Hi! My name is Marnix Kok. I am a Software developer, fascinated by extremes in Computer Science. I love the simplicity and elegance of optimized code in embedded environments, and adore the complexities in distributed systems.

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AngularJS

Every once in a while, you are introduced to a new technology that improves your day to day life as a Web developer so much, you can't stop talking about it. Recently I have been introduced to AngularJS. more …

Open MiniGUI principles

As I was rummaging through ye ol' bin of things I made, I found some articles describing how to use the tiny little OpenGL GUI library I had created. If you're interested in trying to use the library, it's a good (yet incomplete) point to start at. more …

Flocking around with the Kinect

Having created a cool prototype using the newly release Microsoft Kinect SDK I decided to pen down my findings and share them with HUGI readers. Now you'll also have the opportunity read it here. more …

WebSocket Handshake

Recently, I have been tinkering with the new technologies that the latest browsers have started to integrate, in particular: WebSockets. I ran into some problems with the newest draft that needs you to provide a proper answer to a security challenge. more …

Projects »

Breathing Fire

I thought I should extract the old-school fire effect I created for Shoutzor 2012 and make it the background to this page. Totally click here. more …

Shoutzor 2012

Shoutz0r is a central music management system ideal for LAN-parties. This year I recreated the basic formula with some cool graphics using the latest in HTML5, with a firm foundation in the Rails framework. more …

Kinect SDK: surrounded by bees

Lately I have been given the opportunity to experiment with the brand new official Microsoft Kinect SDK. In only a few days I setup a framework in which skeleton location information is easily projected onto the screen. more …

SQLite Wrapper C++

This project is an excerpt of the shoutz0r code base that provides a small but useful abstraction in C++ for the SQLite library allowing easy retrieval to structures of queries. more …