SonarQube: adding Pull Request Decoration directly to your project for cleaner and safer code

Pascal Herms Insights, Mobile Strategies, Projects, Training Leave a Comment

Sonarqube is an open-source platform which performs a continuous code analysis to help your team write cleaner and safer code. You can view this report of your code in your SonarQube account, where you can see possible bugs, security issues, code smells and other suggestions to avoid technical debt. However, it is also possible to add this report straight into …

What’s New in Xamarin Forms 5?

Sebastián Pérez Insights, Technical Leave a Comment

It was 2019 when the launch of .NET 5 was announced at the annual event for developers (Microsoft Build). At the same time, it was announced that all platforms would be integrated into one. This integration included Xamarin as part of the .NET platform, something expected since Microsoft had acquired the framework. This also implied the appearance of a new …

10 Things You Should Know About Xamarin

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Xamarin is used to create amazing cross-platform mobile applications! Did you know that cross-platform means you can actually share classes across .NET platforms? Our colleague Seba takes center-stage to explain 10 different things you should know about Xamarin. He shares some core definitions for Xamarin, as well as how to use it in practice:  Here is a summary of the …

Onboarding Remote Colleagues – Learning From the Best

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Onboarding remotely: it is not always a choice anymore due to the current COVID-19 situation. But, especially in these times, onboarding cannot be forgotten or cut back on. In our previous posts, we highlighted the importance of team and personal guidance to make the onboarding process a success. However, the onboarding process also needs to provide insights on how practical …

Onboarding Remote Colleagues – Guiding the New Colleague

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Congratulations, you have hired a new colleague! Chances are that their first day will be spend from their own home. For many companies, and new colleagues, this will be a completely new and challenging experience. In our previous blogpost, we discussed how difficult it can be to really get to know the team, but it needs to be a top priority …

Onboarding Remote Colleagues – Getting to Know the Team

Maaike Dokter HR, Insights, Projects Leave a Comment

Starting a new job, or hiring a new employee, is always exciting: both parties are motivated to make a great first impression and start the new collaboration. A first day on the job usually implies going to an office building and meeting your new team and colleagues. However, this phenomenon is slightly different in these times where COVID-19 has us …

Microsoft Build 2020 – What Day 2 Brought Us

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Another day at the 48-online Microsoft Build event! Microsoft delivered some more exciting updates and we are happy to share them with you in this blogpost. Did you miss the announcements from yesterday? You can still read those back here. Spoiler Alert: Microsoft is giving away vouchers for free certifications, continue reading to find out how to get yours!  The …

Microsoft Build 2020 – What Day 1 Brought Us

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In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft has transformed this year’s Build conference into a 48-hour online event, accessible to everyone! Within this blogpost, we will look back at the first day of Microsoft Build 2020 and get you up to date with the most important announcements.  Already know what happened on the first day, but curious what they announced …

Bitcoin Halving: Friend or Foe

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It is just a few days before the bitcoin halving happens. What is it about? First, let’s have a look at some interesting aspects about Bitcoin. I recommend you read this previous post on blockchain before continuing.  The Bitcoin White Paper was published in 2008 by someone with the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. Its implementation occurred the following year and, a few …

Blockchain: things you need to know

Sebastián Pérez Insights, Technical 1 Comment

Nowadays, there are a lot of people talking about blockchain due to the financial movements of cryptocurrencies, but what does blockchain as a technology offer us?  The word itself gives us two important details: blocks and chains.  That was easy, wasn’t it?  The information is grouped and stored in a package with an identifier. This package is known as a block, …

Remote for Teams – A Proactive Mindset

Maaike Dokter Insights, Mobile Strategies Leave a Comment

To help companies in the transition to working remotely, we want to share tips and tricks we have gained through our own experience. In our last blogpost, we gave a tip to managers about trust, which you can read back here. In this blogpost, we want to provide a tip for anyone who is working remotely. It can be quite …

MyGalileoApp – Two Xablu mentored teams under the final 10!

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XABLU signs Partnership Agreement Xamarin training with Web Age Solutions

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10 Guidelines to make your app user-friendly

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[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_column _id=”3″ ][cs_text]Mobile applications are everywhere and they can be used for many different purposes. However, creating a usable mobile application that also provides a good user experience is not as easy as it might seem. In the previous article, we talked about how it is important to actively involve your users during your development process, …

Insights: Xablu joins MyGalileoApp Mentor team

Maaike Dokter Company News, Event Reports, Events, Industry Events, Insights, Projects, Training 1 Comment

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What is a Product Owner

What is a Product Owner?

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[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_column _id=”3″ ][cs_text]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? [/cs_text][cs_text]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 …

Watching the keynote Google I/O Extended Luxembourg 2017

Inspiring tech and new connections at Google I/O Extended Luxembourg

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[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Yesterday, XABLU hosted a Google I/O Extended event in Luxembourg City. A diverse crowd of tech enthusiasts came out to enjoy networking over pizza and drinks, followed by a live screening of the Google I/O 2017 …

Expo hub at Build 2017

Highlights of Build 2017: from Xamarin Live to Microsoft Graph

XABLU HQ Industry Events, Insights

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Is your head still spinning from all those announcements at Microsoft Build 2017? Ours are. This edition was made even more exciting because we were physically present at Build with our own XABLU booth! XABLU Solutions Showcase …

Google IO 2017

Looking forward to Google I/O 2017

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[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Reminder: RSVP now for Google I/O Extended 2017 Luxembourg! Every May-June, the annual developer conferences of tech’s big 3 take place: last week was Microsoft Build, this week it’s Google I/O time, and next month Apple …