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An Open Letter to the Girl About to Walk into Computer Science 101

10 years ago, as a freshman in college, I took my first intro computer science class as an elective. I never thought that elective would turn into a career, but 10 years later I’m now working as a senior software development manager and I am about to start teaching programming classes to my coworkers.

I often get asked now what it’s ...

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Agile Ceremonies 101

Yesterday marked my 5 year full time anniversary at gap intelligence. Over this time, I have changed a lot and so has gap intelligence. For me, the biggest changes at gap have come in the form of our development team. When I started, I was a part of DataOps, working away in Excel every day while our developers abroad worked and delivered us our ...

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The "Golden Ticket" to Sharing Season Tickets Without an Office Brawl

One of the perks of working at gap intelligence is access to San Diego Padres season tickets. Despite our beloved Padres maintaining their position of dead last in their division, these tickets remain highly coveted. They include a spectacular view of home plate, access to the Omni premier club, a full bar and buffet, and waiter service. ...

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API Authentication in RubyMotion Mobile Apps

Last year, gap intelligence started looking into developing mobile applications for our external customers. While we already have a native iOS app, we selected RubyMotion as the framework for developing these new mobile apps. We're primarily a Ruby shop, so we thought this would minimize the learning curve and streamline development across ...

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How Ruby on Rails Saved My Career

Let me start by introducing myself, my name is Eugene Correia. I'm a Software Engineer at Gap Intelligence, located in my hometown of Point Loma, in San Diego, CA. I've been working here for almost 9 months and have loved every minute of it. One of the biggest reasons I came here, besides believing in this company, is the software stack ...

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