As a result of working with SomCom,Specflue were awarded Associate Product of the Year 2010 at the Hearth & Home Show for their new flue estimating software.
Somcom have utilised a wide range of different development frameworks. Currently we use a Python Web framework known as Django. Working with Django allows SomCom to offer competitive, bespoke solutions that meet the business needs of our clients.
You can find out more about Django here.
As an open source web developer we use the LAMP stack of open source development tools and resources which are robust, mature and flexible. You can read more about the tools we use here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LAMP_(software_bundle)
SomCom can provide resources across a wide range of programming languages. At present many of our websites are coded in PYTHON but we also have experience with PERL, PHP and ASP.
Our designers have a full suite of Design tools at their disposal. Adobes suite of utilities including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign are regularly used along with custom Wireframing tools and Colour charts.
To make sure we can offer the best service possible SomCom have a wide range of options when it comes to communicating with our clients. As well as the basic means of communication such as Email and Phone we are equipped to communicate over Skype and other web-based methods.
To assist clients remotely or to share our internal work we use logmein which provides a quick and easy way to collaborate and show project progress.
To track our projects we use a web based system called JIRA. JIRA provides a flexible method of managing Projects and provides detail management information ensuring that projects are effectively managed and delivered.
As well as developing bespoke CMS driven websites SomCom have worked with many other solutions, either for project suitability assessments or when assisting clients when migrating from one technology to another.
We have worked with JOOMLA, WORDPRESS, DRUPAL and many others. Irrespective of the technology you are currently using SomCom will always try to deliver the best value solutions which means we will assess any current site and provide a thorough report on its capacity for expansion, security implications and cost to maintain.
SomCom were given the task of creating a distinctive new brand for 2012 which can be applied to a wide range of collateral material including print, exhibition and online items.
SomCom follow a structured process to ensure that all of our projects are delivered to our clients specifications and schedules.