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Web performance impacts every metric that businesses care about

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At this year’s FITC Web Unleashed, Tammy Everts of San Francisco-based performance consultancy SOASTA spoke about web performance to a captive audience of developers. There’s no wonder the room was packed. Everts is a compelling speaker and doesn’t mince words when explaining why developers should care about web performance: it impacts every metric that businesses care about. Here’s are... continue reading >

The year’s biggest web development event is just around the corner

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Developers are curious, creative and always looking for new challenges. In an industry constantly propelling itself forward, like technology, the biggest challenge is keeping up. Lucky for Toronto developers, one of the biggest web development events in the country is just around the corner to get you up-to-date on the latest trends. gdR is a proud Community Supporter of Web Unleashed 2015 on S... continue reading >

The Toronto tech community is missing out on a big opportunity to share. Here’s what we’re doing about it.

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Toronto’s startup community includes a number of companies with great potential, an increasing amount of venture funding to support growth and a solid talent base. The ecosystem is really just beginning to mature. While there are a number of Meetups and a growing number of high-calibre events that highlight some of our top leaders in the community, there are few small settings that facilitate ... continue reading >

The gdR 2014 Year in Review: Doing our part to help the tech community grow

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2014 was a banner year for the Toronto tech and startup community, with more activity and new initiatives than we’ve ever seen before. While our team has been busy placing tons of great people at some of Toronto's best startups and software companies, it’s also in the fabric of the gdR family to volunteer with, sponsor and cheer on initiatives that we think add value to developers’ careers a... continue reading >