A complete IoT off-the-shelf solution for business

Xyglo (Amsterdam, NL) is excited to announce a complete IoT solution for business - enabling connection of sensors and actuators to a configurable backend and mobile app. We call this the Xyglo IoT Cloud Platform.  With this platform you can regularly measure temperature, pressure, flow, switch states - all remotely.  Based on these readings you can decide to operate [...]

By |2017-10-21T10:13:51+02:00February 7th, 2017|Internet of Things, IoT, Software Development|

So you want to work in Software?

Software development as a career can pay well. However (wo)man cannot live by bread alone.  Money is an ephemeral pleasure for those who have their minds on larger challenges and there is a fine line between accepting an assignment and feeling that your good nature is being taken advantage of for the sake of cash. I've had over [...]

By |2017-10-21T10:20:51+02:00August 4th, 2016|Business, Software Development, Uncategorized|

Taking Development to the Cloud

I've recently been spending some time with Visual Studio 2015 and Microsoft's cloud development vision of ALM solution - Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). VSTS is the new name for what was once called Visual Studio Online - a collaborative development platform that allows for planning (Scrum, Agile or CMMI), development, testing and building all integrated through a single service.  [...]

By |2016-01-27T13:34:41+01:00January 27th, 2016|Business, Continuous Integration, Migration, Software Development|

How Not To Be a Dick

During my day job I get to work with many fantastic developers and help bring their codebases into an effective means of source control, to build their code and help package it sensibly and deploy it in reliable and repeatable ways. The point of this exercise is to bring control to situations that otherwise could [...]

By |2016-01-13T20:35:13+01:00January 13th, 2016|Business, Software Development, Version Control Systems|