Passionate People Stories

These are some of the things we're up to across the web, our Passionate People experts providing advice on how to power-up their digital transformation journeys.

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December 3, 2020

Developer Stories: Daria Ivanovich

An amazing developer and React expert, our Belarussian colleague Daria is a joy to have around the office! Click here to read more about her projects with Passionate People!

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December 3, 2020

Developer Stories: Irene Renkens

As a fullstack developer, there is no framework that our developer Irene is not an expert in! She loves creating things both with code and music! Read more about her accomplishments here!

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December 2, 2020

Developer Stories: Marco Ferreira

Marco is one of our most experienced and motivated developers, leading both in-house projects and projects at some of our biggest clients and industry leaders on the Dutch market! Curious what they are? Click here!

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December 2, 2020

Developer Stories: Mettin Parzinski

Apart from being a fantastic developer, Mettin is also an incredible MC (we think the M might stand for Mettin of Ceremonies)! An irreplaceable part of the Passionate People family, read more about Mettin's career with us!

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December 2, 2020

Developer Stories: Gift Egwuenu

All the way from sunny Nigeria, our brilliant developer Gift joined our family! Besides being an expert and ambassador for NuxtJS, Gift is also a very entertaining Youtuber! Find out more about her here!

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December 2, 2020

Developer Stories: Daniel Alarcón

Our resident React expert Daniel is a joy to have at Passionate People! With his groundbreaking work at ING and his talent for public speaking, he's what Passionate People are all about! Read more about him here!

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December 2, 2020

Developer Stories: Chris Visser

Chris a.k.a. The Spider, is one of our best and brightest developers, always ready to contribute either to a project as a developer or to an event as an MC! Read more about his versatile skills here!

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December 2, 2020

Life of Pooya Parsa

One year ago, we had the honor of welcoming one of the best frontend developers on the tech scene right now, Pooya Parsa! Curious of his life in the Netherlands? Look no further!

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December 1, 2020

Developer Stories: Harijs Deksnis

A dedicated developer from day one, Harijs is the embodiment of the Passionate People we are named for! Learn more about his career with us here!

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December 1, 2020

Developer Stories: Benjamin Barreto

Our hilarious developer Ben, is not only an experienced programmer but also a very talented speaker and MC to our events! Take a look at his career at Passionate People!

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December 1, 2020

Developer Stories: Alexander Esselink

Alexander a.k.a. Dexter or Dr. Svelte, is a master of his craft and he has many of those! He's a Svelte expert, speaker, and a VJ! Check out all of his accomplishments here!

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December 1, 2020

Developer Stories: David den Toom

Our CTO David is all about innovation! He incorporates innovative solutions in our company and his projects, as well as sharing his expertise at events worldwide! See more here!

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December 1, 2020

Developer Stories: Israel Roldan

Our brilliant Engineering Manager is the mastermind behind all the growth and learning our developers do! A talented speaker and event organizer, he also makes sure to keep our tight knit community together! Check out Israel's story here!

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November 30, 2020

Tech Snack #1

In this series of tech snacks, Israel and Gift will share tech updates and new releases from all across the web and updates from our client teams.

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November 18, 2020

Italian 🇮🇹 surprise with special delivery!

This week, our COO Nick van Dijk and our Engineering Manager Israel Roldan Leon went on a little road trip! 🚗 The destination? Our developers!

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November 18, 2020

Virtual get-together on the Passionate Island 🏖️

🏖️ We virtually sat around the fire 🔥 played some hoops 🏀 , and had a great time enjoying the virtual beach 🌴🐚 Passoate

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November 17, 2020

New Joiner: Natalie

Welcome to Passionate People Natalie Dam!

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November 14, 2020

Lunch with the New Joiners

We had the pleasure to organize an online lunch meeting to get to know the new members of the team better, and for them to get to know us better as well!

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November 11, 2020
November 10, 2020

Online Fall Events 2020

Since the change of our modern world we have successfully adapted to providing Online Conference for Javascript Community!

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November 8, 2020

Nick: Relocating People

Shout out to our COO Nick van Dijk for doing such a great job in helping our amazing developers to start a new life here in the Netherlands. 🇳🇱

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November 8, 2020

Development without borders!

At Passionate People we have developers and non-developers from 18 countries!

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November 2, 2020

New Joiner: Joppe!

Welcome to Passionate People Joppe Aarts!

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November 1, 2020

New Joiner: Tim

Welcome to Passionate People Tim van den Eijnden!

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October 31, 2020

Anniversary: Aman

Happy 2 years anniversary Aman Tuladhar!

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October 31, 2020

Anniversary: Sander

Happy 2 years anniversary Sander van den Akker!

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October 30, 2020

Happy Halloween!

Curious about our spooky Halloween costume competition?

