AdHack is an innovative online marketplace for advertising work, bypassing bloated creative agencies to directly connect ad buyers with ad creators.
Entirely built on Drupal, the AdHack site is the cornerstone of the company's business model. OpenCraft was contracted to upgrade AdHack.com to the latest Drupal version, as well as add a host of new features to enhance the site's usability and enable online business transactions.
AdHack and OpenCraft are currently enjoying an on-going arrangement to maintain and extend AdHack.com.
Through our work with AdHack, we were able to practice our brand of agile development with great results. As usual, the Drupal ecosystem helped a lot! Here are a few factors to the success of our approach:
Some great features were added to AdHack.com. They include:
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Microsoft Innovation Lab in Cairo (CMIC) is a Microsoft group representing the company interest in applied research and development initiatives in the Middle East and Africa. CMIC projects are initiated and self directed by the staff and are measured by their success in producing new concepts, economic and business value and ultimately in technical transfer into Microsoft products and services.
Developing great software is our core technical skill. Our development team is fluent with open source Web technologies, including PHP/Drupal, Python/Django, and jQuery.Read more
Drupal is an open source content management system (CMS) whose power and flexibility shines on large projects.Read more
Our interest in multimedia and culture has led us to undertake many exciting projects in this domain. From large bookseller sites to multimedia portals to hardware/software media appliances, we've covered a significant range of consumer scenarios and have built significant expertise in using the possibilities of the Internet medium to engage the audiences.
We recently redesigned the SOS Music Festival site, one of our pro-bono community contributions, to coincide with the seventh iteration of that event, which will be held on February 29th at the Chinese Garden (Nasr City, Cairo). You'll need to fill a questionnaire to get your invitations, so get moving!