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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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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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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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NYC WebRTC presentation


Back in April I had a lot of fun presenting on WebRTC at the New York City Node.js meetup. We met at the offices of Shutte... More

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NYC WebRTC presentation

Back in April I had a lot of fun presenting on WebRTC at the New York City Node.js meetup. We met at the offices of Shutterstock in the Empire State Building, and I was the second of two presenters that evening. Despite the late hour, the group there asked a lot of great questions. Hakka […]

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AgilityFeat client nPulse Technologies acquired...


Last week had me beaming with pride when I got the news that former AgilityFeat client nPulse Technologies has been acquir... More

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AgilityFeat client nPulse Technologies acquired for $60 million

Last week had me beaming with pride when I got the news that former AgilityFeat client nPulse Technologies has been acquired by FireEye for $60 million. TechCrunch described what both companies do this way: FireEye helps companies detect intrusions on a company network, while nPulse builds on this by providing a way to track the […]

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