13 November 2017

Hackathon 2017: sleep is for the weak

In October, a group of excited developers, data analysts, IT experts, and designers came together to combine their skills. Backed up by a Red Bull supply large enough to keep you awake for a year, they embarked on the Coolblue Hackathon. Locked away in a Capuchin Monastery, these Coolbluers worked on their own, original projects. Continue reading

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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