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11/13/13

5 Ways to Know If You Own High Quality Code

Do I have high quality code? This is often a subjective question, but there are some tools that can give a more definitive answer. Don’t worry if you’re not a developer. These tools are easy to use and don’t require any coding! 1. Run CodeClimate Codeclimate is a code assessment...

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11/11/13

Learning Ruby for Beginners with Try Ruby

Why Do Ruby? I work in an office surrounded by Ruby developers. When I started at Gaslight a couple months ago, I had never heard of Ruby or Rails. A developer would occasionally help me with a project, so I would get a quick glimpse of Ruby and Rails. The...

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11/08/13

How to Drive a Serverless SOA Mashup Directly in the Browser

It’s no secret that we’ve been investing heavily in client side development at Gaslight. We’ve been posting a lot on Angular and Ember lately, and on Backbone a ton before that. Recently I’ve been trying to understand just how far we can push the idea of client application development. I...

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10/28/13

Jim Weirich on Decoupling from Rails

Jim Weirich presents “Decoupling from Rails” at this months Cincinnati Ruby Brigade user group. Cincinnati Ruby Brigade is a group of local developers who talk about Ruby and share code. We meet the third Tuesday of every month at Gaslight HQ. Come hang out with us!

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10/23/13

They Should Call It GetCamp!

Tis the season to be giving. At least that’s what about a hundred of my fellow IT professionals, their families and I were doing this weekend at the Southwest Ohio GiveCamp (SWOGC). GiveCamps have been happening around the country since 2008. Gaslight founding member, Ed Sumerfield organized the first Cincinnati...

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10/21/13

Creating Awesome New Developers: Dev Bootcamp Visit

Last week, Chris and I visited Dev Bootcamp in Chicago. We talked with Dave Hoover and our old friend (and inaugural QCMerge speaker) Jen Myers. Dave’s Twitter bio does a great job summing up the person I met: “Latent human potential pisses me off.” You can tell he’s driven to...

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