MBS Xojo Developer Conference

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Come to koblenz on 18th and 19th September 2014 to join us for our Xojo conference. Meet Xojo developers from all over Europe.

Join us the day before for our Xojo Training.

Schedule Day 1:

8:00RegistrationWelcome coffee with biscuits in the lobby.
9:15Keynote MBSNews from Monkeybread Software.
10:30Coffee break
11:00Keynote XojoStéphane Pinel from Xojo, Inc. will present what is new and upcoming with Xojo.
  • What happened in 2014
  • Xojo 2014r3, the iOS take off
  • Works in progress
  • What's next?
  • Q&A
12:00iOSXojo for iOS in deep
  • iOS support in the IDE
  • Introducing the new Xojo Framework
  • Extending iOS support using Declares
14:00SpotlightsGet 15 minutes to show your project or application made with Xojo.
  • Minicalc AVA
    Software for tendering, award of contracts, accounting and issue management for construction industry by Tomas Jakobs
  • Natural Sciences Switzerland portal and database
    The 'Natural Sciences Switzerland portal and database' is a project of the Swiss Academy of Sciences which is based on an effort to harmonise business processes and databases. The result shall offer a central solution to manage partner organisations, scientific experts, projects and products of the Academy supplemented by an content management system to publish on a common web portal. Central component is a Xojo web application as fronted for database and business logic that offers interfaces to integrate further parts of the system.
15:00Coffee break
15:30Helper AppsHow to make helper app.
By Valdemar de Sousa.
16:30CURL in detailWhat CURL can do and what the different usages are. And what will we do on iOS?
17:30Evening EventDinner event: Fortress Ehrenbreitstein.

Schedule Day 2:

8:00RegistrationWelcome coffee with biscuits in the lobby.
9:15Client/ServerHow to write your own middleware to connect from your app over the network to your server software to access databases.
10:00Advanced Language FeaturesLearn about pair, delegate, variant, interface and other things.
10:30Coffee break
11:00SocialSocial networks from Xojo
  • When/Why using social networks from your apps?
  • How to do it?
  • Live examples with Twitter & Facebook
11:30InAppIn App Purchases for Apple’s AppStore by Valdemar De Sousa.
12:00SpotlightHeinz Jürgen shows his photo ordering application.
14:00ControlsCustom Controls by Jérémie Leroy.
15:00Coffee break
15:30Extending the FrameworkWays to extend the Xojo framework with your own custom modifications.
Xojo offers a variety of methods to extend and modify the integrated framework (e.g. datatypes, I/O and DB) and UI controls (web and desktop). With practical examples I will demonstrate some of these techniques with which you will be able to build your own reusable set of custom tools to include in your projects. by Tobias Bussmann
16:30Feedback / Q&A / RaffleAsk questions and give feedback.

Special guests: Jens Boschulte from DynaForms GmbH will be present to answer questions regarding DynaPDF library.

On the evening before we'd like to offer a get-together where we can have dinner together. Starting at 18 o'clock, you can find people gathering at the hotel bar. Later we visit a restaurant for dinner. Details to be announced.

Date: 18th and 19th September 2014.
Language: English.
Cost: 299 € including VAT for two days. Prices for groups or students on request.
Location: Contel Hotel in Koblenz.

This event is organized by Christian Schmitz of Monkeybread Software. Stéphane Pinel from Xojo, Inc. will be available onsite for questions.

Register here

Do you want to present? Please contact us. We have free slots available.

Do you want to be a sponsor? Please contact us. You can include your flyer in our welcome bag.


The 4 star Contel Hotel in Koblenz at the Moselle is a modern business and conference hotel that welcomes you with unique ambiance and modern facilities.

For our event, we ordered free non alcoholic drinks and lunch as 3-course-menu or buffet. For the Wifi we will provide free tickets.

For our conference we blocked rooms: single (90 €/night) or double bed room (95 €/night). Premium double rooms are 121 Euro/night. You can reserve yourself on the hotel website with keyword "MBS Xojo Conference 170516" or include your room wish in the conference registration.You can later adjust the booking if needed.

Those prices include breakfast, fitness room, parking garage, services charges and tax. SPA is available in the hotel. If you like you upgrade the room to comfort or premium room. As rooms are limited, please include your room wish with your registration.

Other Hotels

Hotel Scholz, 1,2 km

CityHotel Kurfürst Balduin, 1,4 km

Mercure Hotel Koblenz, 2,8 km


The hotel is located at Pastor-Klein-Straße 19, 56073 Koblenz.

by Airplane

If you fly, target the airport Frankfurt/Main (FRA), Frankfurt/Hahn (HHN) or Colonge (CGN).

From Frankfurt/Main go to long distance trains and take a train to Koblenz. Every hour at least one train leaves towards Koblenz. Sometimes you need to switch train in Mainz.

From Frankfurt/Hahn, you find a bus shuttle to Koblenz main station.

From Colonge Airport to Koblenz is a local train (RE) once every hour. Or you take one of the other trains and switch train in Bonn or Colonge station.

by train

From main station you can walk or take the bus. You need to take bus to Löhr Center and than switch to one of line 3, 355 and 301 will take you to the Ludwig-Erhard-Straße. From there walk along the Ludwig-Erhard-Straße for 200 meter to the end where the hotel is.

by Car

Ask your GPS for directions to Pastor-Klein-Straße 19, 56073 Koblenz.

Special Train Offers

For our non European visitors (e.g. USA or Canada), we highly recommend to check the special offers from Bahn.de for you. For example within 30 days you can use a 3 day pass for just 188 Euro. You can start in Koblenz, take a direct train to Berlin, stay there for a visit, take another train to Munich, enjoy a few days there and take a final train back to the airport in Frankfurt. Of course you can stay in Frankfurt another night and enjoy visiting German's financial capital. Oktoberfest from 21st September on can be a highlight of your trip to Munich.

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