Falafel Software is proud to announce today that the company has been recognized as a Xamarin Premier Consulting Partner. 

Xamarin’s Premier Consulting Partner tier is reserved for partners who have demonstrated excellence building cross platform mobile and desktop applications with Xamarin’s tools

Falafel’s recent Xamarin achievements include the release of Falafel2Go for iOS and Android. The Falafel2Go mobile application shares Falafel news, tips, tweets and training opportunities with loyal customers. Additionally, Falafel teamed up with Xamarin to compete for a $1 million dollar prize at the DreamForce hackathon, where a team of developers that included Falafel’s VP of Mobile ...

Capitola, CA  November 25, 2013 - Falafel Software Inc., a Silicon Valley based provider of software development consulting and training services, is pleased to announce the official opening of its new office in Dubai Internet City.

Falafel Software President and CEO Alain “Lino” Tadros will oversee operations at the new office, and is on hand for the grand opening. “Dubai was a sensible choice for Falafel Software,” said Tadros. “Dubai Internet City is a major technology hub for the Middle East and with many of our major partners such as Microsoft, HP, and Accenture already headquartered there, it ...

Our popular Falafel 2 Go application has helped fans of Falafel keep up to date with latest company happenings right from their favorite mobile devices. Users can read the latest blogs, find upcoming trainings and connect with Falafel via social media.

We’re proud to announce today that the application has been completely rewritten using Xamarin Studio and C# to produce cross platform native applications for iOS and Android. Now as we add new features, we can to do so in half the time.

The original applications were written with the typical native tools: XCode with Objective C for iOS and ...

Falafel Software is proud to be the Sitefinity services leader. We’ve built countless add-ons, written the definitive guide to Sitefinity, consulted on hundreds of Sitefinity projects, helped develop the official Sitefinity certification, and taught over 100 Sitefinity training classes to thousands of individuals.

Chance are that if you work with Sitefinity, you’ve run into Falafel Software before. Maybe you are one of the hundreds of developers who has taken one of our Sitefinity Training classes and given us a
rave review.

Despite the overwhelmingly positive response to our training classes, we know it is tough to ...

Falafel Software is pleased to announce a new European partnership with Konstrui, a software development firm building “things for the web”. Konstrui is a Sitefinity Gold Partner located in the Netherlands and will assist Falafel with Sitefinity projects that require a European presence. Konstrui’s existing European customers are certain to benefit from the new partnership as well, as Konstrui will be referring customers in need of Sitefinity training to Falafel’s comprehensive online training options.

Konstrui, was founded by Daniel Plomp in 2008 and has since delivered more than 25 custom Sitefinity solutions. Mr. Plomp is a Telerik MVP and ...

Falafel Software is very proud to announce that our very own Jesse Liberty has won the prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for the second time.

The Microsoft MVP Award is given to community leaders who show a deep passion for Microsoft technologies and actively share their knowledge with the technical community. Winning a MVP Award is no small feat. Microsoft estimates that there are 100 million technical community members worldwide but only about 3,800 receive a MVP Award each year; and every year existing MVPs must work to win the award again.

Jesse won his first MVP Award ...

It’s here! The latest edition to our “Sitefinity Nuts and Bolts” line of training books is here and includes all of the Sitefinity 6.1 goodness.

Sitefinity 6.1 Nuts and Bolts is a comprehensive training guide that covers everything from user basics to advanced programming topics. This is the one guide that Sitefinity users, administrators, designers and programmers need on their e-bookshelves. In this new 550 page e-book, readers will enjoy detailed examples and step by step walkthroughs explaining how to use Sitefinity’s latest features.  Learn how to create and edit content, configure and deploy websites, work with page templates, control ...

DevReach is upon us again. Now in its 8th year, the event that sets out to be the premier developer conference in Central and Eastern Europe gets our vote for the top event in the region.

Hosted annually in Sofia Bulgaria, the event has grown year after year. Grown so much in fact, that this year the event had to move to the much bigger Sofia Event Center to support the demand for its top notch technical training. Much of the event’s success can be attributed to the high quality standards that the event organizers at
Telerik uphold. Attendees ...

This week Falafel Software was recognized for its outstanding achievement with the Sitefinity CMS platform and given two prestigious Sitefinity honors: The Sitefinity Expertise Award in the Technology Industry / Web Solutions category and the Sitefinity Certified Solution Partner Award.

Sitefinity Expertise Awards are given to solution partners who have excelled at creating successful Sitefinity projects in a specific vertical or with specific functionality. The awards help Sitefinity customers identify the top performing partners in particular industries. Falafel Software was selected for this award after creating a number of high profile and technically challenging Sitefinity solutions.

The award came as ...

Falafel Software launches two new Kendo UI training courses to teach developers how to build modern web and mobile applications with Telerik’s HTML5 and JavaScript framework.

Capitola, CA  September 23rd, 2013 - Falafel Software is pleased to announce the launch of two new training courses that will teach developers how to deliver modern web and mobile applications with Telerik’s Kendo UI framework. Each 4-hour course is conducted online with a live instructor; with one course focusing on building web applications for modern desktop browsers and the other focusing on building cross platform mobile applications.

Telerik’s
Kendo UI framework bundles everything ...

