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Come help us build custom digital applications.

We are a Westshore-based group of talented designers and developers devoid of heavy corporate structures, approval processes and tight boundaries. Noted by our clients as giving that “little extra”, we seek to ship customized solutions, build sustained client relationships and deliver strategic counsel with zealous service.

Looking for a no-politics zone to do your best work? Mercury is the place for you.

What kind of projects will you work on?

  • Internal business applications/system for a regional logistics company
  • Data dashboards, drill down business intelligence reports and reporting for global professional services firm
  • Web, Mobile and collaboration applications for the Southeast’s fastest growing commercial real estate firms
  • Progressive Web Application (PWA) for one of the nation’s leading furniture retailers 
  • Ecommerce, operational management and transactional reporting system for a funded late-stage startup
  • PWA Applications for Fortune 50 consumer products field workforce
  • Data dashboards, drill down business intelligence reports and mobile reporting for global professional services firms

It all starts with the web.

If there is one platform we are most rooted in, it’s the web – modern responsive techniques are our stock in trade. If you know these technologies, you can make it anywhere.

It all starts with clean, semantic, standards-based markup. Local storage, geolocation and native media players are some of our favorites.

Separating content from presentation with judicious use of SASS use (mixins, partials and variables) keeps our UIs robust. And BEM’s not so bad, either.

Bundlers and transpilers like WebPack and Babel support our use of the latest JavaScript and versions of React, Angular and Knockout libraries.

Data makes the world go ‘round.

Robust data layers go a far way in these parts – without them we just have websites, not web applications.

SQL Server, whether on prem, installed on IaaS VMs or consumed via SQL Azure provides the hearty data storehouse we need for scalability and rapid querying.

It’s not all about SQL Server if you want to get relational with it – MySQL definitely show up around the Mercury shop, too.

We have much love for Structured Query Language but NoSQL is cool, too. And there’s nothing like Mongo for a document database, if you ask us.

Application and services layer bring data to the surface.

Application code, service layers and even middleware are big parts of what we do around here. We like to keep the business logic clean and separated and our services RESTful.

C# and the .NET Framework are old friends of ours – while not as trendy as the JavaScript frameworks it’s hard to do better when you need to roll business logic, marshal data or automated processes.

WebForms and ViewState are history – you won’t find them around here. But if you want to roll with .NET then MVC is your friend – and it’s good for JavaScript development, too.

Ya, we went the WCF route. Then we simplified with WebAPI and never turned back.

Low overhead and thin requirements – there’s a lot to like about Node. And there’s nothing like being able to share JavaScript between the data, application and interface tiers.

This is how we roll.

 

Distributed version control, with branching strategy, for the win.

Build, integrate and push to testing, staging and production environments on every code commit.

Deploy to the cloud.

We Are What We Blog

How to Optimize Software Performance – and Why It Matters

A slow application can cost you much more than just time. Here’s why software performance is essential for business health, how to measure and monitor it, and how to make sure you’re up to date with best practices.

How to Leverage Azure to Easily Scale

Having a quick and easy method to scale your applications is critical. Learn the why, when and how of scaling your Microsoft Azure infrastructure.

Minimally Viable Scaled Agile

Sometimes software systems are just too large for a single team with the generally-accepted “7 plus or minus 2” size to handle.

WordPress Grows Up

WordPress isn’t just for blogs anymore. Sometimes a website can be highly effective with a relatively basic, lightweight solution that’s easy to use. Here’s why we recommend WordPress as an enterprise-level content management system.

What is a Headless CMS?

If you are a developer, WordPress is powerful because it gives you access to an admin environment to manage all sorts of content, but the front-end experience can be lacking and often times bloated. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a solution that allowed for a developer to utilize this already well maintained and developed admin interface but gave the freedom of creating a complex front-end experience that many web applications have today?

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Start progressing your career now by joining a talented group of professionals who craft and ship incredible web and native applications.
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