acd (Alan Craig Dunn) is among the most experienced web-developers around, having worked in information technology (it) for over 30 years and on the web since '95.
Learning through dozens of projects large and small, using ASP, dotNet, PHP, Windows and Linux, Craig now designs, codes and hosts web-applications using node.js.
As opposed to a static website which simply displays text and graphics, a web-application is a dynamic program with many business or technical functions, fetching, modifying and storing data on its web-servers.
A web-app becomes a Progressive Web App (PWA)
when it is packaged, installed and runs like a native app, greatly enhancing functionality and the relationship between the app and its users.
A PWA can be converted to a TWA - Trusted Web Activity
and listed in Google Play Store and Microsoft Store.
is a social-media site with private messenger and video-calling capability.
It's built on the principles on humane technology
and thereby aspires to deliver a rewarding social experience without being addictive or extractive.
To protect its integrity, HeadsUp
avoids advertising and sponsors so it's run as a non-profit, relying on voluntary contributions from supportive members.
is an end-to-end-encrypted messenger
with video calls and video messages. Built to be private and secure, there are no ads and no surveillance.
When devices connect peer-to-peer, they share a private encryption key which enables them to send end-to-end-encrypted messages over the server too, because the server does not know the key.
Messages are stored on the device, not on the web, putting complete control in the hands of the user.
is about as commercial as it gets ... advertising property for sale or rent in Thailand
, it lists real-estate on behalf of estate-agents and features houses, condos and land properties for sale by owner
Modified versions of this software are available for marketing of real-estate, cars, or just about anything else.
to discuss that or any other web-application software we might build for you.
Social Media Networking
has done a lot of work in the social media space, seeking to transcend the Facebook and Twitter era and re-imagine online social life as something positively useful and rewarding. We've developed an alternative to these bad-boys, we've developed completely private encrypted messaging and webRTC-based peer-to-peer video chat.
Craig has completed the "Fundamentals" course at the Center For Humane Technology and participates actively in the humane-tech community.
Social Media Widthout Ads
Facebook Alternative - Social Media Without Ads
social media and messaging platform, free of commercial influence.
Seeking Social Synergy
Synergy in Social Connections
helps to build synergistic relationships among people whose interests converge.
Surveillance Advertising and the Damage Done
A scathing critique of the damage done by surveillance advertising in social media
Non-profit Social Media
Support Not for Profit Social Media
social web-app's ethical principles take precedence over profit.
Social Media Conversations
HeadsUp Social Media Conversations
social conversations listed by their titles - join a conversation any time.