About Our Abilities

We’re qualified Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer with over 25+ years professional development experience.  We are experienced in diagnosing and resolving performance issues both in code and database design that are processing many thousand transactions per hour.  We work in all aspects of Agile development including taking the lead as a Scrum Master. We’ve also implemented Agile development processes into more than one development team.

Development Tools

We have a wide and varied mix of development techniques in order to architect and produce software, including the following:

  • Visual Studio .NET development 2003 – 2015 (VB.NET and C#)
    • ASP.NET Development
    • MVC 3 / 4
    • Traditional windows applications, including windows services
  • Java development through NetBeans / Eclipse
  • XML / XSLT
  • JavaScript / AJAX / JQuery
  • Web Services, SOAP & WSDL

The Cloud

We’ve developed solutions that can be deployed in a distributed development through Cloud technologies, including Azure and Amazon AWS (e.g.: EC2 / RDS / Lambda)

Databases

A lot of our solutions need a database engine.  Our core experience is in developing solutions that utilise Microsoft SQL Server 2000 – 2014, including the following:

  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)

But, we’ve also built and deployed production solutions that utilise the following:

  • MySQL
  • Amazon RDS, including Aurora
  • Postgres SQL

Content Management Systems

We build all websites using the leading Content Management Systems.  Whilst we all have our favourites, we’re more than happy to pick up and amend an existing site to include a new feature; or to have a tweak or two.  We’ve built and amended sites that use the following:

  • Expression Engine
  • Craft
  • WordPress

For those sites that need an e-commerce aspect, we’re looking at the following:

  • Magento
  • Shopify
  • Lemonstand

Office

We’ve developed solutions that integrate into / extending the functionality of standard Microsoft Office products:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Visio

Lets not forget the history too, with legacy development, using:

  • VBScript, Visual Basic 5/6, COM+, Microsoft Transaction Server, MS-DTC and IIS