Roy van Kaathoven

Roy van Kaathoven

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C# TPL

Isolating memory leaks in a concurrent system

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While working on Advanced-Forms i have to deal with various memory issues which arise when running the server application. The server component of Advanced-Forms is a continuously running background service which can run many different components in parallel a…

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Scala Akka GCM Android

Implementing GCM server with Scala and Akka

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I started working on an Android app for the Roboflow project. I have a LG Watch R and i thought it would be really cool to be able to send notifications from a flow within Roboflow. So users can easily configure notifications for themselves for the things that…

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python

Solving Paper Mazes with Python

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Every year just after Christmas there is a quiz game called "De Rooise Kwis" in which a lot of people in Sint Oedenrode participate. This year there were 151 teams. The quiz consists of questions in a wide range of categories, which can be found here As soon…

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Zend Framework 2

Translating urls in Zend Framework 2

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Recently i needed to build a multi language website using Zend Framework 2. The framework has a lot options to translate the website, but one thing that was lacking in the documentation was a method to translate URL's. After some research i found a Pull Reque…

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Scala Akka

Using Akka Event Bus

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I've been working on a new project for a while which is based on Scala, Play Framework and Akka. The goal of the project is to create a library which can communicate with the Steam Servers, and using the library write multiple bots which perform various action…