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10/23/14

Why We Need Cincy Day of Functional

Last month Gaslight developer Geoff Lane wrote about the fact that our whole dev team has been working together to learn Clojure. This functional language has a lot to offer to both developers and clients. I’m very excited about working with Clojure even though lately I’ve fallen for another language...

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10/21/14

Top 3 Reasons Why Software Projects Fail

I was recently asked by a new employee for a list of all the reasons a software project can fail. At first I thought it would be a huge list, but as we discussed it I realized nearly all the reasons boil down to three key things, and not a...

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10/10/14

New Client Project: Second Story Auctions Launches!

Huge congratulations to our client Second Story Auctions! We’ve been working with them for several months to build an online estate auction site that’s both gorgeous and functional. The first auction just launched this week, and you can start bidding right here. Here’s a look at the site design: Browse...

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10/07/14

Why We're Learning Clojure

At Gaslight we’re most widely known for our work with Ruby and Rails. We’re also highly experienced in everything JavaScript from JQuery to Ember to AngularJS and more. But sometimes we need to break out of what’s comfortable in order to learn and grow. How do we keep up with...

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09/03/14

Why Every Designer Should Make Friends With Developers

I have worked pretty closely with developers since I graduated from The School of Advertising Art and started my first job as a web designer. Collaborating with developers has taught me a lot, but I’ve noticed that some designers shy away from working closely with devs. While it’s true that...

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08/26/14

ElixirConf Talk: Writing Command Line Applications with Elixir

I was introduced to Elixir at a local functional programmers’ group cincyfp. The syntax drew me in, and I ended up staying for it’s semantics and functional nature. I’ve been having a ton of fun programming in Elixir. It’s really helped me to think about my programs differently and break...

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