1991-2016—25 years of Art & Logic

Why Refactor?

Why Refactor?

“What does this ‘refactor’ word you keep using really mean . . .?”

I could almost hear the client’s eyes and nose scrunching up in scrutiny. We were talking about realistic budgets and schedules for a potentially large, multi-developer feature addition to his existing application.

I switched gears, put on my imaginary professor glasses and set my imaginary apple on the corner of my desk.

“Well, you are right. It’s part of the software development and developers’ lexicon. It’s a word that means – sort of – ‘optimize’ or ‘clean up’ or ‘tighten’ and, really, all three of these things at once.”

“So, the code is dirty?” he intoned. I could hear the silent thought bubble form above his head — “but-I’m-paying-you-NOT-to-write-bad-code!” (more…)

Custom Pro-Audio Software

WE CAN BUILD YOUR CUSTOM AUDIO SOFTWARE

Do you need firmware for your audio hardware? Or an update to your legacy software? Or do you want to build an eLearning app for a musical instrument?

Whatever your audio needs, we can build the software to get you there. We’ve been working with musicians and audio professionals for over 25 years so we understand your unique development requirements. Contact us, tell us about your project. We can arrange for you to talk to one of our developers with a background in music and pro-audio software. It’s a great way to get started.

Our developers and designers will work with you to build the best software for your audio project. We use a lean development process that’s efficient, transparent, and responsive, and optimized for your success.

We’ve built audio apps and software for clients ranging from entrepreneurs and small businesses to Gibson and Yamaha to entertainment giants like Warner, Sony, and Universal.

Whether you need a VST developer, custom recording studio software, or just want the right firm to build your pro audio app, get in touch with us. We know audio software.

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Pro audio custom software development at Art & Logic

We struggled for a while to find a solid IOS developer. We took the plunge with Art & Logic and are very happy with our relationship. They have been great with deadlines, reasonable with pricing, and most importantly…have put together a bug-free app exactly how we imagined it would be.

Kevin Wimer

JamPlay


Software Services

What kind of software do you need? We build mobile/wearable apps, desktop software, web/cloud solutions, and more. Not sure what kind of software development service you need? Contact us to schedule a free consultation.

Industries

In addition to developing biomedical, educational, and pro-audio software, we also build compliant software, drivers, IoT apps, and software that services many other industries. We code the “impossible.”

Development Process

Our milestone-driven software development process makes it easier to plan, define, and estimate the work that needs to be done, while allowing you to make changes when needed. Let your project benefit from our a lean, agile process.

Our Clients

We do a lot of work that we’re not permitted to discuss, so we’re a great choice if you want to keep our involvement private. That said, our portfolio highlights some of the work our clients have given us permission to showcase.

Why Would Developers Hire Developers?

Why Would Developers Hire Developers?

Why would developers or other technology-driven companies hire a development firm? It happens more often than you think, and maybe not for the reasons you would expect. Some developers (by which we also mean in-house teams at technology companies) always use outside software developers because they do not actually build stuff in-house. More often than not, however, we find that companies with in-house software engineers find themselves in need of outside help for a variety of reasons, five of which we’ll address here. (more…)

Maps and Territories: Exploring “The Lean Startup’ through Nature, Part III

Maps and Territories: Exploring “The Lean Startup’ through Nature, Part III

You are climbing up the steady incline of The Signal Ridge Trail when you are met by a hiker doubling back to a fork in the route which has been ambiguously signed. The trail notes you pull from your pocket indicate that you are to bear left at a trail split .8 miles from the trailhead.

“I think it’s this way,” he says, his voice pressured and his pace the pace of someone who has made a mistake and is trying to undo it as quickly as possible. He’s got worn-in boots and a decent pack. His legs look like hiker’s legs. The calf muscles are knotty.

He rounds the fork, bearing left rather than right and, indeed, this direction appears to take you up towards the ridge and then the summit. You can see the shoulders of the mountain through the canopy. (more…)

Four Pounds of Nuts: Exploring “The Lean Startup” through Nature, Part II

Four Pounds of Nuts: Exploring “The Lean Startup” through Nature, Part II

My father lifted my pack into the back of his car in the EMS parking lot in North Conway, where we’d agreed to meet to carpool the rest of the way into The Whites.

He whistled low and under his breath. “Geez, Kendall.”

“What?” I was grabbing poles and double checking to ensure I had ACTUALLY put my boots in his car.

“Your pack is light…you sure you’ve got enough here? I mean, there’s running lean and then there’s running lean . . .”

I looked at him quizzically and mentally inventoried what I’d packed the night before. Nope, all present and accounted for.

“Yeah, Dad, I’ve got what I need . . . I mean, the water isn’t in there yet but . . . yeah. Why? How heavy is YOUR pack?”

“Heavier.” (more…)

Highlights from the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2016 (WWDC16)

Highlights from the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2016 (WWDC16)

Apple held WWDC16 in San Francisco earlier this month to introduce new versions of iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and a new version of OS X that’s been rebranded as macOS. These new versions are available to developers now and will be more widely available through Apple’s Public Beta program soon, with final releases this Fall. Alongside the new software, Apple announced some exciting changes coming to the App Store, too: Search Ads and more open and flexible subscriptions. If you have an app for any of Apple’s platforms that could use an update for the new releases or are looking to build something new, now is a great time, so get in touch. Let’s take a look at some of the announcements in more detail. (more…)

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