Microsoft Hackathon

Last year I attended my very first hackathon. It was hosted by Microsoft and Adesso, and focused on developing Windows 8 RT and Windows Phone apps. I took the opportunity and tried my luck on the WinJS HTML5 framework for Metro apps. Being completely new to WinJS, creating properly working page transitions already counted as huge […]


Developing the ambient lighting system — what I’m actually working on

So I shifted my priorities away from just a ‘boring’ sunrise lamp and am now working towards my very own vision of a powerful extensible ambient lighting system. The project has three major construction sites: a client application which lets the end-user control his light system; the RGB lamp hardware and its electronic circuitry; and last but not least, […]