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Rescues

 

Software projects are hard and there are so many things that can get off track. How your engineering team is functioning is an important part of being successful. We’d all love to have a crystal ball to predict how things will turn out. Sadly this technology/magic does not exist. But there are some common early warning signs that things are not...

 

When Lindsey Love Jenks, founder & CEO of Macrostax, first contacted us she was frustrated with the “fiasco” left by previous developers. Their attempt at her revolutionary nutrition app with a unique algorithm that sets it apart from the competition, caused a slew of problems that left users dissatisfied and Lindsey disappointed. This project had...

 

One of the most interesting types of projects we handle at Haught Codeworks is the project rescue. Rescues come in all shapes and sizes, from freelancer engagements gone wrong to products laden with poor technical decisions. The common trait among all of them is the stakeholders are concerned about the direction of the project. Often times these...

 

I’m coming up on the tail end of a UI/UX rescue project that was a major overhaul. The existing codebase deviated notably from conventions, the most significant was a heavy reliance on hand-rolled JavaScript that did a lot of work you’d normally expect to find elsewhere. For example, on one page where multiple day-specific forms were displayed in...