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blog post XtGem v2 is here!

It's been quite a while since we have started work on the next iteration of XtGem. It's finally here. And it's awesome.

XtGem v2 is much faster, much more stable, much easier to develop for (expect a stable stream of new features from now on!) and overall, just much more complete.

Without further ado, go explore the new and refreshed XtGem - we are extremely excited to hear from you about what you think of it. Do let us know!

Cheers!

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blog post XtGem offices & update #2

You were probably all wondering why it was all so silent regarding XtGem lately. Well, a lot has hapened behind the scenes during that time. Let me take a moment to fill you all in.

Biggest news is that we're expanding! Currently 6 people are working on XtGem and we have just opened our offices in Vilnius (capital of Lithuania). It's a cozy work environment that we've put a lot of thought and time to set up.

As for the staff, in addition to me, XtGem now employs 3 programmers, a dedicated systems administrator and a HR/PR person.
While it's still a considerably small team, it will allow us to constantly bring new features to our users and quickly react to feedback you guys give... [Continue reading]

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blog post Update #1

I will be posting regular updates regarding the development of the next version of XtGem up until the release. Consider it proof that we're hard at work ;)

I have spent past two months working on a PHP framework that will allow us to develop new features and services much faster than before. Framework is basically a set of predefined functions and rules that we will be able to use as shortcuts and reduce the development time.
PHP community already has a vast selection of existing frameworks, however after spending a lot of time researching different frameworks none seemed to fit my requirements (I'm very picky!). I needed something very light,... [Continue reading]

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