Building Front-End Web Apps that Scale at FOWA London

By now you've probably heard that we've open sourced BladeRunnerJS, the development toolkit that our dev teams - and those of our customers - use to build Caplin Trader-based applications. You probably also know that the toolkit isn't restricted ...Read More

Would anybody want StreamLink for Windows Mobile?

After years of promise it really does look like mobile is the next big thing? But what mobile platform will prove to be the most popular? It seems to be a two horse race between iPhone and Android, with Windows Mobile lagging somewhere ...Read More

Silverlight and Flex versus Ajax

On November 10th Caplin and Finextra sponsored a webcast discussing issues surrounding single-dealer portals in capital markets. We have the highlights and while much of the discussion was purely business focused, part III discusses the emergence of Ajax versus Flex and Silverlight. It's ...Read More

What does Platformability mean to you?

We’ve purposefully not defined exactly what Platformability means. It was conjured up by Duncan based on a number of ideas. To help you decide what Platformability means to you, here are a few things to consider and some of my thoughts about the word. Let's start ...Read More

Streamlink for Silverlight for Mobile

With the recent release of Caplin's Streamlink for Silverlight it's exciting to find out that Microsoft plan to release a Silverlight for Mobile devices. The goal of Silverlight is to provide a consistent experience across desktop and mobile phones. Developers will be ...Read More

What is the "real-time web"?

The phrase "real-time web" has been streaming its way around the Internet for a while now. It's presently being used to describe information being available in search results as soon as it has been published by its author. Examples of this are Twitter ...Read More

Welcome to the Caplin Systems Tech Blog

Caplin Systems has been building pioneering real-time web technology for financial markets since 2000. During this time we've come up with a lot of very clever solutions to very difficult problems across a broad range of technologies and problem domains. ...Read More