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.
Jim Weirich was a dear friend of Gaslight. He inspired us to give back to our community and build up others. He was a masterful programmer, but he was a...
Roll Your Own HTML5 Web Components with Vanilla JS
I did a talk at CodeMash I entitled “The past, present, and future of web components”. This article is about the future. The W3C web components specs are the bright...
3 Ways Your Web App is Different than Your Website
Web applications and websites are both accessible via your browser, both work on your desktop and phone, and both have the word “web” in them. When you dig beyond that,...
Rethinking Our Approach to Teaching Programming
Since January, @too_mitch and I have been teaching a Ruby On Rails course at Northern Kentucky University. It’s been a challenging and rewarding experience, and it’s prompted me to rethink...
What a Painful Downswing Taught Me About Sales
Sometimes lessons learned best are the hard ones. Since we started Gaslight, we’ve done very well at leveraging personal networks to drive sales. All of us have been “in the...
5 Signs Your Business Needs Custom Software
Sometimes it can feel like huge corporations have all the advantages. But if you’re a small- to medium-sized business, you can give yourself a competitive boost with technology. In fact,...