AteWhere is a responsive geolocation based web platform where friends can create private social networks between people they know. The premise is that you know your friends food tastes better than that of strangers, making their food reviews much more valuable.
A great idea well defined on paper still is going to go through some changes once it begins merging with real world world code. Sometimes things just feel different in person than they do in your head. We're here to help you find the right adjustments along.
Development times and project costs can often be reduced by taking time for proper early planning. Wireframes and prototypes greatly helped clear a direct development path for the first version.
Velociraster's creative team working through ideas on a range of possible company names until the right logo and identity naturally emerged from the brainstorming.
For initial launch of the application it was crucial to design a simple and clean application, but also one that could get to market quickly. It a fast changing industry, it was important to start testing ideas quickly to see what worked and what didn't.
A responsive front end, a streamlined Ruby on Rails backend let us iterate quickly and avoid the need for a native app while the concept was still in an explorative state.
Leverage of a robust 3rd party API let us achieve access to a broad dataset that greatly accelerated the project and reduced overall engineering costs.
A mixture of traditional hosting and cloud solutions let us start simple (and cheap!) with a plan in place to scale as needed.