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Top 80 Publishing App Development Companies in the United Kingdom

January 2023

Looking for a top digital publishing app developer in the United Kingdom?

Publishing apps are best for content marketing, branding, advertising, and other online content-related activities. Whether you're a newspaper or magazine attempting to make publishing easier for your staff or a small business hoping to scale content marketing, a publishing app may be a good fit to help you meet your goals. 

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List of the Best United Kingdom Digital Publishing App Developers

  • 1
    • Scheduling

      4.4
    • Quality

      4.6
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Glance Creative Ltd. is an app development firm founded in 2016. Based in London, the team of 10 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI and wearable app development. They mainly serve small business and midmarket clients in the entertainment, media and consumer products industries. 

    Clients

    • The Times
    • The Sun
    • Universal Music
    • Lucozade

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A logistics company hired Glance to create an MVP of their custom booking and sales system. The service provider subcontracted this development work to complete the build.

    "I think more transparency would have helped me make better informed decisions."

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  • 2
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Based in Manchester, UK, Corporation Pop has been around for over a decade and is now an established part of the mobile and web development industry. The small team delivers powerful results to clients across several industries.

    Clients

    • NHS
    • The Cream Group
    • Live Nation
    • BBC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Corporation Pop was employed to deliver four HTML5 web tools that are used to create games and challenges for education purposes. 

    "They've gone the extra mile in obtaining resolutions to our problems, and have been very honest."

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.3
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Gateshead, United Kingdom

    ARCH is a digital solutions firm specializing in the design, development, and hosting of websites, mobile apps, and business systems. They also have extensive experience in e-commerce, intranet, e-learning, CMS and CRM systems. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in London, with an office in Gateshead, U.K., their team consists fo fewer than 10 employees. 
     

    Clients

    • Nestle
    • So Vegan
    • NHS Engalnd
    • SKIN

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ARCH developed a mobile app for an independent charity, mainly focusing on the app's UX. They initially had a discovery meeting to identify the client's goals and agreed on the project's scope and technology. 

    "The initial response has been great."

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.0
    • NPS

      4.5
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Lurgan, United Kingdom

    GCD is a custom software development company. Established in 1999, the team specializes in custom software development, ux/ui design, application management & support, mobile app development, and more. Their small company is Lurgan, United Kingdom-based.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    GCD has developed a library’s WordPress website and their digital platform in PHP with a CollectionIndex+ API. The two platforms are integrated, allowing users to browse the client’s collection on the frontend. 

    “GCD is approachable and easy to work with.”

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      4.3
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.2
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Softwire is a digital design, engineering and support agency, with offices in London, Cambridge and Manchester. Employing over 200 engineers we create bespoke digital software, mobile apps, and offer strategic IT consulting for some of the UK’s leading brands including the BBC, David Lloyd Clubs, Channel 5 and many large Government Departments.

    Clients

    • The BBC
    • David Lloyd Clubs
    • RSA
    • The Cabinet Office

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A property portal company has collaborated with Softwire for custom software development using React, Java, and more. They manage product research, MVP creation, launching process, and various optimization. 

    "They operate independently and raise issues only when necessary."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    TH-EY is a development agency in London, England. Founded in 2017, they have about 8 employees that serve clients in a variety of industries. Services include custom software development, web development, and mobile app development.

    Clients

    • Launchworks
    • Own-Kind
    • pixable
    • First Ascent

    Industries

    Notable Project

    TH-EY provided web development services for a B2B SaaS company. The team was hired to create a web application to help with the client's office employee management. 

    "All the features that we required in the initial estimation were developed plus a couple of extra ones."

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      4.4
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Coventry , United Kingdom

    Imobisoft is a full-service mobile app & software development company based in Coventry, U.K., with an office in London. The company, founded in 2007, has a team of more than ten that provides custom software development, digital strategy, IoT development, web development, BI & big data consulting & SI, and SEO services. Imobisoft serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the medical, manufacturing, utilities, energy & natural resources, financial services, ane e-commerce industries. 

