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FOSDEM '10

This week-end this is the Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting, which happens every year at the “Université Libre de Bruxelles” here in Belgium. This was the 10th time the even …

Welcome to Simon and Jelle!

I’m a bit behind schedule about this very important news but, as they say, better late than never. Since November ’09, our team has grown by 2 new members:  Simon Schoeters, 27, comes from Leuven where he studied applied IT at “Katholieke Hogeschool Leuven” …

Introducing our newest product: Monassoc

This week, we released the new website for our web application called “Monassoc”. What is Monassoc? In a few words, “Monassoc” is a hosted platform/CMS for associations and groups. It allows you to create a blog, a forum, pages, photo galleries, and mana …

Belighted grows: welcome to Raphaël !

As a company specialized in the World Wide Web, the most amazing communication medium of our time, we could not stay very long without a specialist in communications. Since the beginning of this week, we have had the pleasure to welcome Raphaël in our offices. Raphaël is 24 years old and holds a ma …

Frailers.net goes open source!

As part of our continuous effort of contributing to the developers community, we have released today the source code for “Frailers.net”, our online community/documentation project for french-speaking Ruby on Rails developers. We consider that the code will help newcomers to R …

A new tool for web designers on Facebook

Professionals working on the web are always looking for the best opportunities to show their work to partners and potential new customers. Up until now, there was the possibility to show screenshots of your websites on so-called “CSS galleries” such as “Web Creme” or "CSS Dr …

Video messages and conversations on your website

“TokBox” is a free video calling / messaging platform which integrates with any website without any download involved. It proposes widgets to play/record videos and do live conversations with the user’s microphone and webcam, directly from the website itself. Up until now, Tok …

Welcome to Marc

Since the beginning of the month, we’ve had the great pleasure to welcome our new collaborator – and first employee – “Marc Lainez”. Marc is 25 years old and holds a Master of Computer Science from “UCLouvain”. He is a former bu …

Rails Rumble and working on internal projects

About two weeks ago, we participated in “Rails Rumble 2008”, a contest for Rails development teams all around the world, where they have to develop a fully functional version of an application in only a week-end. The choice of the application was made free, and the rules spe …

Belighted rolls out iStockCV.com

After weeks of hard work, we are proud to finally present the public beta version of “iStockCV.com”, a new social recruitment web application. This new player in the online recruitment business uses the best concepts from social networks to help companies and candidates find …