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Arrrr

At the beginning of this month, the beautiful city of Gent played host to the 9th edition of ArrrrCamp. Originally more of an impromptu meetup, the event has evolved over the years to become a Ruby-focused development conference. Over the course of two days, we were presented a carefully curated program of regular talks, keynotes   Continue Reading…


YAPC::EU 2015 – Yet another perl conference

Every summer, the European perl community gathers in a different city to celebrate another edition of YAPC::EU, the European perl event called ‘Yet another perl conference’. This year, the Spanish city of Granada welcomed us with lots of sunshine, great tapas and an inspiring conference schedule.


XING @ So Coded Conference

It’s not that often you hear the term tech conference and church in the same sentence. Well, in this case, it happened to be true. Last week XING was the main sponsor of the So Coded  conference that took place at Kulturkirche Altona in Hamburg.  When I walked into the church on Thursday morning, I experienced a mixed feeling of being at a techie gathering yet also feeling relaxed due to the location and the   Continue Reading…


Win tickets for the StartupWeekend Women Hamburg

Hi folks (German text see below), as sponsor of the StartupWeekend Women in Hamburg (10-12 April, 2015), XING is giving away two developer tickets for the event. Such, two lucky coders can join for free this high-energy and inspiring event. Developers who are interested to join, please write to sweepstake@xing.com no later than 7 April, 2015 (incl.) mention   Continue Reading…


YAPC::EU 2014

Last week, the city of Sofia, Bulgaria, played host to the 15th YAPC::EU conference all about the Perl programming language. This year’s YAPC::EU was again a three-day event featuring three parallel tracks of talks during the day, followed by a set of lightning talks and a keynote speech every evening. In his opening keynote, ‘You’re   Continue Reading…


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/