    Clients

    • NHS (Multiple divisions)
    • BSkyB
    • E-Energy
    • Northern Gas Networks

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An energy supplier hired Imobisoft to provide web and app development. Their efforts also include UI/UX design for a platform that allows salespeople to streamline their processes.

    "Imobisoft developed a web and mobile app using .NET  technologies. The application allows us to bring on thousands of new customers . Without the software they created for us, we wouldn’t be generating sales. We're very satisfied with the design and the application, and it couldn’t be better".

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Novoda is a digital-product agency based in London, England, that was established in 2008. Their team of 71 employees provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, enterprise app modernization, digital strategy, and AR/VR development services.

    Clients

    • Tesco News UK
    • The Times
    • CCleaner
    • Channel 4

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Novoda developed native iOS and Android apps focusing on UX/UI, including user navigation and personalized subscriptions. They continue to build out video functionality and provide technical support.

    “They are our go-to people when we need top-quality work done well and done quickly.”

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  • 9
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Watford, United Kingdom

    AppDrawn is a software solutions company founded in 1999. Their headquarters are in London and they have a second office in Barcelona. Across these 2 locations, they have a team of a dozen staff that do custom software development, web development, and mobile app development for small and medium-size businesses.

    Clients

    • Aspire Customer Communication Services
    • Imagine Property Group
    • Renteq Highways
    • HSM

    Industries

    Notable Project

    AppDrawn Software Development provided custom software development services for a healthcare firm — they led the setup of the client's CRM system. The team also applied various modifications.

    "The personal relationship and responsiveness of their senior team set them apart from other vendors."

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  • 10
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sarratt, United Kingdom

    Clock Limited is a digital design and build company. Founded in 1997, the company is headquartered in Kings Langley, United Kingdom. They have a team of around 35 employees who focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Clients

    • International Tennis Federation
    • Leicester Tigers
    • Northampton Saints
    • Wall Street Journal

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Clock Limited provided frontend design and development to enhance two companies’ websites. Along with infrastructure hosting and database management, they trained content teams to use the CMS.

    “Once I established a relationship with their helpful team, I hired them again without hesitation.”

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  • 11
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Fleet, United Kingdom
    Evangelist Apps Limited is a Fleet, United Kingdom-based app development firm. Launched in 2008, the small team specializes in mobile app development, IT managed services, IT staff augmentation, and application testing.

    Clients

    • Hastens Ltd.
    • British Airways
    • British Gas
    • Union Bank of Switzerland

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Evangelist Apps developed an iOS native app for a software testing and QA company. They gathered requirements, proposed UX designs, and delivered the app in two stages.

    "Their understanding of business impressed us."

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  • 12
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Red C London is a mobile app development agency, founded in 1997. Based in London, their team of 11 specializes in mobile app development, web design, and UX/UI design. They work primarily with enterprises and midmarket businesses, focusing on financial services, government, and nonprofits.  

    Clients

    • Sony
    • Save The Children
    • NHS
    • Thames Water

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Red C developed a custom monitoring system for water efficiency audits. This was essentially a calendar-based system optimized for tablets that allowed multiple teams to access crucial tracking information. 
     

    "Red C can usually turn a project around in eight weeks. It's impressive. They're very flexible and quick."

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  • 13
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bristol, United Kingdom

    Mobile application development company AppLaunch Limited was launched in 2020. Their small team is located in Bristol, United Kingdom. AppLaunch Limited focuses on mobile app development, custom software development, and other application development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    AppLaunch Limited has been developing an app for an on-demand barber service. They have launched the iOS version of the app and are now working on its Android version. 

    "They are very easy to contact by any means and are always very responsive."

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  • 14
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Asper Brothers is a product design & development firm based in London, United Kindom, and offices in Warsaw, Poland. It was founded in 2007 and has more than 35 employees that specialize in providing web development, custom software development, and e-commerce development services to a wide range of clients, mainly focusing on business services, IT, real estate, marketing & advertising, automotive, education, non- profit, e-commerce, and other industries. 