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October 29, 2020

3 Years at Passionate People: Harjis and Timo Stories

We celebrated our 3rd anniversary this month. As part of the celebration, we interviewed two colleagues who have been with us for the longest to hear their first-hand experience working at Passionate People.

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October 21, 2020

Welcome to the Netherlands Gift! ✈️

Tips by Gift on the process of relocating to the Netherlands from finding a job, applying for a visa, and details about moving over.

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October 20, 2020

Passionate People shares: What did Passionate People bring to your life?

We asked 5 of our developers the question: What did Passionate People bring to your life?

Here are their answers 💜

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October 19, 2020

MC Mettin 🎙️

Our consultants are not only great developers but also great speakers and masters of ceremonies (MC) at numerous incredible conferences around the world.

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October 19, 2020

Remote-first: The new normal

What once was a perk of the job has become the new standard!

What has your experience with #WFH been like?

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October 18, 2020
October 2, 2020

Passionate People Anniversary Quiz

... and the winner is ...?

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October 2, 2020

Happy Birthday Passionate People!

Hip-Hip-Hooray!🎉 Passionate People is 3 years old today!

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October 2, 2020

Reason #3: Team First

We collected 3 reasons why JavaScript developers should definitely join Passionate People. Here is reason #3! 🤭

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October 1, 2020

Reason #2: Giving back to the community 🚀

We collected 3 reasons why JavaScript developers should definitely join Passionate People. Here is reason #2!

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October 1, 2020

Remembering our trip with the team to Barcelona

Exactly a year ago, when Passionate People turned two years old the whole team flew to Barcelona to celebrate! 🎉

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September 30, 2020

Anniversary: Edgar

Happy 2 years anniversary Edgar Post!

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September 30, 2020

Anniversary: Daria

Happy 1 year anniversary Daria Ivanovich!

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September 30, 2020

Anniversary: Luke

Happy 3 years anniversary Luke Thomas!

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September 30, 2020

Anniversary: Daniel

Happy 2 year anniversary Daniel Alarcón Amador

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September 30, 2020

Anniversary: Nick

Happy 3 years anniversary Nick Van Dijk!

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September 30, 2020

Anniversary: David

Happy 3 years anniversary David den Toom!

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September 30, 2020

No anniversary without a cake!

Since it is not possible to celebrate the Passionate Poeple anniversary together, we wanted to sweeten up our beloved family members' day and surprise them with cake. No more and no less than 50 cakes 🍰 😱 has woken our top #Javascript #developers and non-developers up today.

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September 30, 2020
September 28, 2020

Sponsoring the Product Up Conference 🚀

We are platinum sponsors of a brand new online conference for startups and scaleups.

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September 24, 2020

Anniversary: Niki

Happy 2 years anniversary Niki Brandner!

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September 17, 2020

Evan You: Excited to Announce Vue.js 3.0 One Piece

Vue 3 was announced & released live on Youtube at Vuejs Global Online 2020.

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September 17, 2020

Pooya: Nuxt Architecture

Have you already seen Pooya's talk at Vuejs Global (Amsterdam) Online 2020?

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September 17, 2020

Vuejs Global (Amsterdam) speakers' dinner 🍕

Do you recognise 4 familiar faces among the global Vuejs leaders?

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September 16, 2020

Gift: JAMstack FTW- Static Site Generation With Gridsome

Have you already seen Gift's talk at Vuejs Global (Amsterdam) Online 2020?

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September 16, 2020

Vue.js (Global) Amsterdam Online Conference 2020

Exclusive community conference providing you with unique content learning the latest tools & techniques in Vue.js.

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September 14, 2020

New Logo: Letizia

"The logo is basically the union of two fundamental pillars: Passion and People." - Letizia

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September 14, 2020

All-Hands Meetings

Do you want to know what is the best new practice that is happening at Passionate People due to COVID-19?

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September 10, 2020

React Live Conference Online 2020

React Live is a unique opportunity to watch React & React Native experts share their knowledge via the online stage.

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September 9, 2020

All clients, have a look!

What can Passionate People bring to a client?

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August 31, 2020

Anniversary: Pooya

Happy 1 year anniversary Pooya Parsa!

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August 31, 2020

Anniversary: Oskar

Happy 2 years anniversary Oskar van Velden!

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August 31, 2020

New Joiner: Jan Bart

Welcome to Passionate People Jan Bart Mulders!

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August 31, 2020

Anniversary: Ben

Happy 1 year anniversary Benjamin Barreto!

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August 31, 2020

New Joiner: Hedley

Welcome to Passionate People Hedley Luna!

