Development

As coders we love building functionality and interactivity into the sites we produce,
we're deeply interested in technology and business behind the pretty pictures, including...

Applications

The following pages showcase projects requiring back-end development...

Antarctica Capital

Project Name: 
Antarctica Capital Secure File Sharing
2012
Client Name: 
Antarctica Capital
Scope: 
Built an internal tool for an investment firm to allow file management and secure file sharing amongst their staff and partners.
Developed DropBox style file management functionality with strict access control to provide a collaborative environment for members of multiple projects to share sensitive documents.

Playspan Marketplace

Project Name: 
Playspan Gaming Marketplace
2010
Client Name: 
Playspan
Scope: 
Integrated existing site with 3rd party platform.

Ultramain Conference Site

Project Name: 
Ultramain User Conference Site
2008
Client Name: 
Ultramain Systems Inc.
Scope: 
Aviation conference attended by top airlines.
Built and managed conference's website for two consecutive years (2007-08) with multiple registration and survey forms for attendees, vendors, and sponsors. Each year the dynamic website underwent three phases of pre-conference, during conference and post-conference changes including daily updates. Marketing effort resulted in 25 majors airlines attending each year.

Incubator Shaker CMS

Project Name: 
Incubator Shaker CMS
2005
Client Name: 
Bionexus
Scope: 
Micro-site for driving traffic to a niche product distributor online shopping site.
A simple content management system was devised to allow the staff to quickly add new products by dropping XML files containing product information into a folder which would get dynamically incorporated into the site.

DNA Sequencing Form

Project Name: 
Bionexus DNA Sequencing Form
2003
Client Name: 
Bionexus
Scope: 
Online application for genetic scientist to submit their DNA sequencing orders.
Complex multi-page form allowed users limitless data entry by dynamically creating additional pages when needed.

Artnet Art Portfolio Prototype

Project Name: 
Artnet Art Portfolio Prototype
2004
Client Name: 
Artnet / Lyons and Hannover
Scope: 
Art portfolio composite index tool.
Fine art is considered an investment by many hence the need for a tool to graph the ebbs and flows of the market the same way Nasdaq and S&P500 represent the stock market trends. Prototype was developed to help investors decide which types of art benefits their portfolio.

AOL Personalization Engine

Project Name: 
AOL / Netscape Personalization Engine
2001
Client Name: 
AOL Time Warner
Scope: 
Personalized content across multiple portals.
Part of an engineering team responsible for producing personalized content on my.aol / my.netscape / my.compuserve brand websites. Upgraded AOL's mobile code-base from the older HDML to the newer WML standard while maintaining feature compatibility.

Cybergold

Project Name: 
Cybergold Reward Shop
1999
Client Name: 
Cybergold / MyPoints
Scope: 
eCommerce cash-back rewards system.
Implemented a unique tracking number that would allow Cybergold users to shop on a variety of vendors and earn cash-back for their rewards, back in 1999 the reports were gathered from the vendors by FTP, parsed and applied to customer accounts.

Drupal Themes

Separating User Interface and Content is always a development goal, and almost always near impossible but we strive for it all and here are a few themes we've made for Drupal content management system...

Bahrami Business Solutions

Project Name: 
Bahrami Business Solutions
2010
Client Name: 
Bahrami Partners
Scope: 
Informational site for business development lawyers.

Sonatype

Project Name: 
Sonatype Theme
2008
Client Name: 
Sonatype
Scope: 
CMS infrastructure improvements
Developed a theme to closely integrate company's existing Magento shopping cart, Drupal CMS and Wordpress blog together.

Rocketron

Project Name: 
Rocketron
2008
Client Name: 
Rocketron
Scope: 
Personalized news delivered over the phone.
Custom theme and module developed for a news system that allowed users to customize their news over the web and listen to it later over the phone. Drupal modules communicated with the java REST back-end to save the personalization data used by the voice servers.

Asyncast

Project Name: 
Asyncast Corporate Site
2008
Client Name: 
Asyncast
Scope: 
B2B news heavy site
As the parent company of news-through-the-phone service Rocketron this site was designed to cater to corporate investors keeping up with the company news. Drupal infrastructure implementation with custom theme and views was used to allow editorial staff to publish themselves.

Doctor Nik

Project Name: 
Doctor Nik's Children Dentistry
2009
Client Name: 
Dr. David Nikfarjam
Scope: 
Website for a pediatric dental office
Informational site for a new dental office. Drupal was used to allow the staff to edit their own content using a custom built theme.

Drupal Modules

We have been using Drupal as our primary site building tool since 2007 and at times
when existing contributed modules didn't do the job we made our own, here are a few...
  • Antarctica File Manager: node-based DropBox style file manager with strict permission management.
  • Antarctica Messaging Action: sent notifications to all hands involved in a project upon new file additions.
  • Playspan Partner: made to allow white-labeling of Playspan Marketplace for cable providers.
  • Playspan ViewPod: made to remove views from DB and house them on file system and under version control.
  • Rocketron Server Connect: allowed data sharing between the website and the back-end java REST servers.
  • Rocketron Forward to Friends: allowed news articles in audio format to be shared between friends.
  • Rocketron Marketing Campaign Tracker: kept track of where new users came from.