We have completed a complex deployment of recoding online web application from Java into PHP.
A few words about Slotmarket:
The move from Java to PHP…
Java is undeniably an excellent choice for large corporate online systems, but in the case of Slotmarket, the following aspects were also important:
- Quick implementation of new functionalities,
- Easy access to specialists - Java is more "corporate" and it's harder to find smaller agencies that use Java in their technology stack,
- Reducing costs of development. PHP and Java have no comparision in this area, PHP is simply much cheaper.
We decided to use the Yii 2.0 for its high performance and lightness, and advanced support of cache mechanisms makes it suitable for creating complex and fast applications.
PostgreSQL was used in the pre-migration application - it ensures hybridity, a clear system of rules, advanced indexing.
Thanks to the work done at Direktpoint, the client was given the opportunity to introduce payment methods more convenient for users, a complex commission system (payment for an event, can be distributed up to 10 outside business workflows), and integrations with external APIs (including insurance, licenses , accounting, etc).
Due to the numerous dependencies between users in the system and an extensive database, it was a demanding, but very rewarding project
Ensuring the consistency of data after migration to a new environment full of new functionalities was not an easy task. The team had a few sleepless nights before the launch...
Wojtek Rojek. Direktpoint
Better UX for users and editors
Some technical aspects of the implementation:
It took us only 800 hours to rebuild the whole system!
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org,
CMO at Direktpoint