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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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Meet the Intern: 5 questions for our newest intern Nick Wolters

Back in March, Nick Wolters, a student from Saxion University, started an internship at XABLU to carry out his graduation assignment. Learn more about it below! Tell us a bit about yourself…Of course! I currently enjoy working on my own personal embedded systems projects, which range from the creation of my own weather station to home automation projects. I also like to watch TV series and I go cycling and work out twice a week. How did you hear about

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One week to Xamarin mastery at Newegg

XABLU developer Marc Bruins has just got back from a week in sunny California, where he led a Xamarin training course at Newegg headquarters. A leading retailer for computer hardware in North America, Newegg was interested in getting its developers started with Xamarin. They approached US-based training company Accelebrate, who then got in touch with Marc Bruins to lead an in-house course. As a Microsoft MVP and Xamarin University-certified trainer, Marc regularly teaches and speaks about Xamarin to both beginners

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Meet our newest intern, Laurens!

This week we welcomed a new intern from Saxion University of Applied Science to our team. Meet Laurens Jan van Heek! Tell us a bit about yourself…Sure! I have a side job at ‘Student Aan Huis’ where I help people at their homes with all sorts of technical problems with computers, etc. When I’m not busy with school or work, I’m probably binge watching Netflix, while also keeping track of latest bitcoin/altcoin technologies and rates! On the weekends, I travel

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React Native vs Xamarin: A XABLU internship

By Mattijs Kuhlmann and Mads Lundgaard After five months at XABLU, we’ve now finished our internship, which was part of our Software Engineering programme at the Saxion University of Applied Science in Enschede. We both had an amazing time here and above all, we learned a lot! Our assignment: Xamarin vs React NativeWhen we started, we didn’t know exactly what our assignment was going to be. But by the end of our first day, we had already decided on our

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