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We specialize in building web/mobile applications that are highly complex, real-time, beautiful, and most importantly usable.

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We apply Lean Startup and Customer Discovery principles to help prove we are building the right product. Then we apply Lean UX, Scrum, Kanban, Agile Engineering, and Nearshoring techniques to build your MVP in the most efficient and high quality way possible.

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UX lessons learned from a real-time 2nd screen ...


The dust has settled from the World Cup, and I have slowly weaned myself off the TV and back into family and work life. It... More

Arin Sime

UX lessons learned from a real-time 2nd screen experience

The dust has settled from the World Cup, and I have slowly weaned myself off the TV and back into family and work life. It was a very exciting World Cup to watch this year, and as a fan of underdog teams like the USA and Costa Rica, it was particularly emotional for me. Building […]

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HTML5DevConf Video: 6 Months with WebRTC


Last May I had the pleasure of presenting at the HTML5DevConf in San Francisco. With me was David Alfaro, AgilityFeat co-f... More

Arin Sime

HTML5DevConf Video: 6 Months with WebRTC

Last May I had the pleasure of presenting at the HTML5DevConf in San Francisco. With me was David Alfaro, AgilityFeat co-founder, and Mariana Lopez, our UX lead. Also joining us remotely was Allan Naranjo, a software engineer at AgilityFeat and the development brains behind the application we presented. Our presentation focused on what we had […]

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Toying with a World Cup second screen experience


This is a very stressful month for me, because I’m trying to balance work, family time, and World Cup viewing time. ... More

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Toying with a World Cup second screen experience

This is a very stressful month for me, because I’m trying to balance work, family time, and World Cup viewing time. As a fan of the United States and Costa Rica national teams, it’s also been a pretty wild World Cup to watch. Costa Rica has advanced as I write this against all expectations with […]

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The 3 phases of MVP development


The other day I was speaking with a potential development customer when I realized two things: 1) He doesn’t need us … yet... More

Arin Sime

The 3 phases of MVP development

The other day I was speaking with a potential development customer when I realized two things: 1) He doesn’t need us … yet. 2) He can’t afford us … yet. “Yet” is a key addendum to both realizations. He has some interesting ideas, and a pretty well thought out MVP (Minimum Viable Product) scope definition. […]

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Recording in Real Time with the Web Audio API (...


Building software to manipulate files is always tricky, however when we are talking about audio files and specifically abo... More

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Recording in Real Time with the Web Audio API (Part 1)

Building software to manipulate files is always tricky, however when we are talking about audio files and specifically about the Web Audio API in HTML5, this challenge gets significantly more difficult. In this post, we will look at the basics you need to know to get started recording and manipulating audio in the browser with […]

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Video: Mariana Lopez on Real-Time Interaction D...


Last week our UX lead Mariana Lopez presented at the ModevUX conference in Washington DC on how to do interaction design f... More

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Video: Mariana Lopez on Real-Time Interaction Design

Last week our UX lead Mariana Lopez presented at the ModevUX conference in Washington DC on how to do interaction design for Real-Time applications. Below is the video from her talk – check it out to learn some best practices for your next real-time or WebRTC application. Interaction Design for Real Time Applications – Mariana […]

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2 Quick examples of WebRTC in-context communica...


I believe the great promise of WebRTC based video, audio and data applications has nothing to do with browser compatibilit... More

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2 Quick examples of WebRTC in-context communications

I believe the great promise of WebRTC based video, audio and data applications has nothing to do with browser compatibility or plugins. It all comes down to finding innovative ways that you can use these technologies to add value through in-context communications. Recently I came across two examples worth highlighting. The first is online education, […]

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Real-Time Apps: Designing for the 4th Dimension


Today Mariana Lopez gave a talk at the ModevUX conference in Washington DC to a packed room on UX and design consideration... More

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Real-Time Apps: Designing for the 4th Dimension

Today Mariana Lopez gave a talk at the ModevUX conference in Washington DC to a packed room on UX and design considerations when building real-time web applications. The slides are available below, and we have also posted the key takeaways below. Design for the 4th dimension: Real-time apps from Arin Sime Here are Mariana’s key […]

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Arin Sime @ArinSime I built a simple #WorldCup 2nd Screen experience last month. Here's what I learned about #UX & ...
Arin Sime @ArinSime What I learned about #UX for #realtime second screen experiences: Enhance, Not Distract http://t.co/ ...
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PubNub @PubNub RT @ArinSime: Interesting #InternetOfThings post on @PubNub blog from @tomvanvu, linked to in today' ...
Jeremy Walker @iHiD RT @ArinSime: Interesting #InternetOfThings post on @PubNub blog from @tomvanvu, linked to in today' ...
JavaScript Digest @js_digest RT @ArinSime: Interesting article from @GoldFireStudios on using #Nodejs and #WebSockets linked to i ...
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