Gaslight Blog


Git Branching Strategy for Feature Development [0.09]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 4:53 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

Git is a powerful tool that let’s you manage your source code pretty much any way you want. Second, we still want to make it easy to browse the git history and make sense of what’s going on.

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Value of Gaslight Culture: We're Better Together [0.22]

Posted on Aug. 3, 2017, 3:12 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

That feeling of togetherness is what enables our small mighty teams to do great things week in and week out. It’s undeniable that as people with thoughts and feelings sometimes we’re going to need some emotional support and sometimes we just need to be validated in our hard work.

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Gaslight: The Most Important Thing [0.21]

Posted on July 27, 2017, 7:45 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

We leaders all say that culture is the most important thing, but what are we doing to foster the culture of our organizations? Lastly, the managers review what they’ve learned from the 1:1’s with the leadership team in our weekly meeting.

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TIL: How to Correctly Use a Jasmine Spy [0.31]

Posted on July 14, 2017, 8:02 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

Run into no method error ? Try spyOn(Foo.prototype, 'bar') .

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A little over a year ago, we started the DevBuilders apprenticeship program. What started as an idea to make it a little easier for people to break into this field has now become a community of people that have done it helping those who are doing it.

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Dogs of Gaslight [0.25]

Posted on June 22, 2017, 8:20 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

And we aren’t the only ones to discover this— there’s an upward trend of bringing your lovable companions into the office.

She enjoys the simple things in life: a nice, warm blanket to nest in, a rawhide to hoard, and a human to bask in the affection of.

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React and You: A Designer’s Point of View [0.11]

Posted on June 6, 2017, 7:12 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

Have you or a loved one been exposed to React?

React is one of the most loved JavaScript libraries out there right now.

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My Gaslight Design Internship Experience [0.28]

Posted on May 25, 2017, 9:03 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

Before my time at Gaslight, I thought I had a pretty good grasp on the technical skills and practices in the design industry. In school, we learned about a wide variety of practices such as agile project management, design thinking, and user research but you never really understand the benefit of these practices until you start using them in a real world setting.

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Solving Big Problems on Tiny Computers [0.11]

Posted on May 18, 2017, 3:30 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

Not all big software problems require big computers.

I also love the other end of the scale: using tiny, resource-constrained computers to solve big problems.

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Apprenticeship: The Unexpected Journey [0.14]

Posted on May 11, 2017, 9 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

I’d been working on my first real programming job for two months when I heard back from Gaslight with this offer: move away from friends and family in Chicago for a temp position with a worse title and less pay.

Though I dabbled in JavaScript and shudder VBA for Excel at odd jobs in college, I didn’t aspire to code professionally until a bit more than a year ago.

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Empathy Mapping [0.28]

Posted on May 5, 2017, 6:26 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

Last year I was fortunate enough to attend a leadership retreat hosted by AIGA for chapter leaders across the country. Both mapping methods seek to understand users.

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Apprenticeship: The Path to a Development Career [0.16]

Posted on April 27, 2017, 7:11 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

My name is Sam, and I’m entering my second career at only 24 years old. I loved my classes, learning how to mathematically model how and why people think the way they do, but the whole time I was aware the jobs I would be qualified for were not where I wanted to be.

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Apprenticeship: Unlocking Potential [0.19]

Posted on April 20, 2017, 1:31 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

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.

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Gaslight: Hello (Again) [0.22]

Posted on March 21, 2017, 12:28 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

This change was especially meaningful to me because I’ve had the pleasure of serving as Gaslight’s CEO for the last 9 months. If you are already a friend of Gaslight’s you know that we have been delivering high quality software solutions, with the best talent in Cincinnati, for the last 7 years.

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Apprenticeship: One Day At A Time [0.19]

Posted on Dec. 7, 2016, 4:44 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

That is my advice to the next person in my shoes.

Starting on day one, we used paired programming to teach, learn, generally share knowledge, and write better code.

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Almost 6 months ago we partnered with a client to launch an apprenticeship program. The finish line is in sight for the first set of apprentices, so it seemed like a great time to share what we’ve learned so far.

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Almost 6 months ago we partnered with a client to launch an apprenticeship program. The finish line is in sight for the first set of apprentices, so it seemed like a great time to share what we’ve learned so far.

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Grad to Gaslighter [0.21]

Posted on Sept. 30, 2016, 8:16 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

Today marks my fourth week of working as a designer at Gaslight.

My journey to a college major was sporadic to say the least.

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What is it like to build an Angular 2 app, and how is the experience different from AngularJS?

Angular 2 is component based.

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Why Developers Turn Down Your Job Offers [0.06]

Posted on June 29, 2016, 2 p.m. by Gaslight Blog @ [source]

You need tech talent to drive your business forward, but there isn’t exactly a herd of developers beating down your door. Or are all those developers just spoiled and fussy?

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