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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 in touch with Syntaxis to present the idea,

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Meet the Intern: 5 questions for our 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

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Newegg training participants

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 and experienced developers. One week to

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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

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Mads and Mattijs final presentation

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 Native When 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

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New interns at XABLU

XABLU welcomes two new interns, Mads and Mattijs!

This week, Mads and Mattijs officially join the XABLU team for a six-month internship. They follow in the footsteps of fellow Saxion University of Applied Science student Maurice Markvoort, who completed his graduation assignment with us and has since become a full member of the XABLU development team! We asked Mads and Mattijs, who are both studying software engineering, a few questions to get to know them better… 1. How did you hear about Xablu and why did you want to do

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Behind the scenes at the MvvmCross & Xamarin HackDay

This past Saturday, September 2nd, we hosted the MvvmCross & Xamarin HackDay at the TOBACCO Theater in Amsterdam. Generously co-sponsored by the .NET Foundation and Microsoft, it acted as the closing event of the two-week MvvmCross .NET Summer Hackfest, as well as an event to introduce Xamarin and MvvmCross to new developers. Attendees were greeted by a red carpet at the venue, which had an industrial look and feel, but still felt warm and welcoming. There was a great turnout of Xamarin and MvvmCross developers, with some speakers

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Marc Bruins at Xamarin Dev Days Hengelo

Congratulations to Marc Bruins, newest Microsoft MVP!

The whole Xablu team would like to congratulate our colleague Marc Bruins, who was officially named a Microsoft MVP on September 1st! With the Xamarin MVP and Microsoft MVP awards being recently merged, Marc not only joins the top Xamarin experts around the world who have made significant contributions to the Xamarin developer community, but also enters the global community of Microsoft MVPs. Marc’s achievements include speaking at industry events like Techdays NL and developer meetups like the Amsterdam Xamarin Meetup” and the Xamarin, MvvmCross & .NET Meetup. He has also

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MvvmCross Xamarin HackDay banner

You’re invited to the MvvmCross event of the year!

The Xablu team is excited to be organizing the MvvmCross & Xamarin HackDay in Amsterdam on Saturday, September 2nd, 2017. This full-day event will bring together MvvmCross contributors and Xamarin developers from around Europe for a day of talks, socializing and coding! We’re big fans and supporters of MvvmCross here at Xablu, using it to create our apps (through our free Visual Studio Extension, XabluCross) and encouraging our developers to contribute to the project. So we can’t wait to further spread the word and

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