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UPS Xamarin training group with Nico Milcoff

A Deep Dive into Xamarin for the UPS Team

Last week we had the pleasure of getting a team at UPS up and running with Xamarin development. Nico Milcoff flew over to the USA to lead an enthusiastic team of developers at the UPS Innovation Center in New Jersey. UPS, the multinational package delivery and supply chain management company headquartered in the USA, got in touch with us through IT training broker NewAge Solutions. As they were looking for an intensive Xamarin course for their developers, we sent Nico Milcoff, who

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A partnership of top developers: meet Nico Milcoff

We recently started working with the very talented Xamarin developer Nico Milcoff. He’s not only a Microsoft MVP and lead maintainer of the open source MvvmCross project, he also finds time to lead his own team of developers at DGenix, headquarted in Rosario, Argentina.We first met Nico just over a year ago when he was a guest speaker at our big MvvmCross & Xamarin HackDay, co-sponsored by the .NET Foundation. The event brought together an elite group of top MvvmCross

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Meet Ivo Krugers Xamarin developer

Introducing Ivo Krugers, Xamarin developer

This week we’re happy to introduce Ivo Krugers, a Senior Xamarin developer who joined our team this month. 1. What brought you to Xamarin development and where do you want to go with it?I’ve been a software developer all my life. Reusing code is always something we developers yearn for, so having decided to move into mobile development, Xamarin was the logical choice. I love what I’m doing and just go with the opportunities that arise. 2. What will you

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Welcome Damiano Patane Xamarin developer

Welcome to Damiano Patane, our newest developer!

We’re happy to have a great new developer join our team, Damiano! We asked him a few questions to get to know him better… 1. Tell me a bit about yourself as a developer: I’m Damiano Patane, 25 years old, and I am from Alkmaar but will soon be living in Amsterdam. Since childhood I’ve had a passion for technology and computers, so I logically started studying Computer Science. I have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University

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What is a Product Owner

What is a Product Owner?

If you’re interested in software development you might have heard of the role of Product Owner. But what is it exactly, and what do you need to become one? Simply put, the Product Owner is the key person responsible for a product under development, and acts as the central liaison between all stakeholders. This could include the marketing and sales teams, the development team, and the customer support team, among others. Here at XABLU we specialize in developing cross-platform Xamarin

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Meet Bart Kuipers Xamarin Developer

Introducing Bart Kuipers, Xamarin developer!

We recently welcomed a new developer to our team, Bart! We asked him to introduce himself through a few questions: 1. Tell me a bit about yourself as a developer: I’m a .NET developer with over five years of software development experience. I split my time between the Netherlands and the Philippines, where for the past two years I’ve been responsible for developing a new Xamarin.Forms app and managing a small team of Filipino developers. Although I don’t have a

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Bringing Xamarin to students in Groningen

Earlier this week, on Tuesday, June 19th, our team had the chance to deliver a guest lecture on Xamarin to ICT students at Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen. As part of their course, the students were introduced to several different mobile coding options. We were invited to provide an introduction to the Microsoft Xamarin platform. Marc Bruins, who is a Xamarin University-certified trainer and Microsoft MVP, gave the hour-long lecture on getting started with Xamarin to the room

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Kicking-off the MiniBrew app project

Last week we officially kicked off an app project with MiniBrew, makers of a home beer-brewing machine! They’re a rapidly growing company based in Utrecht, the Netherlands, who are passionate about bringing custom home beer brewing to aficionados around the world. Check out the MiniBrew in the video below: We’ll be working on their mobile app, built with Xamarin of course, which will let users find beer recipes from around the world that match their taste and buy the ingredients

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Xamarin at university level – our first student workshop

As a recent graduate, I’ve noticed first-hand that training in the C# programming language isn’t offered very often by universities. And Microsoft Xamarin isn’t usually offered as a course at all! To help bridge the gap for students looking to become Xamarin app developers, we decided to offer free on-campus workshops. We recently held our first workshop at Saxion University in Enschede in cooperation with the ICT student association S.V. Syntaxis. Mark Jonker, our Head of HR & Training, got

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