It's time for Viaduct

Yesterday, I publically announced a huge new project we'll be launching next year. I just wanted to write a quick post about what this means for me personally. Viaduct is an application hosting platform with a difference and I'm so excited to get it out there! If you haven't already…

Setting up an office network

Our office connectivity is relatively simple and pretty standard for most offices, so I thought I would share our configuration and how we've set everything up. I thought a blog post outlining how we have things configured would be useful for others as well as documentation for ourselves. I recently…

Reminiscing: Desklamp

Back in 2006 when aTech was just a fledgling web design company, I started work on a CRM-type application to help us manage clients, jobs & quotes. At the time, we received quite a lot of interest from other designers & developers and, the SaaS market was tiny compared to…

Gandi inter-account transfer woes

I use Gandi for registering .io domains as they tend to be slightly cheaper than doing direct to the registry (and they have a better process). However, for one reason and other, I have ended up with domains split across two Gandi accounts so I wanted to transfer them into…

Introducing Shoppe

During October, I started looking for an e-commerce platform we could use to launch our first line shop for Dial 9. We needed to be able to sell products from a number of categories, accept a payment and mark the order as shipped. I looked at a number of potential…

CloudChat: An app that wasn't

Last December (2012), I came up with the idea to develop a web-based IRC client. At the time, I had been waiting for a beta invite to IRCCloud for about 6 months and hadn't heard anything so I figured we - aTech - would craft our own. I set about…