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

Hackday VI: Caplin Tailor

Twice a year Caplin developers, designers and business analysts have the opportunity to down tools on their projects and work on an idea or concept of their own during a 24 hour Hack Day. The theme for this Hack Day was ...Read More

Augmented reality table tennis

https://vimeo.com/111113027 Caplin recently organised the sixth company Hackday, which, we all agree, was the best so far. You can get a ...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

Find bugs automatically with Git and BladeRunnerJS

Fixing bugs is often a long and frustrating process. Especially if a bug sneaked into the code base some time ago, it's not really obvious and has only now been discovered by accident. Sometimes developers will just fix a bug and ...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

Using JavaScript to program an Arduino

We have a great culture of innovation here at Caplin. That's why we regularly organise hack days and encourage people to take dev days to work on new and cool technologies. We also invest a lot in education, so we often send ...Read More