We create custom full-stack web apps. From front-end interactions all the way to database performance optimization, we handle all aspects of web application development.
We utilize popular front-end technologies such as React.js and Vue.js to create custom front-end applications that are maintainable and scale well.
Our back-end developers can create custom APIs for your web and mobile apps, allowing for the reuse of back-end services across different front-end implementations.
We specialize heavily in custom web applications. When off-the-shelf solutions are not a good fit, we can build you the custom apps that your company needs.
We believe in functional design and joyful user experiences. Our team is roughly 50% web and mobile designers specializing in user-centric web experiences.
Have an existing web app that you need maintenance for? We take over development for plenty of applications and provide ongoing website support and maintenance.
At Flatirons, we create entire product squads consisting of web designers, web developers, project managers, quality assurance testers, and more.
Project managers are the heart of any web development project. Our team of project managers is trained in scrum and other agile practices. We keep your project on time and on budget.
We believe in testing web applications with a healthy mix of automated testing and manual QA. Our team of dedicated testers will ensure that your custom web app functions as it was designed to.
User experience and user interaction design are imperative to any web application. Strategic user experience web design leads to intuitive experiences and reduces development waste, and UI design leaves a lasting impression.
User interface design is an opportunity to stand out. Users expect applications to function well, but user interface design gives you the opportunity to stand out.
Our back-end web app developers create scalable and performant APIs. We are database and performance experts and can ensure that the back end of your web application is maintainable and scales with your company.
The front end of your application is what matters to end users. We create custom front-end experiences that are intuitive and well-designed using the best technologies such as React.js and Vue.js.
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We are San Francisco's premier web development firm. Our full-stack web development services are built for companies that need flexibility beyond what off-the-shelf web solutions can provide.
Sort of. It causes inefficiency to be designing an experience while you are developing it. That does not mean, however, that you have to design an entire app or every feature before starting development. We try to keep designers a sprint or two ahead of development at all times so that our designers can iterate on designs and do user testing as needed.
Typically we try to keep our UX/UI web designers a sprint or two ahead of our development team. This enables them to iterate on designs and get user feedback when necessary. Throughout the development process, our web developers are constantly talking to our designers on Slack and video chat, ensuring that the experiences we build are as imagined by our design team.
The answer is many! Most commonly, we use back-end web frameworks like Node.js, Nest.js, Adonis.js, and Ruby on Rails to create back-end APIs. On the front-end, popular technologies like React.js and Vue.js have come a long way in terms of allowing for complex interactions and scalable front-end code.
Of course. We always support the web applications we build after the initial release. And, we are happy to take over existing web apps and provide ongoing maintenance and support for needed changes.
We specialize primarily in custom web applications and APIs. While off-the-shelf tools are great, at some point they become limiting. We balance open-source and off-the-shelf tooling with custom development.
Creating back-end APIs separate from dedicated front-end experiences creates strong separation of concern. When your back-end is not coupled to the front-end, you can create reusable API endpoints, and the front-end of your web or mobile app can focus on creating great user experiences.