From dust collectors for the cement industry to heat exchangers used by power plants to chocolate tanks—the products that Goodhart Sons manufactures to order cannot be found in any catalogue. What began as a modest two-man shop in downtown Lancaster, PA in 1935, has turned into a renowned steel fabrication and installation company. Goodhart Sons’ 120 employees work on projects in all parts of the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico and South America. After a combined VB6 porting and Web Enabling project by fecher, their business-critical custom ERP software, travels with them – as a modern browser app.
Personnel consultancy firms and in-house recruiting departments that are professionally involved with recruiting are already familiar with hunter. The comprehensive recruiting solution has been among the market leaders in Europe for more than two decades. Originally developed to run only on Windows, several variants were later created for mobile and cloud use as well as client-connectivity via web. The software now has cross-platform usability as a browser-app thanks to fecher's web-enabling project. In just one project, the hunter UI has not only been modernized, it is now also usable on Mac and Linux in addition to Windows and separately developed mobile and web variants are no longer needed. The complex business logic’s core did not need to be adapted.
Traditionally a key component of every fecher modernization project, UI/UX redesign is now being offered as a stand-alone service. By utilizing this fecher service, users of your business application will smoothly transition to and easily work with the modernized user interface (UI). Moreover, the user experience (UX) will be greatly improved.
The fecher development site in Oradea takes on two students in permanent employment who have previously taken part in fecher Romania’s university program. This marks a milestone in the cooperation with the renowned University of Oradea. The cooperation with the Chair of Computer Science began at the turn of the year 2016/2017 with the admission of five second grade students into a part-time internship at fecher.
With our blog we want to offer an information platform for all those interested in the development and the modernization of applications. To meet the demand of our readers, the web development with Wisej is currently the main topic of our blog articles. Jens Eidinger, .NET developer and Senior Consultant at fecher, shares his experiences about Wisej and provides tips and tricks for using the web development framework.
With roughly 100 employees, Data I/O is one of those hidden champions: When it comes to programming integrated circuits (ICs), everybody knows the company as the #1 global player since its inception in 1972. Their clients can be found everywhere around the world in the automotive, wireless devices, telecommunications, industrial controls, and consumer electronics industries. While the business was primarily focused on hardware, its software has increasingly become an important part of their product offerings. An application modernization project by fecher has recently helped to generate added value for Data I/O and their clients by migrating the core handler software from VB6 to C# / .NET.
One of the highlights of this year's Super Bowl weekend in Houston was the Leigh Steinberg Super Bowl Party on 4 February, for which fecher had taken over an event sponsorship. In addition to the entertainment of the guests, this special event has, above all, a focus on charitable aims. For instance, the Steinberg DeNicola Humanitarian Awards were granted to promote social projects related to sport and to award members of the NFL community for special charitable initiatives and achievements.