    Clients

    • CaseMGR
    • XREF
    • Vaping360
    • Pallo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ASPER’s team developed a website that provides information on the knowledge and work of real estate agents, where customers can find insights before starting a collaboration.​

    "ASPER is a professional group, and they've been able to give us good feedback and ideas."

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

    Entropy is a digital development company based in Bletchley, England, and founded in 2013. Their team of more than 10 employees specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, and web development. They primarily work with midmarket clients in the media, education, and healthcare fields. 

    Clients

    • Entropy is extremely proud to work with the largest media
    • publishing
    • and academic content owners in the world including Dictionary.com
    • Oxford University Press

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Entropy created a proof of concept for an HTML5 website that they built based on a DVD version of a physics textbook. They integrated new media, such as videos and interactive graphs that users can alter.

    “They did things that we couldn’t do ourselves and paid close attention to details.”

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  • 16
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bristol, United Kingdom

    Blue Sparrow Apps is a development agency based in Bristol, England, and founded in 2015. With fewer than 10 employees, they specialize in mobile app and custom software development solutions for both small and medium-sized businesses.

    Clients

    • FanHub
    • Coeus Software

    Notable Project

    A football enthusiasts organization partnered with Blue Sparrow Apps to develop a mobile app. The solution will gamify fans' behavior as they follow their favorite football team.

    "They really care about their work and bringing our vision to life."

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  • 17
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cheadle, United Kingdom

    Foresight Mobile is an end-to-end mobile development agency founded in 2016 based in Manchester, England. Run by a team of fewer than 10, they offer custom software, mobile app, and web development services to their clients.

    Clients

    • Table.co
    • EA
    • Arm
    • Levi Strauss & Co

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Foresight Mobile spearheaded the completion of a web platform and developed a custom order management system. The business and the client collaborated on a shared GitHub account and communicated on Slack.

    "...Foresight had a wealth of technical experience that we could make great use of going forward."

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.3
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Leeds, United Kingdom

    Pocketworks was founded in 2012 and is located in Leeds, United Kingdom. With 17 employees, they provide mobile app development, custom software development, and UX/UI for enterprise and midmarket sized businesses.

    Clients

    • ASDA
    • Yorkshire Plant Hire
    • Global Label Printer WasteCare
    • National Waste Disposal Veezu

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Pocketworks designed and developed a mobile app for a pipe inspection company.

    “Their work has improved our product and brought us into the 21st century.”

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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom
    CodeLeap is a London, United Kingdom-based application development firm. The small team specializes in mobile app development, web development, Artificial Intelligence, AR/VR development, and more. The company was founded in 2019.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CodeLeap has helped a software company develop, design, and deploy their mobile application. They've also helped the client build an iOS version of the app.

    "Everything has been delivered on time."

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  • 20
    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    ustwo is a digital design studio based in London with around 250 employees. Since its start in 2004, the team has provided web design and development, e-commerce development, mobile development, and UX/UI design services for large companies in a variety of industries.  

    Clients

    • Google
    • Sky
    • Ford
    • Qantas

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ustwo was contracted to work on a project for a large bank that dealt with geolocation that would connect customers with merchants, as well as construct the UX [user experience] design.

    "They had the ability to think quickly, act quickly, and build quickly."

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Webdesign7 is a digital marketing agency based in London. Founded in 2011, their team of 8 specializes in web development and design, mobile app development, and digital strategy. The industries they focus on are advertising and marketing, consumer products and services, arts, entertainment and music.  

    Clients

    • Turkey Homes
    • Nissan
    • Cardiff Pinnacle
    • Nissan

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Webdesign7 provided website design and development services, as well as SEO, digital marketing, and branding.

    "We saw excellent results."

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  • 22
    • Scheduling

      4.2
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.3
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Somo is a digital development company of 125 employees, founded in 2009. Their headquarters is in London, England, with other locations in New York, San Francisco, Singapore, and Bristol, England. They offer numerous service lines, including mobile app development, enterprise app modernization, web development, and mobile marketing. They serve midmarket and enterprise businesses in various industries: media, automotive, business, financial services, advertising, and more. 

