Website Design and Mobile Application Development in Austin, Texas

Mobile Apps

White Label Development on IBM Bluemix’s Watson Services

White Label Development on IBM Bluemix’s Watson Services

Halfslide Design recently completed another White Label development project for another development agency that utilized IBM Bluemix’s Watson services.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with white label services: white label services are when we at Halfslide Design do software development work for other creative or development agencies in order to supplement their workforce on projects.  It allows those agencies to staff projects without keeping full-time staff and all work is done under their brand.  In that case, we do not add the project to our Halfslide Design portfolio and do not publicly take any credit for the work.

In the case of this project, the client had an interesting requirement.  They wanted to capture video responses of survey … Read the rest


Redesigning the Walton & Johnson Radio Show App

Redesigning the Walton & Johnson Radio Show App

As an Austin, Texas-based website and app developer, nothing makes us happier than working with and helping other local businesses and organizations.

This was especially true when we were hired to redesign the mobile app for the acclaimed local radio show Walton & Johnson.

For the uninitiated, the Walton & Johnson Show is a morning broadcast listened to by millions of loyal fans who tune in for the unique mix of opinionated and compelling talk, skits, characters, impersonations, guests, and stream of consciousness segments.

The pair have won numerous awards since teaming up in 1983, and show no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

With so many people either listening live or catching up with previous shows in their own … Read the rest

Posted on April 4th, by Peter in Mobile Apps, News, Portfolio, Projects.


The Weeli App – Building a Social Alternative to Yelp

The Weeli App – Building a Social Alternative to Yelp

Since its inception in 2004, Yelp has gone on to become one of the internet’s largest public review sites.

With users able to recommend anything from hotels to restaurants and plumbing services to chiropractors, the site is the go-to for people looking for social proof of a company’s credentials.

However, as Yelp has grown, its own credibility and indeed its usefulness has taken a hit; particularly in the social proof aspect of its reviews.

Problems with Yelp

Yelp’s problems are an unfortunate result of its fundamental business model and its growth.

In the beginning, when each company had a handful of honest reviews left by early adopters who saw it as a way of helping the community, everything seemed to … Read the rest

Posted on October 27th, by Peter in Mobile Apps, News, Portfolio, Projects, Web Applications.


Bizzio – Commercial Real Estate Mobile App

Bizzio – Commercial Real Estate Mobile App

Halfslide Design recently complete version 2.0 of the mobile application version of the Bizzio commercial real estate project management service. The mobile application is a companion piece to the full web application that lets users manage their commercial real estate projects. From the mobile application, users can manage their projects, add deals, assign tasks, and leave comments on their projects.

New in version 2, we added the ability to upload photos from the user’s phone to their deals.  The user can elect to either take a new photo or upload an existing photo from their gallery.  This feature was requested by real estate professionals who wanted to photograph possible real estate sites and attach these photos to their deals while … Read the rest

Posted on November 6th, by Peter in Mobile Apps.

2bme – Personality Today Mobile App

2bme – Personality Today Mobile App

Personality Today is a mobile app for users of the 2bme personality type service.  The application allows users to read personality briefs that are published at least once per week that feature details about personality types in popular culture.  Users are also able to take the four-step personality quiz to determine which of the 16 personality types they fall into.  In addition, users can quiz their friends to give them the same profile analysis.

Halfslide Design build the mobile app using AngularJS and Twitter Bootstrap for a mobile, responsive UI.  The app was compile with the latest Phonegap platform in order to run natively on mobile devices.

The app is currently available in the Google Play Store, but is still … Read the rest

Posted on November 6th, by Peter in Mobile Apps, Portfolio.