The past five to eight years were marked by a decisive shift in the way people interact with IT and with each other. Modern users, business and casual alike and regardless of demographics, demand their IT-mediated experience to be fluid and responsive, centred on social and real-time collaboration, ubiquitous and consistent across a plethora of desktop and mobile device technologies.
A more recent trend is the convergence of the web and cloud paradigms into a “personal cloud” where services and data are always available and intelligently delivered regardless of location, shape and technology platform.
Such arsenal of technologies and tools have enabled web developers to go far beyond web pages and deliver rich, engaging, responsive and truly portable client applications.
Finally, widespread adoption of open standards have encouraged the development of robust, high-performance back-end tools – from messaging middleware to persistence of very large data sets – that are community-driven and mostly open-source. This last tile of the puzzle makes for a technology offering that, despite its apparent plurality, offers a robust and consistent solution for the kinds of web/cloud application architectures required by the modern enterprise.
Gluon possesses at least a decade of consultant experience in leveraging open web standards and state-of-the-art frameworks and tools, with a view to delivering high-quality applications that spawn the web and mobile platforms.
The technology stack we are fluent or very familiar with include: