A Year in Review 2019
OUR PROJECTS, ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND MILESTONES FROM 2019
International Internship ExperienceWe decided to take our internship to a greater extent and make it an international experience so we accepted students from abroad, as well. Jacob and Adam from the US and Israel joined our internship.
Quality AssuranceA dedicated QA engineer joined our team and is actively searching for each and every bug and rogue pixel.
Team Building in BudapestOur team building took place in Budapest. We participated at the Kotliners conference and we enjoyed some time discovering the highlights of the city.
Signs of MusicWednesdays are about music. We gather in our Zen room and we share some of our favourite tunes. You can check out all these songs on our Spotify playlist.
Apps and Community
Hello App 6.0This Autumn we organized the 6th edition of our free mobile app development workshop for students from Timișoara.
Plai Festival AppsEvery year we make sure the PLAI Festival apps remain up to date with the latest info about the festival, get new features and function well as part of our pro bono initiative.
Supporting Local ContestsWe are supporting local contests and events with prizes and goodies. We love apps and everything related and we’re eager to see more events in this area.
Developed a Pro Bono AppAs part of our pro bono app development initiative, during our internship program, we developed a pro bono app for the UK Sepsis Trust.
Ready Set Holiday!
2 Million DownloadsThis summer our app reached a new milestone: it has been downloaded 2 million times. Thanks, everyone, for downloading and using it!
New FeaturesWe added a short intro for the app users, we made the tours selection process easier and we added new notifications with travel tips and things to do.
Lots of UpdatesWe’ve made lots of improvements to Ready Set Holiday. We updated the app 24 times (iOS & Android) throughout the year to make tweaks, improvements and add new features.
8 Apps PublishedWe’re happy to have worked on and published 8 apps this year.
8 Years of Cobalt SignThis autumn, we celebrated our 8th anniversary. We got together and enjoyed a nice dinner in a cosy restaurant with a unique ambience.
Cobalt Matters SessionsWe organized a record number of 6 sessions this year, covering trendy topics such as dark mode, design, security and migrating to Kotlin.
Cheers to 2020We celebrated the end of 2019 with a fun round of laser tag. Actually two. And a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Cheers!