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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.
Why Code Reviews Are Essential and How to Keep Them Positive
For the past three months at Gaslight, I’ve been doing regular code reviews with fellow developer Alex Heflin (known as Super Alex around the office). We’ve fallen into a really...
New Hire Checklist: How We Took Employee Onboarding From an F to an A
Over the past six years, we’ve put a lot of time, energy, and money into creating a place people want to be. When you strip it all way, Gaslight is...
Introducing Code Care: Keeping Your App in Tip-Top Shape
Building custom software can be a game-changer for your business, but it also can be demanding to keep your code in proper working order. When you’re running your business, we...
The Road From Co-op to Apprentice to Junior Developer
In the summer of 2012, I started a job as a web designer for a local startup who specialized in digital promotions. I mostly created basic web pages with not...
Custom Software Development vs. Off-the-Shelf: How to Choose a Winner
You’re probably thinking we’re biased on this question. After all, custom software development is 90% of what we do. But you might be surprised to find out how often we...
Agile Design: How to Iteratively Create an Amazing UI
Every web or mobile app has to start somewhere. Your app is not going to begin as the polished UI (user interface) that you’ve seen on dribble or Behance. It...