Leading Edge Special Conference Offer

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Leading Edge Special Conference Offer

This year for our conference special we will be giving an 11.6″ Acer 360 Touch Chromebook to every store that decides to become a Circle Software customer.

Ruby on Rails 4.2

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Ruby on Rails 4.2

Over the past year our developers have been upgrading the framework that the Circle system is built on, from Ruby on Rails 3.2 (R3.2) to Ruby on Rails 4.2 (R4.2). Now that we are at the stage of asking some of our technically minded customers to beta test it for us, it seems like the ideal time to answer some questions about it.

Independent Bookstores on the Rise

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Independent Bookstores on the Rise

Between 2009 and 2015 the number of independent bookstores across the USA grew by 35%, from 1,651 stores to 2,227. So, how did they do it? Associate Professor at the Harvard Business School, Ryan Raffaelli, puts this down to booksellers ability to reinvent and redefine the bookstore.

Load and system scalability

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Through 2015 and particularly towards the end we were experiencing slowdowns and outages that were essentially related to high load. High load in cloud applications is a bit like the weather (in NZ anyway) you are never quite sure what is going to hit you or where it is going to come from. All load […]