I’m Frederik Jacques.
I’m a freelance iOS & macOS consultant currently working on the mobile apps for Belfius, one of the biggest financial institutions in Belgium, and various personal projects.
At the age of 14 I started playing around with my first programming language QBASIC and I haven’t stopped progamming for over 2 decades.
I have been lecturing creative programming courses at Howest, University of Applied Sciences for 9 years until the fall of 2018.
Running my own company the-nerd, offering iOS & macOS consultancy services to various clients and creating indie apps.
Clients I had the privilege to work for include Pioneer, Ricoh, Carrier, Bobcat, Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways), VRT (Belgian public-service broadcast), Belfius, …
Worked as a ActionScript Developer at Vintage Productions.
Graduated Multimedia & Communication Technology with great distinction.
Won “Student of the Year” award
Won Multi-Mania award
While not working on projects, I try to open-source useful bits and pieces.
VatNumberKit is a Swift library to check and validate VAT numbers (checksum based & online government services) on both iOS and macOS.
CountryKit is a Swift library for iOS, macOS, Linux, tvOS & watchOS with all continents, regions, subregions & countries of the world according to Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical Use (also known as UN M49).
Country data contains: