Six years ago the team at Amazee decided to start a Drupal agency called Amazee Labs in Zurich, Switzerland (read more about the Amazee journey) where I worked as a Drupal developer. Over the years, our small team at Amazee Labs grew and my responsibilities as a developer shifted. Suddenly I wasn’t coding all day. I became a team lead and finally CTO. I code much less now than I did during those first years.
Everyone has a routine. For some, it’s their morning coffee, for others it’s going to the gym after work. For me, it’s heading to Mangia Pizza every Thursday from 7pm-9pm, for the last 6 years. Why do I do this? Because the Austin Drupal Dojo meets every Thursday, and we have a great crowd!
Last week, Sebastian and I attended Drupal Developer Days in Milan. An international group of 400 people gathered for a full-week conference in Italy to work and talk about Drupal 8.
It's this time of the year again! DrupalCon Europe is almost here and to help make the Dublin Con a great experience, Amazee Labs is chairing Tracks again. This DrupalCon comes with some additions to the standard program.
One year ago we launched the Amazee Talents Program, an initiative sponsored by the Amazee Group, allowing our teams in Austin, Zurich or Cape Town to win young talent for an internship. The first person selected from all the global applicants, was 19 year old Adam Romyn, from Cape Town, South Africa.
Have you ever watched a movie and felt like you were actually there? The new virtual reality technologies take this feeling a (huge) step further. Companies are beginning to pick up on this and use this technology, especially 360° videos, for marketing. We’ve had two experts sharing their experience with 360° video projects for their organizations.
Around 130 professionals who care about user experience design and usability gathered last Saturday at ZHdK (Toni Areal) in Zürich to share and discuss all the hot topics on and around UX. Here are a few of my thoughts and impressions of that day.