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We’ve innovators at heart and love sharing our experiences with others. Check out the latest blogs from our developers and find out how we help our clients build a solid foundation for growth.

Insourcing vs Outsourcing

There are developers in your backyard
Overseas outsourcing promises fast work that is significantly cheaper than what may be around you. Many businesses are already making use of the cheaper costs that outsourcing offers. However, outsourcing has it’s own challenges too. A recent survey found that...

KO Your View Model With Knockout.js

Recently I was presented with a web application which required fixing up, which was a mishmash of a variety of frameworks and pre-processors, including Jade templates, Stylus, and CoffeeScript, and using Knockout.js for its view model. Knockout.js has proved to...

Bridging the Gap with TechHire

Chris Lu visited Kansas City to experience firsthand all of the initiatives to promote Tech talent. Kansas City is one of the first communities to join President Obama's TechHire Initiative, including a $5 million grant to the Full Employment Council...

The Docker Revolution

Our approach to using Docker
I first heard about Docker in October of 2014. It was suggested that we use it to host our sites to help contain hackers to one site at a time, should they get through our defenses. This new technology looks...

Fun with Clip-paths

The clip-path CSS property allows you to only display a part of an element. In Photoshop, this is called masking. In general, this is used to show or hide a part of an image, but you can use on p...

On The Hard Thing About Hard Things

From a Junior Dev Perspective by Max Ehnert
I read the The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz this weekend. I went into it not knowing what it was about other than being a management advice type of book by a VC whom I had heard...

Code Koalas Close-ups

Let's take a closer look at Robert Manigold our Ambassador of Awesome.
1.) What led you to begin working at Code Koalas and how long have you been here? I started as a client for a startup project and quickly realized that Ryan, Josh and Jeremy were people of character that I...

Designers Aren't People

A poem for Alex Benson
*/ Designers Aren’t People A Poem for Alex Benson De sign ers are t h e worst Argu ing styles & fonts C o l o r s , l o c a t i o n s Brandings and...

Why we do What we do

As Simon Sinek might say "the Why is important"
One of our Agency partners does something that is fantastic and something that has both piqued my interest and has inspired me and others in our Company. They extensively vet their Clients. While this may seem simple, Why they vet...


Breaking CSS down with SMACSS
I'll let you in on a secret...I've only been coding and making websites for about four years now. Don't tell anyone. When I started everything I did was in HTML and CSS. I wasn't even using an IDE, it was...


Harcros Chemicals

From water treatment and mining to oil and gas production, Harcros Chemicals provides technical assistance in choosing the most effective chemical product. Through their industry specialists and R&D laboratories, they are able to develop innovative solutions for their customers' needs.