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Top 9 new features in Hippo CMS 11

This blog post takes a look at some of the new features in Hippo CMS 11 from a developer’s perspective. A while ago I blogged about Hippo CMS 10. Since then a lot has changed in the Hippo world. Hippo CMS version 11 has been released and I will show you what Hippo...

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Indivirtual at Hippo.Connect 2016 in Amsterdam

Last week Indivirtual was present as a platinum sponsor at Hippo.Connect 2016, held in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. Hippo.Connect is an annual event organised by Hippo to bring clients, partners and developers together, to talk and learn from each other. In order to achieve this, the event contained a full program of parallel...

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The benefits of user testing with Testbirds

Being a web development studio we would like to include the end-users opinions during the development of every website project we work on. We have been partnering with Testbirds over the last couple of months, to help us achieve this. Testbirds offers testing via the crowd. They have a large number of testers in countries all over...

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Microsoft Tech Days 2016 Indivirtual verslag

Dit jaar zijn er maar liefst zeven collega’s van Indivirtual naar de Microsoft Tech Days geweest, die dit jaar niet in Den Haag, maar in de Amsterdam RAI, werd gehouden op 4 en 5 oktober. Om niet iedereen een verschillende blogpost te laten maken hebben we ze gevraagd om allemaal...

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SDL Web MVP retreat

A couple of weeks ago, it was my privilege to attend the annual retreat of the SDL Web MVPs. SDL Web is a well-known suite of web content management software that is used by many large organisations to manage their web sites worldwide. It’s a fully-featured system that comes with...

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JAX London 2016

JAX is a four-day conference for Java & Software Innovation in London. The conference is composed of two days of the actual conference and two days of workshops.  This year, Maarten Gerritsen, Dennis Nijssen and Philippe Polanus had the opportunity to attend the conference-part of JAX London, which started on October 11th,...

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Smashing Conference 2016 Freiburg

Early morning, September 12 2016. Two Indivirtuals are running around the beautiful city of Freiburg im Breisgau. We – Robin Bes and Niels Jongerden – are in Germany because of the Smashing Conference 2016! These are two days with interesting talks about web design ahead of us, so we took...

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Indi’s @ Devoxx UK

Devoxx UK This year Indivirtual’s Java team decided to visit developer related events/conferences. As part of this effort, each of the Java developers could choose an event to go to from a list of events; Devoxx UK, GoTo, IOT, Jaxx, J-Fall. We, Mehul Parmar, Robbert Stevens and Martijn van der Vorst chose for Devoxx UK held...

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Indivirtual Summer Event 2016 – Zandvoort aan Zee

Indivirtual at the beach! Sometimes we play in the snow, sometimes we play in the sand. We stayed close to home to enjoy ourselves with beach activities in plenty of sunshine (which was #winning already considering the sunny reputation of the Netherlands) and good food at Zandvoort aan Zee! Of course...

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TryParse considered harmful….. sometimes.

It’s a common enough wisdom in programming that you should never catch an exception that you can’t handle. The reasons for this are well-known. The exception might be indicating that your system is unable to function correctly, and having your own code continue regardless is a recipe for disaster. There...

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Front Trends

May 18-20, 2016 Warsaw, Poland After a former colleague told me about a web-event, called Front Trends, in Warsaw, he used to visit every year, I became interested in attending this event. After my trip to Berlin’s web conference Beyond Tellerand in 2015 I started arranging my tickets for the Front Trends conference in May 2016. As some people may...

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Een dag op pad met…

Een dag op pad met… Tom Cool & Tom Hartwig Wat doen Indivirtual-medewerkers voor hun klanten? Ze laten u graag kennismaken met hun werkdag. Deze keer: front-end developers Tom Cool en Tom Hartwig. 8.35 We stappen in Haarlem op de trein. We werken in Amsterdam op locatie bij onze klant, waar...

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Checking your DXA/DD4T JSON in the SDL Web broker database.

Recently, I’ve spent some time looking at both the Dynamic Delivery for Tridion (DD4T) framework, and SDL’s own Digital Experience Accelerator (DXA), which started life as a reference implementation for a modern “SDL Web”-based web  application and makes use of DD4T. In general, DD4T-based web applications get all their content-managed...

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Tridion Developer Summit 2016

The Tridion Developer Summit 2016 had great sessions this year. Some sessions touched on subject unfamiliar to myself. The two day developer summit started and ended with SDL vowing  to (re)focus on the core product (CMS, Translations, Media) and making sure they will remain a global leader in the corporate WCMS. The following...

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Testing the SDL Web 8 micro-services

A couple of days ago, at the Tridion Developer summit, I did a “lightning talk” where in fifteen minutes flat, I rattled through my recent experiences of setting up publishing and content delivery using the new Topology Manager and micro-services in SDL Web 8. It’s hard to go into much...