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Our development skills, agile project management and our commitment to on-time / on-budget delivery all illustrate our passion for software. Visit our project portfolio to learn more about some of our successes.

Here in our blog you’ll find “behind the scenes” news, and information about what interests us – and our clients. How our engineers and designers work closely with clients – large and small – to deliver reliable, innovative solutions. Learn about our technologies, responsive websites and the mobile apps we’ve delivered for iOS and Android. Whatever the challenge, we can help you to achieve your business goals. So get in touch, and find out how we can help with your next project.

A Drupal 8 website with high aspirations

A Drupal 8 website with high aspirations

BSL was approached by the Stichting Shwachman Support, a Dutch patient organization. They had joined forces with other patient organizations and experts to develop a new website: Rarecare.world. They recognized that BSL had the expertise to make their vision a reality. BSL redesigned the website and developed a new back-end.

New online marketer for BSL

New online marketer for BSL

Since the beginning of October, a new colleague has strengthened the BSL marketing team. He will use his creative writer skills to improve the content of BSL’s online presence. As online marketing assistant, he and his colleagues are responsible for all BSL’s online content.

Continuous Web Development – tips and tricks

Continuous Web Development – tips and tricks

In two earlier blogs, we describe the advantages of a continuous web development process. An approach where you create a minimum viable product (MVP) which can be improved and enhanced over time. Our final blog in the series summarizes these benefits, helping you to develop and sustain a successful website – and save money!

Eight reasons for Drupal 8 migration

Eight reasons for Drupal 8 migration

Drupal 8 release was first published in 2015. However, Drupal 7 users were cautious about opting for a Drupal 8 migration. Drupal 8 contained many changes, and many popular Drupal 7 modules were not available in the early releases. But fast forward to 2018… Drupal 8 is now mature. With stable releases that can be used for production sites.

Design and development tips for your next web project

Design and development tips for your next web project

In an earlier blog we wrote about the advantages of starting with a minimum viable product, then extending the functionality in a series of incremental releases. A so-called continuous development process offers many benefits. And lowers your risks. This second article focuses on further development tips, focusing on the development process.

Treat your web application as a continuous development

Treat your web application as a continuous development

Companies frequently treat websites as one-off developments. As a result, many sites are neglected over time. They no longer meet current technology standards, security needs, or user expectations such as a responsive design on mobile devices. Continuous development solves many of these problems. And offers many other benefits too!

Developing a custom reception system

Developing a custom reception system

As we wrote in one of our earlier blogs, we are busy with a number of new projects. In the previous blog we talked about a recent Drupal 8 project. This is now nearing completion. In this blog we want to talk about another project: the development of a completely unique reception system.

New Scrum team, and new projects

New Scrum team, and new projects

Life is busy at BSL! We are working on a number of new projects, and have welcomed more new colleagues to our team. Two of these new colleagues are working onsite for a long-standing client as part of a new Scrum team. The complex project is based on Drupal 8, and with our in-house expertise, we aim to complete the project in June.

BSL welcomes a creative developer

BSL welcomes a creative developer

Sanne joined the BSL team at the end of April. Initially she will fill two roles: Front-End Developer and Junior Java Developer. Which of course means that our busy developers and the marketing team are pleased with her arrival. An extra pair of hands is very welcome! Sanne is a cheerful and creative developer.

We’d like to welcome a new developer

We’d like to welcome a new developer

We’d like to welcome Jurjen, the newest addition to our team! Perfect timing, as we have recently started work on two large projects. Jurjen will be working as Junior Java Developer, and he’ll be put to work alongside our developers from the word go. Three words that can describe Jurjen are: inquisitive, sociable, and a gamer!

Do you also have a question?

Many visitors to our website have a question. For example, they want to know the cost of developing their software. Or whether it's possible to connect websites to existing systems. We're happy to answer any questions you may have, no strings attached. So please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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