Falafel Software and Apress Media team up to deliver a new book on Windows Phone 8 development.

Capitola, CA  September 3, 2013 - Falafel Software is pleased to announce that its latest book, “Pro Windows Phone App Development,” has been released and is available through Apress Media. The 560 page development guide walks readers through the entire application development process, starting with an explanation of the basic requirements of a modern Windows Phone app and progressing through app creation and submission to the Windows Phone store.

“Working on this book was a lot of fun” said Noel Rice, VP ...

Tech influencer and former Microsoft and Telerik evangelist Jesse Liberty joins Falafel Software.

Capitola, CA  August 29, 2013 - Today,
Falafel Software is proud to announce and welcome Jesse Liberty to the team as a Master Consultant. Liberty is an esteemed author of numerous popular software development books and Pluralsight courses, a regular blogger and conference speaker, and the host of the popular “Yet Another Podcast” where he hosts “Intelligent Technical Conversations” weekly. In his new role, Liberty will supply hands on software development assistance to Falafel Software customers and take over several of Falafel’s online training courses.

“I ...

Computer programming jobs are growing at 2 times the national average and by 2020 there are expected to be 1 million more computing jobs than Computer Science students. This represents a huge opportunity for young adults, yet 9 out of 10 schools don’t even offer computer programming courses. Microsoft Research wants to change this, and Falafel Software wants to help.

To help address this problem, Microsoft Research has created
TouchDevelop; a cloud connected, touch friendly app creation environment that runs in the web browser on any device. TouchDevelop embraces today’s “Bring Your Own Device” world, presenting a unified programming ...

The technology industry changes fast and Falafel Software has always remained in lock-step with the latest trends. This week, Telerik's Sitefinity team recognized Falafel for its technological prowess with the Sitefinity Expertise Award for the technology sector.

The Sitefinity Expertise Awards are given to solution partners to recognize their recent efforts in delivering Sitefinity solutions. These awards help Sitefinity customers identify and select top-performing firms that may be able to help them.

Falafel Software President and CEO, Lino Tadros is not surprised that high tech firms often select Falafel as their partner. “We do the hard stuff”, said Tadros. “Customers ...

Falafel Software President and CEO, Lino Tadros will be giving a very special workshop presentation this Friday at the Education in a Changing World Conference, hosted by the prestigious Monte Vista Christian School.

In his workshop,
Modern Mobile Development for the Educational Sector, Mr. Tadros will be teaching educators from around the world about the importance of using technology in the classroom. This workshop is a departure from Lino’s usual hard-core development session and he is adding an additional twist; he will be making a very special announcement: the release of our brand new AcademicApps platform.

Falafel’s ...

Capitola CA - 7th August, 2013 - Falafel Software is pleased to announce the addition of another Sitefinity veteran to its team, Venkata Koppaka. For the past two years, Venkata has worked at Telerik as the lead developer for the Sitefinity ecommerce module and will now use his experience and expertise to help Falafel’s customers.

"We’re very excited that Venkata has decided to join our team”, said Lino Tadros, President and CEO of Falafel Software. “From the first time I spoke to him I knew his passion for technology and his eager personality would be a great fit for our ...

Today, two Falafel Software consultants were invited to participate in the new Icenium Insider program. As Icenium insiders, Jonathan “J” Tower and Daniel Plomp will have early access to draft product road maps and experimental new features. As new features are tested and roadmaps are unveiled, our new insiders will be able to share their ideas and feedback directly with the Icenium team.

For those unfamiliar with Telerik’s
Icenium product, the application enables developers to build cross-platform mobile apps using HTML, CSS and JavaScript in a locally installed or browser based IDE. Daniel began building cross platform mobile applications with ...

Over 200,000 techies use the Pluralsight video training platform as their secret weapon, relying on the library of over 20,000 videos to learn the ins and outs of latest technologies. Today, Falafel Software adds to that library with a new course to help developers get started with Telerik’s award winning CMS, Sitefinity.

This new 4-hour course will help those new to Sitefinity understand the application’s architecture and how to use the CMS to create their first web application. Learn to create new pages and content, use the layout manager and where to find help and new add-ons in the ...

Capitola, CA - June 21, 2013 - Falafel Software’s instructor-led training has helped hundreds of companies and individuals worldwide master automated testing with SmartBear Software’s automated testing tool, TestComplete. Now, software quality assurance teams can continue their TestComplete education on their own with an on-demand video training library. The suite of 96 videos was authored by Falafel Software and can be accessed 24x7 from any device.

“We love teaching people how to improve software quality with TestComplete in our instructor-led training classes,” said Lino Tadros, CEO and President of Falafel Software. “The instructor-led classes are a great forum for ...

Capitola CA - 5th April, 2013 - Today Falafel Software is pleased to announce the expansion of its European presence with the addition of another Sitefinity rock star: Daniel Plomp. Daniel is both a Telerik MVP and a Sitefinity Certified Developer whose experience with Telerik products dates back to the original suite of RadControls. In 2008, Daniel founded Konstrui, a software consulting company in the Netherlands focused on delivering Sitefinity web applications. Over the past 5 years, Konstrui delivered more than 25 custom Sitefinity solutions to customers worldwide. Despite his long and successful history with Konstrui, Daniel was excited to ...