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Web App UX, Design, & Development


Web app design and development to support open-access research

Using Lean UX, test-driven development (TDD), and agile processes, we designed and developed web apps and responsive websites to further open science.

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Our senior talent excels at joining your team, delivering elegant code, and seamlessly handing off to you for rapid iteration.

“Cloud City’s help getting our apps off the ground gave us breathing room to build a kick-ass team and product, which eventually led to us being acquired.”

Kevin Fitzpatrick, Director of Application Engineering, Timeline Labs (acquired by SeaChange)

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Cloud City are creative, learning-focused, great to work with and fast.

Marcus Gosling, VP Product, Long-Term Stock Exchange

from the blog: development notes

Caching Optimization Isn't One Size Fits All

Even though the Internet has become six orders of magnitude faster in the last twenty years, there’s no way to move information around the world any faster than about ⅕ second. That's where caching comes into play. And which caching technique you choose depends on your use case as the optimum caching for a repeated-use application is at odds with the optimimum technique for marketing sites.

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