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Monthly Archives: February 2012

IE6 is no more

Internet Explorer has always been a thorn in the side of developers. It’s now well over ten years since IE6 was unleashed onto the World Wide Web. Back then it helped Microsoft to win the first browser battle as Windows users simply clicked on the blue “e” symbol. Things have changed considerably since then, as   Continue Reading…


Spoiler alert! Here are a few details about what you can expect from the upcoming XING API

m4s0n501 The good news is that it’s going to be awesome. No ifs or buts. The XING developer team has been working towards this goal for a long time and we’re really happy to be approaching this milestone. Sure, some people might consider an API to be a “dry” topic and somewhat of a given   Continue Reading…


XINGovating the new XING share button

In January we released the new XING share button. It was one of the first products born in our innovation weeks. Here’s how we built it and dealt with upcoming <strike>problems</strike> challenges. We’ve released some great features over the last few months that were born in our prototyping days or innovation weeks. The lunch planner, XING   Continue Reading…


Keep It Functional – iPhone Test Automation

Currently all the XING Mobile Apps generate more than 20% of the overall XING traffic and this number will likely increase in the near future. In my last devblog post, I dealed with Android Apps and how to implement automated tests with the framework Robotium. This article describes how to implement automated tests using the tool   Continue Reading…