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.

10/23/14

Why We Need Cincy Day of Functional

Last month Gaslight developer Geoff Lane wrote about the fact that our whole dev team has been working together to learn Clojure. This functional language has a lot to offer to both developers and clients. I’m very excited about working with Clojure even though lately I’ve fallen for another language...

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10/21/14

Top 3 Reasons Why Software Projects Fail

I was recently asked by a new employee for a list of all the reasons a software project can fail. At first I thought it would be a huge list, but as we discussed it I realized nearly all the reasons boil down to three key things, and not a...

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10/16/14

The Joy of SVG Animation

CSS animation specifications are still in working draft, which is to say, occasionally temperamental. But while there be dragons, I have a few tips to offer as you journey out and onward into the magical, scaling and lossless land of SVG animation. These are things I picked up while animating...

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10/10/14

New Client Project: Second Story Auctions Launches!

Huge congratulations to our client Second Story Auctions! We’ve been working with them for several months to build an online estate auction site that’s both gorgeous and functional. The first auction just launched this week, and you can start bidding right here. Here’s a look at the site design: Browse...

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10/07/14

Why We're Learning Clojure

At Gaslight we’re most widely known for our work with Ruby and Rails. We’re also highly experienced in everything JavaScript from JQuery to Ember to AngularJS and more. But sometimes we need to break out of what’s comfortable in order to learn and grow. How do we keep up with...

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09/30/14

October 2014: Upcoming Tech Events in Cincinnati

We love to support the local tech community! Here are some of the great tech events we have our eye on this month in Cincinnati. We hope to run into you around town. Girl Develop It Cincinnati Drinkup Wednesday, October 1 5 pm, Famous Neon’s Unplugged RSVP Now QCMerge Drinkup</br>...

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