What we do

We use modern tools and agile techniques to develop easily maintained code, on time, to your budget. We keep in tune with the latest research, innovation and thinking in the web industry. We take a pragmatic approach to ensure delivery. We strive for software craftmanship.

Front-end Web Development

Standards-based HTML, CSS and JavaScript built on backend systems in PHP or Ruby. In-depth skills in jQuery, SASS and Compass. Experienced with responsive design.

Ruby and Ruby on Rails

Working with Ruby on Rails since January 2006. Use of Ruby and a range of Rubygems for general scripting tasks, running batch jobs, processing data, deployment and monitoring tasks.

Automated Testing

Using minitest and RSpec for Ruby / Jasmine for JavaScript BDD. Automated acceptance testing of web-based applications built on any back-end technology using Cucumber, Capybara and Selenium.

Agile Practices

Technical Project Management and Certified Scrum Mastery. Proponent of Kanban and lean thinking. Replacing repetition and duplication with automation and configuration.

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Our clients

Bonnier

Bonnier Digital

Ruby on Rails, Padrino. Deployment with Capistrano. Automated testing with Cucumber, RSpec, Capybara and Selenium. Front-end web development for use on iPad and Android tablets. Payments integration with DIBS.

Valtech

Valtech

Sub-contracted for work with Bonnier Digital, see above.

bwin Games

bwin Games

Custom WordPress theme and plugins for Twitter and Facebook integration. iPad application built in HTML5 for recording play at live poker tournaments, complete with a WordPress plugin for display on the bwin Pokerblog.

VsJack

VsJack

Full-stack Ruby implementation including Ruby on Rails, Event Machine and Redis.

Bonnier

Blackened Systems

Front-end web development on Grails. Implement white-label solution for online sportsbook solution. HTML, Compass, SASS, AJAX, jQuery and jQuery Tools.

TimberIT

TimberIT

Front-end web development on .NET including custom navigation scheme, Javascript solutions for table sorting, and overlays, CSS.

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Who we are

One Giant Leap AB is the trading name for Tim Heighes, a freelance consultant with extensive experience in the web industry. A survivor of the first dot.com bubble, Tim has worked in a variety of roles for startups, small to medium enterprises, blue-chip organisations and public sector clients. Client industries include travel, retail, banking, distribution, publishing, B2B services, social media and online gaming.

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Contact us

Contact us for consulting offers, new ventures and/or collaborations.
The easiest way is to send an email with the request. Below you will find different ways to get in touch with us.