Blog

Discover our latest blog posts. We hope they will serve as an inspiration.

December 2, 2020

From static to dynamic, a tools page story

After a 5-year existence of the internal JIDOKA Tools page, it was time to give it a new look. The Tools page has been developed to create a repository for all the tools we use within JIDOKA. Tools such as our internal resume app, timesheet apps, Jira, Confluence and so on are placed within this […]

Creative, Design, Technology

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November 4, 2020

My internship at JIDOKA

I am Ruben Horemans, student IT Factory at Thomas More with specialisation Application Development. From when I was young, I knew I wanted to do something in IT so know I am busy fulfilling this childhood dream. Outside of IT I have a lot of different interests like my hobbies: MMA/Muay Thai and skateboarding. The […]

Internship, Technology

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September 7, 2020

Event sourcing in a legacy system – Part 2 – Chose boring technologies

In our first blog post on CQRS/ES, we briefly explained this architecture pattern, outlined the specific project context in which we found ourselves and also went into the specific reasons that led us to this pattern.In this blog post, we will go deeper into the technical details and how we applied CQRS/ES in this legacy […]

Technology

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August 21, 2020

Event sourcing in a legacy system – Part 1 – Context is king

In this series of blog posts, I want to talk about the CQRS/ES (Command Query Separation with Event Sourcing) architecture pattern and specifically how this architecture pattern can be used in a legacy system. The essence of CQRS is simple: where before there was only 1 service there are now 2: 1 service optimized for writing the […]

Technology

May 28, 2020

The fascinating world of Augmented Reality

Hi, I’m Arne Van Gestel and from 2nd March 2020 till 29th May 2020 I was an intern  at JIDOKA, my internship assignment was the research of augmented reality.  But what is augmented reality? Wikipedia says the following: “Augmented reality of AR is a live, direct or indirect, image of reality to which elements are added […]

Internship, Technology

May 19, 2020

My JIDOKA journey

Huh? JIDOKA? What? I am Charlene Asvestas, a graduate student at PXL. I study Business and Languages with the option Human Resources. And yes, I was also an intern at JIDOKA, so welcome to my blog. Then you start wondering how an HR student ended up at an IT company? Well, as everyone knows, we […]

Human Resources, Internship

April 22, 2020

Creating clouds and connecting them with tunnels

A long time ago in a JIDOKA office space not so far, far away, a certain idea came to live after an interesting discussion with the JIDOKA DevOps team. The idea consisted out of the possibility to build a Kubernetes cluster on Azure with the sole purpose of acting as a test environment for some […]

Cloud, DevOps, Technology

April 10, 2020

How we deal with the CORONA crisis

Giving the important message to stay home I must say, the past few weeks haven’t been easy. In the weeks before lockdown we already started feeling the extra pressure and large attention from the news, social media, the government… on how companies should organise themselves in the upcoming and deal with the fast-moving CORONA crisis.  […]

Human Resources, Technology

March 6, 2020

Identity and Access Management for modern applications

When we heard JIDOKA was organising a Hackathon we immediately knew which challenge we wanted to solve. Said challenge kept rearing its head during internal projects:  “Who are you and what are you allowed to do?” Context Every internal JIDOKA app had its own identity and access management system, some more advanced than others. Our […]

Hackathon, Security, Technology

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