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Ready, steady, go!

The first Agile Coaching Circle event got off to a flying start It started with a simple post to all the agile coaches at XING: what do you think about the “Kollegiale Beratung” coaches exchange and its format, its value? Time for something new? After some back and forth, Alexey Krivitsky, Julia Rüterböries and Björn   Continue Reading…


German Perl Workshop 2014

Last week, the German Perl community headed to the city of Hanover for the 16th edition of the German Perl Workshop. More than 100 participants came together for talks and hacking. The workshop was much smaller than the YAPC::EU conferences, which gave it the feeling of a family gathering where many long-term community members met   Continue Reading…


Meet the XING API Team

Would you like to get to know the XING team, discuss new ideas, and meet other people who are working with our API? If so, come and join one of our X-Sessions events or meet us at events we’ll be attending. To find out about XING API events, check out our new “Meet us” page.   Continue Reading…


XING API Event: X Sessions – The Preface

Want to learn more about the XING API and what you can do with it? Would you like to meet the team behind the API? Then join us on Friday, 22 November 2013 for our first community event: X Sessions – The Preface http://x-sessions.com/


Perl impressions after YAPC::EU 2013

Another YAPC::EU conference series was held in the beautiful city of Kiev in Ukraine on August 12-14, 2013. It was my second visit to a YAPC::EU conference, and I had made up my mind to visit it a year ago while attending YAPC::EU 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany. Back then I was truly impressed by the   Continue Reading…


YAPC::EU – Future Perl

Two weeks ago, the European Perl community gathered in Kiev to celebrate the 14th edition of the largest European Perl event, YAPC::EU 2013. This year’s theme called “Future Perl” is not only a reasonable successor to last year‘s “Modern Perl” theme, it also relates to some of the controversy faced by the Perl community. Perl’s   Continue Reading…


Welcome Marvin to our developer family

We have a winner! Our prize draw has closed and we now have a lucky winner. His name is Oliver he’s now the proud owner of a XING developer shirt and coffee mug so he can drink coffee in style while enjoying the spring sunshine. So from now on our dev.xing.com robot will be known as ‘Marvin’.