25 January 2018

Relocation to the Netherlands

Think only Dutch people work at Coolblue? Think again! We employ Coolbluers from every corner of the world, and we’re proud of that! Take Icaro (Senior Software Developer), Thulani (NET Software Developer), and Carl (Junior Software Developer), for example. They decided to take the leap and become Coolbluers. Continue reading

13 December 2017

First week as Team Lead Tech

Now that we’re nearing almost 3000 Coolbluers, our days are filled with meetings, projects, and the occasional ping pong battle. But what does a working week look like? To find out, let’s pick the brains of a Coolbluer to find out what it is they really do. Our brand new Team Lead, Stef, is here to tell us about his first week.

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23 October 2017


Here at Coolblue, we can choose our tools from a range of technologies. A while ago, our team started moving from Microsoft MSTest to xUnit.

Although the code change was fairly simple, the build pipeline was tied with the MSTest framework, ignoring the xUnit tests. Between the requests to the deployment team to alter the team’s deployment pipelines, Nathan challenged us to use Cake.
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27 June 2017

Personal Opinion – Meaningful Logging and Metrics

You’re probably wondering, what do we mean by Personal Opinion? As people in Coolblue have and are allowed to have a personal opinion, we like to give a stage for Coolblueans to share technical writings and blog posts here about things people are learning, doing and investigating outside of Coolblue. On quite a lot of occasions, these technologies, standards and methodologies are actually brought into the company! First up is Erik Heemskerk with a blog post on Logging and Metrics. Enjoy!
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