Recent Bloomreach with XIN Mods Tutorials

Tutorial #013: Restructure your Bloomreach XM Content by using Faceted Navigations

In this video we're going to talk about using faceted navigation nodes to navigate through our content structure in new ways.

Tutorial #012: Collections API: Store documents into and fetch from Bloomreach XM using XIN mods

The XIN Mods Collections API helps you store and fetch simple flat documents into and from your Bloomreach Repository.

Tutorial #011: Prefetching Content from Bloomreach XM using XIN mods

In this Bloomreach Tutorial we're going to talk about content prefetching to reduce API chattiness and speed up your backend code.

Tutorial #010: Building Dynamic Queries using Bloomreach XM and XIN Mods

We're going to talk about writing more complex dynamic queries using two different approaches.

Recent Blogs

Better monitoring metrics on Elastic Beanstalk Instances

Improving the metrics your Elastic Beanstalk instances generate

Floppyball - Colour Maximite 2

A simple Flappy Bird clone for your Colour Maximite 2!

Advent of Code 2021

Some visualisations created for AoC 2021.

Vue JS Browserify to Webpack Conversion

Browserify seems quite outdated, webpack seemed the way to go, here's a template.

FizzBuzz in Assembler

An optimised FizzBuzz implementation in Turbo Assembler

Retro: Amiga Gear - 2021

It's been a while since I've showcased the current state of my Amiga corner.

Code Projects

Bloomreach XIN mods

The XIN mods are a set of tools that turn a vanilla Blooomreach XM install into an easy-to-deploy Fully Headless Content as a Service instance that you can use to quickly model and query information in your repository with!

JSdoc to Swagger document generator

An NPM module I wrote that converts JSdoc annotations to Swagger documents to be served as an endpoint or fed to Redoc.

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.

Shoutzor 2012

Shoutz0r is a central music management system ideal for LAN-parties.

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.

Open MiniGUI: C++/OpenGL GUI prototyping library

I took it upon myself to create a simple prototyping GUI library that is integrated into existing OpenGL applications. It contains a number of standard components, features elements such as data-linking, extreme ease with a non-invasive notation.