Build ARM-based applications using CodeBuild

AWS CodeBuild has announced support for ARM-based workloads, which will allow you to build and test your software updates natively, without needing to emulate or cross-compile. ARM is a quickly growing platform for application development today and if you rely on emulation and/or cross-compile, the downside is time and reliability. Read more…

Scrum Training @ Coolblue

We like to take small steps at Coolblue and become a little bit better every day. That’s why we like working with Scrum. It’s a flexible way of working, which you can compare to a coat rack where you can hang a different type- or a new coat each time. Read more…

A day in a life of a Cloud Engineer

Parties. The perfect moment for an awkward conversation with your fellow-guests. At some point, you’re usually asked: “so, what is it you do?” Our Cloud Engineer Sander has a foolproof answer. What do you tell people at parties? As a Cloud Engineer, you work with the Cloud and facilitate the Read more…

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. What was Read more…

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 Read more…

Hackathon: The Aftermovie

During the Hackathon, a group of skilled Coolbluers locked themselves away in a Capuchin Monastery. While there, they worked on their own projects for 48 hours straight—pet projects that usually fall by the wayside. Want to see how it all went down? Then look no further, we’ve got the aftermovie Read more…