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05/18/17

Solving Big Problems on Tiny Computers

Not all big software problems require big computers. When people talk about scale in the computing world, it’s usually related to managing heavy website traffic or processing large amounts of data. At Gaslight, I love to solve large scale problems. It’s a way for me to improve how I design...

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04/27/17

Apprenticeship: The Path to a Development Career

My name is Sam, and I’m entering my second career at only 24 years old. I could not be more confident that it is the right one. For those of you interested in hearing about the day-to-day of my experience in my new career, don’t worry! My next posts will...

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04/20/17

Apprenticeship: Unlocking Potential

I just finished my 6th week of the Gaslight Developer Apprenticeship. Myself, another mentee, and our mentor have been injected into an agile team at a large company in town. The team is operating on a vertical, which means we own both the back-end and front-end code for our part...

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07/08/16

Understanding Angular 2 Components for AngularJS Devs

What is it like to build an Angular 2 app, and how is the experience different from AngularJS? Angular 2 is component based. Components combine concepts that we are already familiar with from AngularJS. The Angular 2 Component combines the AngularJS Directive, Controller, and Scope. My article will attempt to...

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06/29/16

Why Developers Turn Down Your Job Offers

You need tech talent to drive your business forward, but there isn’t exactly a herd of developers beating down your door. In fact, it might feel like you’re getting turned down an awful lot. Is it your job ad? Your recruiter? Your company? Or are all those developers just spoiled...

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05/12/16

Intro to Ember and Ember CLI

Ember is a great tool once you know the basics. The infamous learning curve of the old days has improved drastically. Even then convention can be difficult when you don’t know what the conventions are. This talk from developer Jimmy Lauzau should help get you up and running. He covers:...

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