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  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Go
  • Node.js
  • TypeScript
  • Rust
  • Erlang
  • WebSocket
  • gRPC
  • GraphQL
  • Apollo GraphQL
  • WebRTC
  • CRDT
  • PostgreSQL
  • Elasticsearch
  • Heroku
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Serverless

We started our product development consultancy in 2006 as a team of backend developers. Many years later, Evil Martians share all the experience we have gained: from almost a hundred open source projects to dozens of client collaborations with pivoting startups and large enterprises. We boost our partners’ success with fast iterations to produce properly architected applications with outstanding performance.

Whether it involves a blazing fast shipment of features—or taking a system from the ground up, we’ll have your project soaring. Martian Engineers are committed to designing and building scalable software either from scratch or augmenting existing infrastructure (and ensuring our code will serve you for a long time).

Over many years, we gathered a solid reputation in the Ruby on Rails world: by building countless Rails applications, making contributions to Rails and Ruby, educating the community with our on-site webinars and conference talks around the globe, keeping our blog helpful for thousands of Ruby on Rails engineers, and authoring a multitude of Ruby projects and gems like Gon, Ruby Next, TestProf, Yabeda, Action Policy, Isolator, Logidze, Parser, store_model, after_commit_everywhere, Terraforming Rails, and many others.

Today, Evil Martians is a polyglot team diving deeply into language ecosystems like Go, TypeScript, Rust, and Elixir.

The plugin creation for Teleport, open source infrastructure solutions for restricted environments, involved a Go-based backend optimization (since it’s written in Go).

Check out some of our popular open core products for backend engineers that are built with Go: AnyCable, a product for building real-time features for Ruby on Rails apps or imgproxy, blazing fast and secure image optimization on the fly.

Martians are keen on contributing to the backend and frontend future of the web. In our portfolio of OSS and customer projects, you can find applications designed with GraphQL or gRPC, as well as real-time products using WebSockets or powered by WebRTC.

A customer project with a large financial app where we helped release some critical features and accomplished full refactoring to speed up all the processes.

Learn more about a customer project with a large financial app, Fund That Flip, where we helped release some critical features and accomplished full refactoring to speed up all the processes.

We can help you prepare for the surge in users and resolve your performance bottlenecks, and our Performance audit and optimization section will expand upon these services.

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