    Clients

    • Audi
    • De Beers
    • Hive
    • The Economist

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Somo designed an app, beginning with demo videos to act as a proof of concept and moving into wireframes; the in-house development team finished the product. Somo was also involved in overall mobile strategy.

    "They know the market. They live and breathe mobile, and they just know it all. They’re very creative and innovative."

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brighton, United Kingdom

    DabApps is a web and mobile application development agency based in Brighton, England. They were founded in 2010 and have a staff of 21 employees. They specialize in custom software, web, and mobile app development for primarily small business clients in the business services, consumer products, and education industries.

    Clients

    • LOD
    • One Research
    • FUTRLI
    • Brighton Fringe

    Industries

    Notable Project

    DabApps designed and developed a website and mobile app to help people find allergy-friendly restaurants. The app's main goal was to be helpful and simple to navigate. 

    "[DabApps is] also good about giving their views, and if they think I'm wasting my money, they'll tell me."

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  • 24
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    IMEDIAVAN, an application development company, was launched in 2013. They are in London, United Kingdom; Barcelona, Spain and Paris, France and have a small team. Their services include mobile app development, web development, e-commerce development, and IoT development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An orthopedic foot and ankle clinic tapped ROCKETVAN to develop a website with a contact form and CTA. They had an initial meeting with the client to set goals and identify the project's key features. 

    "The final outcome was of high quality; only a few iterations were necessary to tweak it to my taste."

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  • 25
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Augmetic Technology is a small global technology company based in Ahmedabad, India. Founded in 2013, their team specializes in application management, application support, and e-commerce development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Augmetic designed and developed a website for a design agency. The client outlined their requirements for Augmetic to use to develop the wireframes. Once a simple design was finalized, development commenced. 

    “Augmetic delivered my project within my smaller budget and tight timeline.”

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  • 26
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Watford, United Kingdom

    Launched in 2005, Wirebox Ltd is a custom software development firm. Their small team is located in Watford, United Kingdom and specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, web development, e-commerce development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A marketing company has been working with Wirebox for a number of years on multiple projects for their business including web and portal development and development support among other things.

    "Andrew, the MD really motivates the team and they all deliver excellent work as a result of this."

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  • 27
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Contic, a web development firm, was launched in 2019. Their small team is in Petersfield, United Kingdom. Their services include web development, mobile app development, custom software development, and Artificial Intelligence.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Contic is supporting a software company’s development team. Following the client’s agile processes, they work on development backlogs and provide suggestions about the product. 

    "Their team as a whole is very uplifting and a joy to work with."

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  • 28
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Guilden Morden, United Kingdom

    Crowers Limited, a custom software development company, is based in Guilden Morden, United Kingdom. The company specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, web development, web design, and more and has a small team.The company was founded in 2017.

    Clients

    • Xylem
    • to.co
    • CHUMS

    Notable Project

    Crowers Digital has developed an Android and iOS mobile application for a traveling fairground trade association. Currently, the team handles the app’s maintenance and addresses any bugs that come up.

    “They get back to us almost instantly when we email them.”

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  • 29
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Leeds, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2010, NewRedo Ltd. is a software development company headquartered in Leeds, England. Their team of under 10 serves businesses of all sizes in industries such as healthcare, financial services, and government. Services include custom software development, IT managed services, and mobile app development. 

    Clients

    • RaceBest
    • Off Limits
    • British Library

    Industries

    Notable Project

    NewRedo Ltd. handles web development services for a medical consultancy. Their team has taken over the maintenance and support efforts of a clinical information system, making improvements and modernizing it.

    “They’re very professional and know what they’re talking about.”

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bridgwater, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2021, uWebs is an e-commerce development company. The firm provides e-commerce development, web development, custom software development, mobile app development, and more and has a small team.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A fertility education firm engaged with uWebs to build a website and web app. They built the platform through Java, the YARN framework, and are currently hosting and maintaining it through AWS.

    "Our cooperation has been smooth and easy."

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