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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?

  • Web, native mobile and collaboration applications for the Southeast’s fastest growing commercial real estate firm
  • iOS and Android applications for Fortune 50 consumer products field workforce
  • Internal business applications for a national-scale sports organization
  • 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.

There’s an app for that.

We love the web. Like, really love the web. But sometimes you have to code to the platform to really get the most out of it. Here’s how we do it.

React Native extends that elegance of React development for cross-platform native development. Share common code with your web application and nearly 100% across iOS and Android with React Native.

We love the web and we love React Native but sometimes you need to get straight down in Xcode to Objective C and Swift for your app or custom React Native components.

Market domination isn’t easy but Android does it well. We rock Java in Android Studio to build out custom native Android apps and React Native components even more often than iOS.

This is how we roll.

Words about what we use systemically.

Distributed version control for the win.

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

Deploy to the cloud.

Test every key function of the application on every release so you know you’re not pushing out regressions.

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Creating a Functional Test Framework

Learn about creating, employing, or utilizing a framework for your functional tests to drastically improve your testing that benefits of creating functional test framework and what that framework might look like.

Key Benefits of Keeping your Sitefinity Subscription Plan

So it has been a full year since you purchased your Sitefinity license and now you aren’t sure if you should keep your subscription active. Take a look at these benefits and I am sure you will see that it is worth the investment.

Understanding the Agile Process from the Client Perspective

The Agile development methodology was formalized in 2001 and has become the leading process for software creation. Developers love the flexibility it gives by not requiring that everything be figured out up-front. But as a client, how can you feel comfortable signing a contract without already knowing exactly what you will get?

Educating the Client: 5 Key Guidelines to Set Yourself up for Success

If you are familiar with professional service companies specializing in Web Development or Digital Applications, then you are undoubtedly aware of the pressures and day-to-day struggles that come with meeting the demands of clients. Contrary to social folklore, the customer is not ALWAYS right, however they should always be HEARD. Instead of arguing and potentially losing a client, here are some helpful actions meant to prevent you or your company from constantly battling over the same ground.

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