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Sure, we love to geek out over technology and design. But it's all for a bigger purpose - boosting your business. Through development, design and business categories here on our blog - we break down our best practices, what to look for when it comes to software development, and how you can in fact, leverage technology.
TIL: How to Explicitly Set Session Expiration in Phoenix
By default Phoenix stores session data in browser cookies. I don’t know why, but I thought the default was for those cookies to never expire. It turns out by default they expire when the browser session ends. I found this out because my users weren’t able to stay logged in...
My Software Development Apprenticeship
The story about my first gig as a self-taught developer. I started my apprenticeship at one of the biggest companies in the world about 2 months before I started typing this (I started on June 12th, 2017). The experience has been very positive, and negative in a positive way… I’ll...
Deep Stuff From Adobe Max 2017
A few weeks ago I got the super incredible opportunity to attend Adobe Max 2017 in Las Vegas! This opportunity was granted to me while I was speaking at the Cincinnati Adobe Creative Jam back in September (which was an awesome event—you should totally come next year!) This was also...
Apprenticeship: From Clinical to Computer Science
Hello! I’ve been a Gaslight apprentice for four months now, and it’s great! I could not have asked for a better introduction into this field than an apprenticeship. I’m a functional member of a team of seasoned developers, learning from them every day. Additionally, I work with a fellow apprentice...
Apprenticeship: Building to Something Bigger
Just a little over two years ago, I was living clear on the other side of the world. I was in Japan, working as a translator, and I had just begun working as a freelancer full-time. I had zero experience with programming and admittedly computer illiterate at the time. Still,...
Code Reviews and Art Critiques
As I’ve progressed in my software development career, I’ve come to really appreciate working with good designers. I’ve been fortunate enough to work several places where developers and designers co-exist in this wonderful utopia of productivity, creativity, and mutual respect. I love that I can code something to solve the...