Our focus is on clean, qualitative backend development using modern technologies such as Python and PHP. Our business process is end-to-end, from project conception, technical analysis and planning, architecture and database design, implementation, quality assurance to deployment and maintenance. We work on both server-side rendered applications, and REST APIs for single page applications.
We use Agile or Agile-like approaches with our customers, according to their needs. Kaolin employees provide constant updates and deliverables at every stage of a project. Our technology stack is flexible and takes into account any business requirements from our customers.
Project management tools:
- Kanban boards: GitHub Projects, JIRA, Trello, Monday etc.
- Mock-ups: Balsamiq, Adobe XD, Figma
- UML and other schema design tools
- Harvest time-tracking, Slack communication, git source code control etc.
Programming languages and frameworks:
- Python (Django and Flask)
- PHP (Laravel and Symfony)
Database backends: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Cockroach DB; object-relational mappers, fixture and migration tools per framework used, database management systems (pgAdmin, MySQL Workbench)
Data processing & visualisation: pandas, numpy, scipy, nltk, matplotlib, pChart, Pillow, tcpdf
- linters (isort, pyflake, phpcs)
- automatic code review (Scrutinizer)
- pdb debugging
- testing tools (phpUnit, Django tests, Codeception)
- Continuous integration (Jenkins, SolanoCI, GitHub flows, Codeship, Travis, CircleCI etc.)
DevOps: composer, pip, dotenv, docker, capistrano, ssh, vim, virtual environments
REST libraries: Django REST Framework, API documentation generation
Asynchronous jobs & caching: Celery, RabbitMQ, Redis
External API integration: examples include Firebase, Twilio, Google Suite products (Maps, Calendar), Outlook Calendar, SAP, MailChimp etc.
Our background in engineering enables us to offer our customers research-oriented and customer-oriented articles, briefs, tutorials, copywriting etc. Feel free to contact us for samples, if interested. Our stack includes:
On the technical side: LaTeX, BibTeX
On the commercial side: WordPress, Elementor, Yoast SEO, Kinsta WordPress caching, image compression and optimisations
Kaolin Technologies is a young and fresh company, but we have a long experience in software development. If you are unsure which technologies are better suited for your project, we can advise. We have an extensive network and we can connect you to frontend developers, UI/UX and branding specialists. We perform audits on legacy projects, MVPs and live web projects, recommending possible actions, refactoring strategies or SWOT analysis.