Platformability

Single Dealer Platforms, Industry Expertise

Agile Framework Development

At times it seems that the philosophy of agile software development is at odds with that of framework development. Given the amount of print and web space dedicated to agile methodologies, it's incredible how little is dedicated to this topic. It's almost as if this conflict needs to be kept ...Read More

Would a setMonth() by Any Other Method Name be as Sweet?

On 31st December 2009 a unit test that had been running successfully in the Caplin continuous integration environment for two months suddenly started failing. The test in question created a JavaScript Date object, modified it using various setter methods, then verified that the format method returned the expected value. The code ...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 a very interesting topic and there's been ...Read More