Roy van Kaathoven
Full Stack Developer

May 13New Blog Post

Remap the Bixby Home button on the Samsung S8

This week i got my hands on a Samsung S8+ and been configuring Tasker to automate my Phone.

The S8 now includes the Bixby which is more-or-less the same as the Google Assistant. Since i preferred the Google Assistant instead of Bixby i now have a button that i don't use.

After searching around i only found that Samsung doesn't allow the Bixby to be remapped using standard functionality. Luckily it can be done with Tasker

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Apr 26New Blog Post
Nov 06New Project
Oct 22New Blog Post

Isolating memory leaks in a concurrent system

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 at any given moment. Some of these components are third party maintained by other companies or open sources projects like FTP, Mail, Data Conversions, etc..

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Oct 01New Project
May 05New Blog Post
Dec 30New Blog Post

Solving Paper Mazes with Python

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

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Nov 06New Project
Nov 06New Blog Post
Oct 10New Blog Post

Akka Event Bus

I've been working on a new project for a while which is based on [Scala][Scala], [Play Framework][Play Framework] and [Akka][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 actions, like starting trades with other Steam users and exchange items.

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