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August 31, 2020

A day of a passionate developer: Gift

Have you ever wondered how a day of a passionate developer looks like? Especially in today's remote world? Well, you're in luck! ✨

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August 31, 2020

Anniversary: Lesley

Happy 2 years anniversary, Lesley van der Pol!🎉

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August 31, 2020

Anniversary: Mihai

Happy 1 year anniversary Mihai Mijea!

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August 26, 2020

Anniversary: Fanni

Happy 1 year anniversary Fanni Fejes!

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August 25, 2020

Anniversary: Mettin

Happy 1 year anniversary Mettin Parzinski!

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August 18, 2020

Anniversary: Gwen

Happy 1 year anniversary Gvantsa Garsevanishvili!

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August 16, 2020

Tips by Harijs!

Topic: How to make better arguments?

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July 31, 2020

New Joiner: Robbert

Welcome to Passionate People Robert van Steen!

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July 13, 2020

Case Study: Jurian

Jurian's Project (ICTU): PGB platform

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June 30, 2020

Anniversary: Spider

Happy 2.5 years anniversary Spider!

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June 30, 2020

Passionate Interns

Our marketing department is welcoming new faces to our Passionate People family!

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June 23, 2020

AngularNL Online Conference 2020

The best Angular Developers around the globe talked about their experiences, shared their knowledge and gave more insights into all things Angular.

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June 10, 2020

Anniversary: Bart

Happy 2 years anniversary Bart Langedijk!

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June 9, 2020

Go-karting with the team 🏁

We love team building and spending time together!

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June 7, 2020

Tips by Spider!

Topic: Lack of motivation

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June 7, 2020

Gwen and Alison, our Business Development Team

Have you already met our Business Development Team?

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June 7, 2020

Jos: Head of Events

The Greatest Tech Conference Organiser on the Earth: Jos Gerards👏🏼

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June 1, 2020

Live Stream by Marco 🎥

Did you know, that our senior full-stack engineer Marco Ferreira was part of the production team at both Frontend Love and Vuejs Amsterdam 2020? ⁣

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May 31, 2020

Anniversary: Israel

Happy 1 year anniversary Israel Roldan!

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May 31, 2020

First Passionate In-House Project

We're underway to deliver our first in-house project!

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May 31, 2020

Postcards for Renske

Heart-warming story, which again proves that we are family and that we can definitely count on each other! 💜

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May 24, 2020

New Joiner: Letizia

Welcome to Passionate People Letizia Magnini!

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May 24, 2020

New Joiner: Daniela

Welcome to Passionate People Daniela Guzun!

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May 13, 2020

Success Stories: Oskar.

"There is no other company like Passionate People." - Oskar

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May 12, 2020

Road Trip 🚗

We drove through the country earlier this week to thank our Passionate People customers and contacts for the great cooperation 🙏🏻.

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May 5, 2020

Anniversary: Christopher

Happy 1 year anniversary Christopher Stolk!

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April 30, 2020
April 29, 2020
April 13, 2020

Virtual Friday Lunch

Fun Friday at Passionate People. (Fun Friday = Food for everyone!🍔)

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April 10, 2020

Easter surprise!🌷

This Easter our CEO Luke Thomas and his family wanted to bring joy into the lives of some people in their neighbourhood of Ijburg. 🏘

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April 9, 2020

"Vue ate the cake?"

Good Friday at Passionate People. (Good = Muffin for everyone! 🐰)

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April 6, 2020

Our developers are superheroes!

They adapt to changes, they are trustworthy and professional even during uncertain times.

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April 1, 2020

Success Stories: Ben.

"Passionate People is the best place I could be!" - Ben

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March 31, 2020

Anniversary: Rick

Happy 2 years anniversary Rick Borst!

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March 30, 2020
March 30, 2020
March 16, 2020

Find yourself!

... Can you find yourself?

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March 14, 2020

Passionate Ladies

Meet our three wonderful women non-developer colleagues at Passionate People.

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March 11, 2020
March 9, 2020

Creative minds 🧠

Creative minds - This is what Passionate People are.

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March 8, 2020

International Women's Day!🌸

Where there is a woman there is magic. ✨

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March 4, 2020

Anniversary: Vijay

Happy 1 year anniversary Vijay Bindraban 💜!

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March 1, 2020

Frontend Love 2020

Exciting times when a conference as big as Frontend Love ❤ is powered by Passionate People!

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March 1, 2020

New Joiner: Irene

Welcome to Passionate People Irene Renkens!

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February 29, 2020

Anniversary: Harijs

Happy 2 years anniversary Harijs Deksnis!

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February 23, 2020

New Joiner: Tjerk

Welcome to Passionate People Tjerk Woudsma!

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February 18, 2020

Dexter: Svelte: the last framework we need?

Have you already seen Dexter's talk at Frotend Love 2020?

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February 17, 2020

Merchandise a la Passionate Ladies 🎒

Passionate Ladies are introducing the new collection of Frontend Love and Vuejs Amsterdam.

