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Sequencing Subscriptions with RxJS

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Let’s say your web-application communicates with a 3rd party service and this service is somewhat fragile. Either because of its fragility – or for some other reason – under no circumstances do you want your application to bombard this service with concurrent requests. Whenever a component needs to make a request to this service, and there is already another request waiting for a response, the new request should wait until the previous request completes.

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Can higher education keep up with computer science interest?

Net Neutrality design from http://www.savetheinternet.comIt’s no secret that computer science careers are more lucrative than ever. Plenty of students have recognized the opportunity, but can higher education keep up?

In a New York Times article titled The Hard Part of Computer Science? Getting Into Class the author brings to light a very serious issue – universities and colleges across the country are turning away students who want to study computer science. 

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Happy Holidays – from us to you!

Boyle Software's holiday party crowd at Rustico, 12/20/18Wow – what a jam-packed 2018 this has been! As busy as things are, last week Boyle Software’s New York City team was able to squeeze in a joyful evening with some friends and clients to cook up and devour a fantastic Italian meal at Rustico Cooking in midtown Manhattan. It was a great night to catch up with colleagues and friends and reflect on what an excellent year it’s been. And just check out the amazing menu that we prepared:

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NPR’s RAD podcast analytics

RAD - Remote Audio Data logo - from NPRWho doesn’t listen to podcasts these days? There’s something for every niche imaginable – and people are streaming, downloading, and tuning in. According to Martech, there are now 550,00 active podcasts in 100 languages and more than 18,000,000 episodes – and the numbers are growing exponentially. And now National Public Radio – creators of some of the most popular podcasts – have come out with a podcast analytics platform they’ve dubbed Remote Audio Data (RAD).

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SOC 2 Type 1 Certification received

SOC 2 Certification sealWe are happy to report that Boyle Software has just received its SOC 2 Type 1 certification from Assure Professional. Assure describes Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2 certification as verification that an organization adheres to best practices with regards to the following principles:

  • Security – The system is protected against unauthorized access (both physical and logical).
  • Availability –The system is available for operation and use as committed or agreed upon.
  • Processing Integrity – System processing is complete, accurate, timely, and authorized.
  • Confidentiality –Information designated as confidential is protected as committed or agreed upon.
  • Privacy –Personal information is collected, used, retained, disclosed, and/or destroyed in accordance with established standards. [Source]