Roy van Kaathoven

Roy van Kaathoven

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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…

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Scala

Scraping with Scala

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A few months ago i got asked if i could scrape data from various websites, store it in a database and output some nice reports. Back then i've written a simple scraper with Ruby and Nokogiri, saved everything to a Microsoft SQL database and created reports usi…

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Scala Ext JS Play Framework

Scalext: Ext JS module for Play Framework

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I've been working on a project called Scalext for a while and want to share the current version and upcoming ideas. Scalext is a module for Play Framework 2.1 which makes working with Ext JS a lot easier. I've already implemented a Ext JS Module for Zend Fram…