Gaslight Blog

To build lasting impact with our clients, their end-users, and our community.

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.

04/06/18

The Beauty of Folds and Union Types in Elm

The Beauty of Folds and Union Types in Elm The Problem After finishing up a side project in Elm about a month ago, I decided that I enjoyed the language...

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03/27/18

Why Success Depends on Your Next Software Project

So now every company is a tech company. Old news, right? Still, every day, the world becomes increasingly digital and consumers’ expectations change. Success depends on keeping up and exceeding...

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03/07/18

What Amazon HQ2 decision makers didn't know about Cincinnati

Last week, an article in the Business Courier described the reasons Cincinnati did not make the short list of cities for Amazon’s HQ2. Chief among these was a lack of...

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02/26/18

Elm, Elixir, and Phoenix: Reflecting on a Functional Full-Stack Project

A couple days ago, I wrapped up work on a side-project I started back in December 2016. It started out as a barebones server-side-rendered Phoenix app, and my only real...

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01/02/18

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...

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12/08/17

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...

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