Part of the joy of a consultancy is that we get to see in a couple years what many do not experience in a decade. Occasionally the lessons we learn make their way to this blog, where others can revel in the absurdity, horror, or — occasionally — wisdom.
Lithic's Hiring Process
We're hiring! Learn how to apply and more about our process.
Makefile and Dotenv
Dotenv (.env) fields are excellent for configuring applications. You can even use them for Make!
Makefile Application Presets
We've see how Makefiles can present a nicer CLI with wildcards. Let's use them to push the Developer Experience even further!
Beautiful Makefiles with Wildcards
Makefiles present a standard and expressive interface into a codebase. You can use wildcards (percent sign) to make them more powerful and easier to work with.
Technical Cofounder Internships
We're looking at a new business model for early stage startups and early-career developers and would love your feedback.
Rethinking the Startup job description
Bad job descriptions may be choking your startup. Let's look at a better approach for attracting your superstar.
Should I use a graph database?
We explain when a graph database, or really any specialized, non-relational database, is right for your project.
How We Bill
We want you to be happy. Our billing is designed for no surprises, and everyone's long-term success.
Bring Your Project Under Control
Once a team is behind, how can they get ahead and put their project on a positive path?
Local Business, Local Tech
Can small and medium businesses afford and benefit from their own technology?
How can businesses avoid costly disruptions when they transition from a Minimum Viable Product to Growth?
What are the core problems that Lithic is trying to solve?