Authored by on Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016
new york tech valleycustom software development
In November 2015 I posted a piece in the EO (Entrepreneurs Organization) Octane blog, about my journey to realizing how we need more diversity in the software development industry. Since then, I've pushed that realization into action, where Greane Tree Technology has been able to pull together some resources and partners to actually start building an inclusive talent pipeline in the Capital Region. EO gave it a nice title - How This Entrepreneur Is Making Waves in the Tech Industry | Increasing the diversity of those who hold tech jobs can be an important step forward for the industry - then the piece was syndicated to Inc.
Authored by on Thursday, Mar 12, 2015
Slices, Foul Balls, & Air Balls An unclear commit message can be a sign that work was not appropriately broken down into smaller chunks. It’s likely that it has become more complex and took longer to complete because of it. For example, a change to the contact form should not include a change to the authentication form. Keep changes simple and deliver earlier. Another advantage to this is it keeps potential problems after deployment isolated.
Authored by on Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015
If you've worked in the custom software development space for any amount of time you've probably run into the situation where you needed to resolve several dependencies in order to fulfill a domain requirement. In synchronous (blocking) software development you would write instructions in a linear fashion, fulfilling dependencies successively before writing the domain requirement. However, things aren't that straightforward in asychronous (non-blocking) software development, such as Node.js or io.
Authored by on Thursday, Feb 5, 2015
Style guides should be an important part of your coding process. No, I'm not talking about what font or theme you use in your text editor/IDE. Style guides are a set of coding conventions to follow in the context of a language or framework. There are style guides already available for many languages and frameworks. We have found this to be an important part of our process here at Greane Tree Technology.
Authored by on Wednesday, May 15, 2013
In recent months, Greane Tree Technology has been working on high-profile, high-traffic web applications for clients. The resulting sites make extensive use of streaming video, social media integration, and responsive design. A Video Hub for a Demanding DemographicLast fall, Complex Media asked Greane Tree Technology to build a video hub for its growing collection of exclusive short video properties. Complex Media is the brainchild of urban fashion designer and hip hop impresario Mark Ecko.
Authored by on Monday, Nov 19, 2012
We are so pleased to announce the launch of the new website that we built for the nonprofit Baby-Friendly USA. Baby-Friendly USA is the accrediting body for the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in the United States. Baby Friendly is the national authority that helps hospitals and birth centers conform to international standards of infant care that support optimal infant nutrition and mother/baby bonding, as well as achieve public health goals set by the U.
Authored by on Thursday, Aug 11, 2011
NiteTables.com, released August 1st, is a brand new VIP reservation system for nightlife in NYC. It has been making quite a splash in the NYC area over the past several days. Greane Tree Technology is the lead developer on the project. *New York Daily News* Two new websites, NiteTables.com and BiteHunter.com, help New Yorkers plan a night on the town *Zink Magazine* TAILORED RESERVATIONS: Nite Tables *The Business Review* Greane Tree of Troy develops site for NYC night owls