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What Makes a Great Candidate?

Interested in joining an amazing team? This read explains how we look at candidates and what we look for in new team members.

Our Approach to Clean Code

How we approach writing great software that supports a sustainable pace of development over the long run.

Learn, Create & Teach

Learn, Create, Teach, a company-wide initiative leveraging Peachy where we create courses on topics we have mastered to share our knowledge and become better developers.

How to Improve your Daily Working Environment

Get the most out of your daily working environment by using the right tools and the right processes. Read More

Vlad Hociota
Jr. Full Stack Developer

Our Majestic Monolith: Part One

Learn about the context around our Majestic Monolith, including the project, our team and our philosophy. Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

From Installing Shrinkwrap Software to Delivering a Robust Offering

A look at the difference in mindset associated with a tranditional IT organization supporting shrinkwrap software to a modern organization with bespoke cloud-native offerings. Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

Closures in Ruby

Develop an understanding of what closures are, how and when to use them in ruby. Read More

Asad Ahmed
Jr. Full Stack Developer

Our Daily Product Journal System

How we use a Daily Product Journal to increase communication and tie work to business value. Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

Why We Value Human User Guides

A look at the most important user guide you'll ever read or write - the human user guide! Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

Growing at Harled

How we have fostered a culture of growth from day one at Harled. Read More

David Nguyen
Jr. Full Stack Developer

Why We Love Using Ruby on Rails at Harled in 2022

A look at some of the key reasons why we continue to love developing web applications with Ruby on Rails in 2022. Read More

Asad Ahmed
Jr. Full Stack Developer

How We Made Our Engineering Team Fluid

Making the most of a small team, a dynamic project and a very unique client. Read More

Jon Loos
Lead Developer

Using Gather as a Fun and Efficient Tool for Hybrid Teams

How we thrive as a hybrid team through our virtual office space in Gather. Read More

Piranavan Jeyakumar
Jr Full Stack Developer

Operation Mega Merge

How doing the "wrong" thing can compress months into weeks and deliver a huge win. Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

Our Approach to Clean Code

How we approach writing great software that supports a sustainable pace of development over the long run. Read More

Grace Geng
Software Developer, Harled Inc.

Candidate Essentials

A review of essential skills and experience needed by select candidates. Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

Ruby on Rails Gems We Love

A look at the gems we use most often and why we love them. Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

Our Approach to One on Ones

A look at how we approach one-on-one meetings at Harled. Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

Technical Interviews with Harled

An overview of how we perform technical interviews and what you should expect. Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

Interviewing with Harled

Let us walk you through our interview process. Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

What Makes a Great Candidate?

Interested in joining an amazing team? This read explains how we look at candidates and what we look for in new team members. Read More

Chris Young
Principal, Harled Inc.

Your Effort Estimates are Probably Wrong

It can feel like one (or more) of the same things are happening on a constant basis... Read More

Tim Bartram
VP, Engineering

Learn, Create & Teach

Learn, Create, Teach, a company-wide initiative leveraging Peachy where we create courses on topics we have mastered to share our knowledge and become better developers. Read More

Suvasan Krishnasamy
Full Stack Developer

What Do You Know About Open Source?

At its simplest, Open Source Software (OSS) is software for which the source code is made publicly available. This is contrasted with... Read More

Tim Bartram
VP, Engineering

Github's View Components

What are View Components and how can they benefit us as we create modern web apps with Ruby on Rails... Read More

Jon Loos
Lead Developer