Want To Become a Developer? Here's How I Did It

Becoming a developer is not some mysterious, unobtainable skill-set. It just takes some time and dedication to learning. Here's some practical firsthand advice on getting there.

Vulcand: Live Long and Proxy

Skookum Principal Software Engineer, Glenn Goodrich looks at the API Gateway Pattern and its place in the newly emergent world of Microservices, including an example using Vulcand Proxy.

A 9-Step Process to Crafting a Brand Identity

Skookum Product Designer Mel Shields shares a thoughtful 9-step process to achieving success in creating or refreshing a brand identity.

Why Learning Rails is Still a Great Choice in 2016

Skookum's Principal Software Engineer, Glenn Goodrich provides an overview and insights (and a book!) on why Rails (which has been around more than a decade) remains a great and relevant framework to know and love.

Smartphone Apps are the Perfect Companion to the Internet of Things

Anyone who has embarked on an IoT project knows that one of the most difficult parts of realizing success is securely connecting your smart device to your backend infrastructure. This blog post explores the different options, and pros and cons of solutions available.