XABLU signs Partnership Agreement Xamarin training with Web Age Solutions

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Toronto, Canada: XABLU is excited to announce that it has signed a partnership agreement with leading Toronto-based training provider Web Age Solutions. XABLU’s experienced Xamarin University-certified trainers will deliver a full catalogue of multi-day Microsoft Xamarin courses to software developers in cities across Canada and the United States. “Working with Web Age Solutions is a natural development for us, as …

10 Guidelines to make your app user-friendly

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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, since it can solve usability issues …

Insights: Xablu joins MyGalileoApp Mentor team

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Last week, we had the pleasure of presenting Xablu’s tips & tricks to the contestants of the MyGalileoApp Competition 2019 organized by the European GNSS Agency (GSA). The competition calls for creative mobile application ideas that could benefit from the precise positioning offered by Galileo. Now, the 30 selected teams will embark on the next stage of the competition where …

What is a Product Owner

What is a Product Owner?

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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 …

Watching the keynote Google I/O Extended Luxembourg 2017

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

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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 keynote. The upbeat atmosphere was enhanced by the cool industrial-style venue The Office and the amazing weather. The keynote was full of surprises and …

Expo hub at Build 2017

Highlights of Build 2017: from Xamarin Live to Microsoft Graph

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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! We used Build to introduce our Visual Studio extension called XabluCross for MvvmCross. Designed for developers who use MvvmCross as their architectural framework, it provides all …

.NET standard

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The goal of .NET Standard is “one library to rule them all”, or more simply, one set of APIs that can be used across platforms without compatibility issues. At the moment, developers targeting one of the .NET variants need to understand the underlying platform to be able to develop for it. What makes it even more complicated is that there …

UI/UX Review

XABLU HQ Insights

Over the years we have seen the mobile space maturing rapidly. While first companies ‘just wanted an app as soon as possible’, these days companies have a full mobile strategy often labelled with a ‘Mobile First’ tag. We have also seen a change in consumer behaviour: brand loyalty is at a low, and feedback to your product or service comes …

Microsoft releases .NET Core 1.0

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When Microsoft released .NET Core 1.0 earlier this week I literally jumped up out of my chair. At Xablu we love open source in general; and I personally find the .NET Core project, which is basically build up from the ground over the last years, very intriguing. When Microsoft introduced C# and .NET back in the day, at least the …