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

March 18, 2021

Open Source at JIDOKA

At JIDOKA we strongly believe in open source, this doesn’t mean we don’t believe in commercial software. Many of the projects we do result in software that end users have to pay for, this of course is the choice of the client. If the software that is being built is the differentiator in the market, […]

Security, Technology

Remote whiteboard sessions

February 17, 2021

Remote whiteboard sessions

During our projects, we do regular whiteboard sessions to better understand processes, architectures and other complex concepts. Pre-COVID this was done using whiteboards, post-its and whiteboard markers (don’t use permanent markers!). We challenge our customers and colleagues to find issues with our designs and are very happy if they find ones so we can correct […]

Agile, Technology

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

Event sourcing part 2 background

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 […]


event-sourcing background

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 […]


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

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