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.
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.
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.
Ya, we went the WCF route. Then we simplified with WebAPI and never turned back.
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
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?
Moving into 2021, we’ll see nimble, streamlined responses to evolving user needs as application use and development continues to scale. Here are the top application development trends to watch this year.
Everything is changing—and nothing is changing about that anytime soon. Now more than ever, application modernization and the agility it brings prepares companies for potential disruptions and enables them to quickly take advantage of new opportunities.
We build mission-critical apps for businesses, but not every business needs a custom application. Here’s how to tell if you should build or buy company software.
Application modernization is a big decision. How do you know when it’s time to update, and how do you get started?