Caplin Hack Day VII – Ninjatron Analytics

It was that time of the year again for UX designers and engineers to down tools from the usual day-to-day work items and spend 24 hours for the Caplin Hack Day. The theme this year was ‘Simplify and ...Read More

Embracing Node.js

Repost from bladerunnerjs.org/ James Turner on 13 Dec 2013In the last couple of years Node.js has exploded onto the web development stage. (I’m going to assume that you are familiar with Node.js. If you’re not, and you’re doing web-development then get learning here, here and  ...Read More

HackDay 6 – Hack-o-ween roundup

Last Friday saw another 24-hour coding-fest at Caplin HQ. All engineering staff were asked to form teams for a start on Thursday lunchtime and build something cool to demo on Friday afternoon. For a number of people furiously working on their ...Read More

Future of Web Apps – London 2014

As another year of 'FOWA' has drawn to a close, here are my thoughts from the event on the host of interesting topics covered by the excellent speakers. Bruce Lawson evangelises ...Read More

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

Experimenting with Custom Elements.

As part of Caplin's Hoverboards and Flying Cars (What cool things should we be doing in 2014 and 2015?) hack day our team decided to investigate Custom Elements - a Web Components spec. The Web Components model consists of four specifications. Templates Custom ...Read More

Velocity – London 2013

After a thrilling 3 days at the Velocity Conference in London, I've put together this blog to give an overview of the more interesting talks covered in this year's conference. For those whom are unfamiliar with the Velocity conference, you can ...Read More

LXJS 2013 – Day Two

Day two of LXJS started slightly later than planned due to some of the speakers having a little bit too much fun on a boat party the night before (I would like to note that no members of the Caplin team had any ...Read More

LXJS 2013 – Day One

LXJS is a 2 day, community run, not for profit, international conference with an aim to highlight the new worlds of JavaScript. Day one of the conference started bright and early on a slightly damp morning in Lisbon. Caplin had three people in attendance ...Read More