Maarten van den Hoven

Web Developer & Software Engineer

After working as a freelance software engineer in South Korea for two years I decided to come back to The Netherlands to focus on other opportunities. I'm currently working as the Lead Software Engineer at novasole where we build software for the solar industry.

Latest Project

BuDongSan (부동산) – Map based real estate idle game

BuDongSan (부동산) – Map based real estate idle game

I have been browsing the /r/incremental_games subreddit for a few years and decided to create a game for once as well. Since I work a lot with maps (specifically OpenStreetMap, a community maintained open map data source) I came to the conclusion that I should make...

Latest Recipe

Gochujang Carbonara (고추장 까르보나라)

Gochujang Carbonara (고추장 까르보나라)

English below Wat is dit? Gochujang Carbonara (고추장 까르보나라). Fonetisch Nederlands: koo-tjoe-djang carbonara. API: [ko.tɕʰu.dʑaŋ]. Een fusion van de westerse roomcarbonara gemixed met gochujang (Koreaanse rode peperpasta) en optioneel wat kimchi. Ingrediënten 125 gram...

Latest Blog Post

Turning a polygon into a grid with QGIS

Turning a polygon into a grid with QGIS

For the Mapping North Korea project I had to split a region into smaller sectors. In other words, I had to create a raster or grid inside the polygon so that the tasks wouldn't be too big to handle. The polygons used in this example are exported from Overpass Turbo,...