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February 16, 2020

Collective 💜

We are a developer-centric company and as such the care for our Frontend Development is at the 💜 of the company.

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February 13, 2020

David: Microfrontends

Our microfrontends expert - David den Toom on stage at Tweakers Developer Summit 2020.

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February 4, 2020

SVELTE meetup at PP HQ

Alexander Esselink was talking at a SVELTE meetup, this time in our own office!

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February 3, 2020

Passionate People at DotJS 2019

We provide training and the ability to join conferences to our developers.

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January 28, 2020

Anniversary: Timo

Happy 2 years anniversary Timo Heddes!

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January 19, 2020

Passionate People in Rotterdam

Guess why!

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January 16, 2020

Cake Friday Passionate People 🍰

Curious how a cake Friday looks like at Passionate People?

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January 14, 2020

Passionate People HQ🔑

We got the keys to the new office exactly a year ago!

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January 9, 2020

New Years Breakfast & Shuffleboard Competition

2020 started the best way possible!

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January 8, 2020

Dexter VJ-ing

How many things can be done with “simply” writing codes? 🦄

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December 31, 2019

Anniversary: Lars

Happy 2 years anniversary Lars Tadema!

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December 18, 2019

Christmas Party at Schreierstoren 🎄

This is how we celebrate Christmas at Passionate People.

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November 20, 2019

Deep Dive Vue3 Workshop

Ready to join the Deep Dive Vue3 Workshop by Evan You?

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November 12, 2019

Gwen the cook!

Have you ever tried a Georgian cheeseboat? We didt!

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November 11, 2019

VueToronto 2019

Our Spider attended VueToronto 2019!

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October 30, 2019

Halloween Party

Spooky family party with cool costumes and apple fishing. 👻🎃🍏

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October 10, 2019

Roast Room

This is how we celebrate anniversaries at Passionate People!

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September 12, 2019

David: Microfrontends

Have you already seen David's talk at React Live Conference 2019?🎙️

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August 28, 2019

Paintball in Zandaam 🎨🔫

We love hot summer days! Especially, spending them with team building!

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June 14, 2019

Passionate People HQ Opening 💟

Curious how we opened our new office?

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June 11, 2019

Hackathon

Hack your office!

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June 11, 2019

Chris: Becoming Spider

Have you already seen Spider's talk at Node Conference 2019?🎙️

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February 3, 2019

Passionate People HQ

Did you know that we have a graffiti on the wall?

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October 24, 2018

Guillaume Chau Workshop and TonTon

Learning and team-building is always a nice combination!

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Our Attendees

While we’re incredibly proud of the speakers that take our stage and share their expertise with us, at the end of the day, it’s the attendees that we are doing it all for!

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Sponsors: Progress Software

Progress is another company that has been our staunch supporter for a long time and whose employees have contributed greatly to the knowledge-sharing we strive for in our conferences.

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Frontend Quiz Challenge

During this year’s Frontend Developer Conference, we introduced a completely new and exciting update: the Frontend Quiz Challenge!

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Sponsors: AWS Amplify

We are blessed with the support from Amazon Web Services - AWS Amplify who have believed in us since the beginning!

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Frontend Love Eindhoven

In November 2019, we were getting ready to conquer the tech scene in Eindhoven with the first ever FREE Frontend Love conference!

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Sponsors: Cloudinary

Cloudinary has been one of our main supporters in the tech events industry from day 1 and we couldn’t be happier to have them on our side!

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Sponsors: Way2Web

Way2Web are our loyal partners and supporters, who made our 2019 edition of Frontend Love even more sensational!

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Our Speakers

Our events wouldn’t be possible without the incredible support and talent from our speakers!

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Sponsors: Rangle.io

We are very blessed to have Rangle.io as one of our sponsors and we are incredibly grateful for all of their support throughout the years.

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Sponsors: Microsoft

Having the support of a tech giant like Microsoft is invaluable to us and we couldn’t have made it this far without their help!

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Our Sponsors

Good sponsors are not easy to find, but it’s even harder to find sponsors who unreservedly assist your cause and share your vision!

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ING - Where it all began

On the 22nd of June 2017, our organizational team teamed up with ING Back to offer a Free Meetup.

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Sponsors: ISAAC

ISAAC was our devoted partner in organizing the first ever Frontend Love conference in Eindhoven, right in the middle of High Tech Campus!

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Sponsors: Storyblok

We cannot thank enough the support of Storyblok in our journey to success.

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Frontend Love Meetups

Frontend Love Meetups are the most dynamic, inspiring and welcoming Meetups that are part of the Frontend Love, which also runs Javascript Conferences in The Netherlands.

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Recommendations

See what our industry peers have to say about us!

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