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Top Web Developers in Latin America

TowerHouseStudio is a dynamic web development company with an experienced and close-knit team. As an expanding web development studio, our company has extensive experience in creating high performance, feature-packed apps. With an Agile approach, we continuously...

Time tracking: our approach

There is a big debate about if a company should charge per hour or by value (meaning fix price). I’m not going to go in there: there are several valid points for both approaches. At TowerHouseStudio we do both: fix price for new clients, while for existing clients,...

How to easily customize your Google Map

It is very common that when we have a contact page in our site we would like to add a Google map to show the location of our company or office. And maybe we'd like to add some information about our company to the map marker as a popup. If you want to do it in a...

User Experience tips for your website

How to make every visitor feel like your website has been built just for them. From: User Experience for Web Designers by Chris Nodder Past month I watched a very useful course in Lynda.com where I learned simple tips for implementing good user experience design...

Poker Planning

Some days ago, while talking with our CTO, Simon, he told me about a way of doing task estimations that I had never hear about before, it was called Poker Planning, he told me that the cards could be found online and that it is a fun and effective way of doing...

Extended trial coupons for Woocommerce

Some time ago, one of our clients asked us to create a coupon code that would extend the trial period from 10 days to 30 days. We thought “sure that must be super straightforward and it must be supported already”, but to our surprise, it wasn’t, and it wasn't that...

Unit testing, that pain in devs’ necks

At the end of this article, there is a little guide of how to append PHPUnit to your project when it doesn’t come by default (for instance, when you don't work with a framework), feel free to skip the story part and go there now if you need the information! Let’s face...

IT people and our relationship with paper and pencil

I believe that everything I do for my work goes first by a “paper and pencil” phase, if it's code or I'm writing pseudocode with a junior programmer, I can´t avoid grabbing my notebook and doing a class diagram, a communication diagram or a workflow. By the way,...

Make your Salesforce password never expire

Salesforce holds invaluable data for your client’s business. You certainly want to follow every rule in the book regarding security - for instance, changing your password regularly. However, when your web app is integrated with the Salesforce account, automatic...

Healthmeasures, latest code available in GitHub

I’m sick and I need to take many measures of my body.  Once it was blood pressure, for that particular reason I found on Google’s Play Store some very nice apps for that purpose, at the end I install, and I recommend Cardio Journal. But now it was the turn of my...