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.

03/06/19

Finding Tech Talent in the Midwest is HARD. Gaslight in Cincinnati has a solution... That actually works.

How are we doing this? We recruit and train developers from all over the country to work at your company, on your product, with daily guidance from Gaslight mentors. After 6 months of working together, the decision to hire (or not) is all yours. What makes the Apprenticeship Program different?...

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03/05/19

Typography on the Web

Typography is so much more than picking a typeface, font size, and weight. People often think you just need to pick a pretty font and that’s it. But typography is an essential part of most designs. I started my career as a print designer and I quickly learned the importance...

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02/25/19

Choosing the Best Tech for the Project: Why Elixir Was the Winner

In December, 2016, Jeff Hart became President of Mike Albert Fleet Solutions, the first non-family member to hold this position in an effort to accelerate growth. Early decisions made by Hart and his leadership focused on aligning everyone around the client, designing operations to enhance the client relationship while accelerating...

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02/18/19

How an Understanding of the Scientific Method Can Make You A Better Practitioner Of Agile Software Development

Here at Gaslight, we pride ourselves on being practitioners of agile software development, which we believe provides the best methodologies and practices to develop the best software. A core methodology we practice (and preach) is test driven development (TDD), which is a style of programming that uses testing to drive...

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01/28/19

What's More Realistic? A Giraffe or a Unicorn?

Unicorns… the un-official mascot of Gaslight. Why, you ask? In the beginning, we crammed 12 people into our first, tiny office space. You can only imagine how the “must-have” list began to grow as everyone kept putting in requests with the first talks of expanding. Eventually, one of the founders...

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01/21/19

Framework Independent Web Components

Framework Independent Web Components The momentum behind Web Components is growing. Firefox has recently shipped full support for key Web Component standards. Microsoft just announced it was moving to rewrite Edge using the Chrome rendering engine. With Chrome having had support for Web Components for some time already, we can...

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