We build solutions using innovative technology to solve geospatial and data science problems for AEC, Energy, and Agriculture firms.

Generating PDFs using Python and Chrome's Headless mode

In this blog post, we'll explore how Lofty approaches automating PDF generation using Chrome or Chromium and Python.

Bespoke technology unlocks AEC's key challenges

Technology enabled solutions may well be the unlock to some of AEC’s most pressing challenges, including remote work and limited staff.

Lofty Ranks #2014 on the 2023 Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Companies

Inc. revealed today that Lofty ranks No. 2014 on the 2023 Inc. 5000, its annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

Product Backlog: A Comprehensive Guide for Prioritizing Features and Achieving Product Vision

A Product Backlog is a list of features that need to be built or improved upon by the team. It provides a tactical way for stakeholders to align on the ...

Delivering Value to Customers: How Lofty Builds Trust and Empowers Experts with Software

At Lofty, our mission is to deliver value to our customers. We do this by building software that brings domain knowledge to life, empowering experts...

Quick and Easy Preview Environments using Docker Compose and Pullpreview

Lofty CEO Casey Kinsey demonstrates how to use the GitHub action called Pull Preview to create Docker Compose Preview environments for code review and testing.

3 Geospatial and Remote Sensing Use Cases for Meta’s Segment Anything Model

The team at Lofty has been testing SAM in Agriculture, AEC, and Energy to understand how the model can be leveraged on imagery collected via remote sensing.

How OpenAI Convinced Me to Trust It (by Socratic method)

OpenAI is an artificial intelligence research laboratory most famous for its recent release of ChatGPT.

Finding Continuous Data Within Large Datasets

Finding continuous data within a large dataset can be tricky. Today, we’ll be looking at the Tabibito-san Method, a creative use of SQL.

Tracking Machine Learning Experiments with MLFlow

How does MLFlow help track experiments? I’m not a data scientist; I’m a software engineer, but I enjoyworking with data science teams.

Being a Product Owner at Lofty: Receiving Feedback

Both giving and receiving feedback are learnable, practicable skills. Receiving feedback is not about demanding feedback.

Pair Programming with ChatGPT

When the opportunity to work on a project with ChatGPT arose, I was eager to try it.

Secure JWT Tokens + Cypress

In this writeup, we’ll cover how to securely store JWT tokens in a way that allows for easy testing with Cypress.

Dedicated DevOps: A Specialized Role For The Generalist

DevOps expands the potential for Agile workflows by focusing on bridging the gap between development and operations.

Being a Product Owner at Lofty

A product owners perspective on giving feedback within an organization. This will be the first of a series, next up: receiving feedback.

Securing the Software Supply Chain

Software supply chain attacks are a threat to software engineers everywhere. Learn how easily an attack can disrupt a CI/CD pipeline.

Hy World, Lets Talk About Pythonic Lisps

Programming isn't always a serious affair. Sometimes it's nice to have fun and once in a while that fun translates to a useful thing.

Lofty Team Members Launch Developer Podcast, Friday Afternoon Deploy

Friday Afternoon Deploy is a podcast for makers of software discussing Python, Django, web and mobile development, and dev culture.


Lofty is a digital product consultancy that creates data-driven applications for disruptive companies. In 2018, Lofty’s engineering team launched a podcast for other developers in the world of software.The podcast, Friday Afternoon Deploy, is recorded on Friday afternoons. The panel format  discusses both technical and cultural topics in the unique way that only engineers do.

We’re sometimes rowdy, apologetic, and use explicit language. Listen with caution! This content may be considered inappropriate in the workplace.

Friday Afternoon Deploy is a podcast for makers of software discussing Python, Django, web and mobile development, and dev culture.

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