Thinking about the following story, the title of this case study should be "Pulling startup’s chestnuts out of the fire"... let us see why.
Couple of days ago a local web designer company called us since they have received very good references about our work.
They were calling us (Thursday, 5pm) because they had designed a webpage for some startup, but the RoR developer hired by the startup didn’t finish the work and disappeared. The real challenge is that the website needed to be shown to investors in a demo on next Friday (in less than 24 hours!). We took a moment to think about it, asked few more questions and then we jumped in. We started calming them, telling them that by the end of the next day their software would be up and running. After that Gastón and Alvaro, Vairix CEO & CTO , started to work together to reach that deadline.
Immediately we asked for all the necessary access (git, servers, hosting) and after setting up the...