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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 of about 30 students. After a

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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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Xamarin Dev Days Hengelo

An amazing training opportunity for mobile developers

We’re excited to announce that XABLU will be the official organizer of a Xamarin Dev Day at our headquarters in Hengelo, the Netherlands on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017. Our team has followed the growing popularity of these international training days online for some time, and we’ve been looking forward to the chance to host our own. We can’t wait to bring the event to our hometown! What is a Xamarin Dev Day? Xamarin Dev Days are one-day training events designed

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Visual Studio 2017 Launch Event

On March the 7th Microsoft will launch Visual Studio 2017 in a live broadcasted event. XABLU will host 4 events at the same time in different locations (Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Hengelo and Luxembourg) to watch the live stream and discuss all the new stuff being presented. On this evening we will also present our new Visual Studio extension for MvvmCross-based Xamarin development! We invite everyone to join us and watch the live stream together while enjoying some food and drinks. We’re

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Xamarin Partner Summit Amsterdam

Intro Last week the Xamarin Partner Summit took place in Amsterdam. The Xamarin Partner Summit is a summit for partners of Xamarin funnily enough. Having the privilege of working with XABLU, a 100% Xamarin focussed company and a Xamarin premier consulting partner based in the Netherlands, we were duly invited. There were two possible tracks to take; Business or Technical (Intermediate/Advanced). Naturally I followed the advanced technical track hosted by Colby Williams. Modularizing Code One of the key points I

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Connect(); // 2016 – Developer Tools recap

Tech Stuff The first live demo given by Chris Dias and set the tone for the rest of the event. Chris gave a very nice demo of developing a Node.js project using Visual Studio Code running on a Mac. Then he deployed the software to a Docker container running in Azure. Quite impressive, but besides that it literally embodied the tagline of the event: “for any developer on any platform“. The next stars on the podium were both Visual Studio

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MvvmCross Meetup

Over the last year we have been organising our monthly MvvmCross hackathon. Besides the socialising part and the famously good food the main ‘goal’ has always been to attract new contributors to the open source project. While this has been successful and indeed PR’s from regular visitors have been accepted upstream, we feel the need to bring this to the next level and make this meeting more accessible to new-comers that are using MvvmCross in their daily work, but not necessarily have

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Microsoft’s TechDays 2016

On the 4th and 5th October the annual Microsoft TechDays will take place in Amsterdam. This year the XABLU team will be present to inform you about Xamarin mobile app development. Whether you want to talk about setting up a good app architecture or organising your mobile strategy: we’re the team that can help you realise your mobile targets! We will be located at the Xamarin stand near the open podium. We also have discounts tickets. Send us a message and save some money! Curious how Xablu

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