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Our Code Commandos combine Lean UX/Design, Nearshore teams in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, Agile methods, Behavior Driven Development, & Quality Assurance.

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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 get you. We know what drives you to create , to innovate, and to look for that next big idea. We love startups and we're always coming up with our own crazy ideas. We’ve been down this road before too – it’s not easy, is it? Just like you, we are entrepreneurs. It's in our DNA.

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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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Does your startup have what it takes to be truly lean? If you've got a web or mobile product that you need built, we are here for you. Our team of Costa Rican Code Commandos will work with you every step of the way to build exactly what your customers need. Contact us now for a quote!

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Design for your customers first so you don’t pe...


This week I read a good TechCrunch article about the importance of putting your customers first. While this sounds obvious... More

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Design for your customers first so you don’t perish

This week I read a good TechCrunch article about the importance of putting your customers first. While this sounds obvious, author Ron Miller is making a crucial point when he says to put your customer “at the center of everything you do, or you could be risking the very survival of your business.” He continues […]

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Why I’ve moved to Costa Rica


About three years ago, David Alfaro and I launched on a great adventure together, building AgilityFeat into an internation... More

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Why I’ve moved to Costa Rica

About three years ago, David Alfaro and I launched on a great adventure together, building AgilityFeat into an international boutique software development firm. I was living in Virginia in the US, and David built up our operations in Costa Rica. Now we also have team members in Boston, Nicaragua, and Honduras, and last week I […]

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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

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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

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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-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

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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. 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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