Tridion Developer Summit 2014 – part 2

In this follow up post I mention 3 other sessions of the afternoon of the TDS. Lightning Talk Sessions - Ingmar Umans - Stop! This lightning session from HintTech colleague Ingmar was about better interpretation of the customer needs: ‘STOP building what the customer asks’. We as developers tend to start running in solution mode when a customer is asking you to solve a problem. Ingmar had several good examples in which this could be the wrong solution for the wrong problem. You could better as... [More]

Tridion Developer Summit 2014 – part 1

Last week I attended TDS 2014. It’s the first time that it has been organized, most of it by Robert Curlette. Great job! There was a huge reply of the community. Some stats of TDS: 85,753 miles travelled 17 speakers 12 countries 45 companies   That’s pretty impressive for a 1st time conference, wouldn’t you think? Everybody had a good time and enjoyed in-depth sessions given by developers from the Tridion community. Below my impressions, notes and links. Keynote The day started with a w... [More]

DotNed meeting 22th may 2014: App Development with Xamarin

Yesterdays dotNed meeting was hosted at Macaw and was about App Development with Xamarin. There were two sessions that evening: Session 1: QuickCross - MVVM for Xamarin Apps by Vincent Hoogendoorn Session 2: Best Practices voor Xamarin Android App Development by Sander Egberink Below are my notes. Short intro to Xamarin With Xamarin you can create native iOS, Andriod, Mac and Windows apps in C#. The benefit of it is that you can share code between the platforms so that you can create -for examp... [More]