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.

04/29/14

You Don't Know What Software You Need Until You Build It

Depending on which source you believe, the average failure rate over the last 20 years for custom software projects is around 70%. It’s a staggering number for sure, but more...

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04/23/14

Getting Started with Protractor and Page Objects for AngularJS E2E Testing

When it was announced that Protractor would be replacing the karma runner as THE end to end test framework for AngularJS, I’ll admit, I was a bit sad. While I...

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04/20/14

I'm Speaking at RailsConf 2014!

Abstract When our tests fail all we get is output in a terminal. Testing is core to the culture of Ruby, and the tools are sophisticated, but something big is...

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04/17/14

Gaslight Podcast: Developer Communities with Leah Silber

Your browser does not support the audio element. Leah Silber pulled herself away from running EmberConf to talk to me about working with developers, building communities, and growing a business...

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04/17/14

Accessing Models with Confidence in Cucumber Specs with factory_girl

We’ve mentioned our love of page objects in feature testing. Setting up the environment page objects, our pattern is to implement method missing to handle methods of type _page. When...

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04/15/14

How to Achieve The Content Scale Effect

The content scale effect has become a fairly popular design pattern across the web and mobile apps recently. This is the effect where the main content section of the UI...

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