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We build web applications with proven technology.
We use PHP for the majority of our backend work, primarily in the Laravel
We learned to code by hand before today's modern frameworks, giving us complete
understanding and control of everything on a web page.
We use bash extensively for server-side utility processes and CI/CD scripting.
We've built command-line applications in python, including an AWS security
We build with modern, actively-developed frameworks for speed and
Our go-to backend framework, we've used Laravel extensively to build
applications since 2015.
From single components to complete SPAs, we've been using Vue and Vue Router
We love working with React and Redux for building SPAs and interactive
A utility-first CSS framework, TailwindCSS completely changed our approach to
managing CSS and has allowed us to develop significantly faster since 2018.
As full-stack developers, we handle everything from design to
Our preferred server operating system due to its simplicity, reliability, and
We used CentOS and RedHat for our first 3 years of operation and are familiar
with their nuances over other Linux flavors.
We've used Docker with client projects to establish local development
With clients around the world, we've had the chance to work with
Most of our cloud delivery work is now done in AWS. We've worked with their
services since 2014.
The simplicity and much smaller learning curve has made Digital Ocean a great
option for some of our projects.
We started with Dell Poweredge R410s that we racked in a co-location data
center. We came from using bare metal servers before moving up to a shared
Our focus on performance and business applications has given us
extensive database experience.
We use MySQL extensively, and it is our preferred choice for new applications we
build. In the AWS RDS environment, we use the Aurora flavor for extra speed for
Very similar to MySQL in its API, we've had the chance to work with MariaDB in
many client projects, and legacy application upgrade projects.
We've worked with IBM's DB2 server while working on an analytics project for IBM
We worked with PostGres for a client in 2020. It has some excellent CLI tools
that have made DBA a breeze.
These are the AWS services we call upon most often.
With EC2, we can spin up new servers in just seconds, creating a reliable and
scalable pool for delivery.
This managed database product significantly reduces DBA work, and the real-time
replication and automatic failover options bring us excellent uptime.
The clear separation of resources by virtual private network helps to maximize
the security of our AWS deployments.
Application load balancers are fantastic for distributing traffic across our web
application layer and greatly simplify our SSL certificate management.
We manage DNS On Route53 and keep our domains with AWS whenever possible.
With CloudFront, we've used CDNs to deliver application assets from global edge
servers for the fastest possible delivery.
We've used Amazon Certificate Manager for SSL extensively. Its automatic renewal
and integration with ALBs brings complete automation to an otherwise complex and
time consuming procedure.
For larger applications, we use dedicated cache servers on Elasticache, allowing
a centralized cache store across our web application server pool.
We worked with Cognito in 2020 to drive Facebook, Apple, and Google
authentication for a client application. We implemented our own OAuth flow
instead of the hosted UI for greater control over the design.
We've used the PHP SDK to directly integrate our web applications with AWS, and
power AWS monitoring dashboards.
We have worked with many different APIs to build integrations into
Stripe powers the SwiftDesk billing system. With their API, we can
securely take payments and manage subscriptions.
We built a complete direct debit billing system with automated subscriptions and
We've created two-way updating with Asana for a task management application.
Using the Jira API, we created two-way sync for SpecFuse and an upcoming project management application.
We built two-way sync for GitHub issues and specifications developed in SpecFuse.
Through the YouTrack API, we built a two-way sync system for our upcoming
project management application.
Our Shopify integration for SwiftDesk lets your support team review customer history
and orders alongside their support requests.
We love building, but we also use a wide range of tools to get the
We use git for version control exclusively.
GitHub is our personal choice for git repo hosting. We've used GitHub since our
We've worked with our client's GitLab installations to manage code for
applications we are building or maintaining for them. In 2020 we worked
extensively with the GitLab CI/CD system to create automated push-to-deploy
Many of our clients use Jira, and we have had the opportunity to work with both
older self-hosted installations, and the ever-changing cloud variation.
We created our own code deployment system called Nexus which we use for all our