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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.
Goal Setting and Defining Focus
“To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, subtract things every day.” – Lao Tzu At our core, we’re a bunch of nerds. We like to build things. Our first inclination for almost anything is to write software. Reveling in the minutia of how things work, and how...
Languages We Love: Elixir
As web applications become more common, and more users complete daily tasks online rather than having to set foot in a grocery store (for example), business must adapt and are demanding highly performant and reliable systems. It’s good to be in the software space, technology is not going anywhere, we...
Outsourcing Custom Development for Fast-Paced Companies
Outsourcing Custom Development for Fast-Paced Companies When a business leader decides to investigate the idea of creating custom software to power their business, it can be tempting for them to overlook some of the fundamental truths behind creating and owning an application. At Gaslight, we often hear our clients say...
Oh, to be a Domain Expert … if we only knew what you knew.
Let me ask you something assuming I know your industry… how long have you been in this business? I’m guessing a long time - you know what makes your world go round. You are what we refer to as a subject-matter expert (SME), the person of authority in a particular...
Gaslight, Your Partner in Growth
We have all heard the phrase, “You get what you pay for,” right? When it comes to products or services - we are told you can only pick two of the three options: Fast, Cheap, and Good. Well, the crowded space of software development is no different… Gaslight is a...
Refactoring Patterns in Elixir: Replace Conditional with Polymorphism Via Protocols Part 2
Part 2: Replace Conditionals with Polymorphism Via Protocols Use Elixir protocols to bring polymorphism to your data structures This is the second in a series of posts we are doing on refactoring patterns in Elixir, a series that stemmed from working through Martin Fowler’s book Refactoring. In the first part...