We’re happy to announce that Gossamer Threads successfully completed an SSAE 16 (US) audit, as well as its Canadian and international counterparts, the CSAE 3416 and ISAE 3402. Often used by companies offering cloud hosting and software as a service, these audits represent an assurance to our clients that we’re meeting the standards and workflow we advertise. Read the rest of this entry »
Site performance can be a complex issue, with all manner of interdependent factors conflicting and cascading in unexpected ways. When one of our clients’ sites starts experiencing problems which can quickly take a toll on their business, we take a methodical approach, examining all of the components that go into a website’s performance, and enacting a point-by-point plan which addresses front and back end issues. Here’s how we developed a solution for The Student Room, a high-traffic forum which ran into trouble after a routine software upgrade.
Charting load times.
We’ve been working with WordPress for years, from adding tagging functionality before it became a standard WP feature, to optimizing it for clients, to powering this very blog. It’s a great platform to develop for, and we’re always looking for new ways to customize it, giving new WordPress functionality to our clients and the WP community at large. Here are a couple of new, custom plugins we’ve developed for WordPress!
Hello! Messenger is a free, cross-platform mobile chat app which lets iPhone and Blackberry users chat in pairs or groups while avoiding SMS charges. Hello! had a great product already on the market, but were looking to expand their userbase by releasing an Android version of the app with cross-platform functionality. That’s where GT came in…