Meetup, 21 April 2021

    Posted on April 22, 2021


    Live stream of our monthly CocoaHeadsNL meetup. Due to the corona virus we are still not able to host a regular meetup. Instead we are hosting an online meetup via our regular YouTube live stream. This month we have a talk by Manuel Meyer. In an extra long talk je will share his ideas about reducing complexity in our code to create easily extendable and maintainable systems. Please note: this time we start at 20:00 Hrs CET (18:00 UTC).


    April @ Online

    Posted on April 21, 2021


    Architecture considered harmful — how to create brain-sized codes


    CocoaHeads April 2021

    Posted on April 14, 2021


    Info on our past and future meetups, our sponsors and what you can do to help us. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ CocoaHeadsNL April newsletter Our recent call for speakers was a success. To those who responded. Thank you, we've been in touch and we will follow up on you. To other participants to our meetups, if you ever would like to provide a talk, reach out. We love new faces and new topics. If you are new to all of this, no problem t... Read more


    From Paper to Audiokit: Teaching math through audio, by Jaap Mengers (English)

    Posted on March 28, 2021


    Jaap Mengers of Q42 shares the story of SenseMath: an app that lets you hear - rather than see or feel - a graph. A story about sound design, advanced VoiceOver features, and user testing in times of Corona.


    Call for speakers

    Posted on March 27, 2021


    Info on our past and future meetups, our sponsors and what you can do to help us. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ CocoaHeadsNL call for speakers A small request. Do you have something to share with our community? Then please reply to this message and let us know. We are always looking for speakers. Make sure to mention: The generic topic of what you want to share. Do you prefer pre-recording or live presentation? Sponsor CocoaHeadsNL Our... Read more


    March @ Online

    Posted on March 24, 2021


    In March: From paper to AudioKit: teaching math through sound.


    CocoaHeads Mar. 2021

    Posted on March 17, 2021


    Info on our past and future meetups, our sponsors and what you can do to help us. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ CocoaHeadsNL March newsletter In january we had plans for 2021. Things look optimistic for the second half of 2021. But still there is too much uncertainty for our taste to allow us to make any big announcements at this time. But there is one thing we can take care of for you and that is our monthly Meetup. Again, a call out ... Read more


    The Making of a Blackbox Challenge, by Ryan McLeod (English)

    Posted on February 25, 2021


    Ryan is the creator of the Apple Design Award winning game Blackbox. In this talk he takes us through the steps he took to design and built one of the almost 80 unique levels paying special attention to animations, audio but also accessibility.


    February @ Online

    Posted on February 17, 2021


    In February we are online with:


    CocoaHeadsNL Feb. 2021

    Posted on February 11, 2021


    Info on our past and future meetups, our sponsors and what you can do to help us. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ CocoaHeadsNL February newsletter Already our third monthly newsletter. Online we are seeing 2021 is well underway. So many people are publishing new content everywhere. But there is one thing that is different this year. Hardly any news yet on conferences. Neither online or offline. We think this must be due to the whole word... Read more


    F*ck Clean Architecture, by Frank Bos and Fouad Astitou

    Posted on January 27, 2021


    In this presentation Frank and Fouad describe how they have stepped away from what is generally considered best practices in app development. Without the burden of having to use certain frameworks for a so called clean architecture or full blown CI/CD pipeline they've managed to release feature of feature and increased their App Store rating and now have more happy users.


    January @ Online

    Posted on January 20, 2021


    Our new sponsor NS will provide one of their engineers to talk about an interesting tech topic. MOst likely something done or used in one of their travel planning apps.


    CocoaHeadsNL Jan. 2021

    Posted on January 13, 2021


    Info on our past and future meetups, our sponsors and what you can do to help us. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ CocoaHeadsNL January newsletter Hi, and welcome to our second monthly newsletter. We hope you had a pleasant holidays and are now back in action in 2021. Next week we will have our next monthly meetup. Make sure to RSVP, we are working on new formats, but by the looks of things we will still stick with a Youtube stream for no... Read more


    Using Core NFC to scan and verify identity documents, by Maxim Tsvetkov (English)

    Posted on December 24, 2020


    Discover what is possible with the Core NFC to scan and verify identity documents. Which data you can extract from documents and how you can verify the authenticity of these documents.


    December @ Online

    Posted on December 16, 2020


    In December we are online with:


    Senior iOS Developer

    Posted on December 15, 2020


    Utrecht


    CocoaHeadsNL december

    Posted on December 09, 2020


    Info on our past and future meetups, out sponsors and what you can do to help us. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ CocoaHeadsNL december newsletter Hi, this is our first new style, hopefully, monthly newsletter. Our plan is to send it out 1 each month, 1 week in advance of our monthly meetup. Make sure to get your manager, colleagues and peers to sign up to our newsletter as well. It is the easiest way to get monthly updates on our commun... Read more


    Server Driven UI, Tom Lokhorst (English)

    Posted on December 03, 2020


    From the garden of his own home Tom explains how they implemented a server driven UI for the Primephonic app. Tom shows examples of screens of the app and how they implemented that as server generated JSON.


    Full stack Swift with Arduino, Axel Roest (English)

    Posted on November 22, 2020


    Axel will present how Swift can be used on the Arduino platform to read sensor data. He collects the data on a Raspberry-Pi and display it on a website built using Vapor, a server-side Swift framework.


    November @ Online

    Posted on November 18, 2020


    In November we will be online with :


    Our path to microframeworks with Tuist.io, by Jeroen Leenarts (English)

    Posted on November 08, 2020


    Jeroen shows how they at Achmea changed the architecture of their app to use microframeworks with Tuist.io. He demonstrates how to create a sample app and shows the new structure of the 'Even Appen' app.


    Adopting a reactive mindset, by Donny Wals (English)

    Posted on October 30, 2020


    With an example-driven approach, Donny helps you adopt a reactive mindset and explains what is all about and what it means.


    October @ Online

    Posted on October 21, 2020


    In October we will be online with:


    Real Refactoring, by Jon Reid (English)

    Posted on October 10, 2020


    Jon takes you step-by-step through a simple example app and shows you how to refactoring the code.