Innovative IT technologies are the core.
Frontend, middleware and backend exclusively in agile software development
Software development with JS + PHP
E-commerce / online shops
Web development / web design
Technologies and skills to optimize operational processes
The main task of our team is to develop and implement IT solutions for our customers that ensure the performance and continuity of the business units, as well as to optimize operational processes through new technologies. We see ourselves as innovation facilitators and passionately support a digital revolution.
Below is a sample of the products and technologies we have worked with: Feel free to ask if there is a technology you are missing but urgently need right now. Together we are sure to find a solution.
EXWE technologies and methods
Focus technologies and frequently used products
Web development / web design
for projects with high technical requirements
In the field of software development the only constant is change
that's why our technology stack evolves daily
We always want to be up to date. Therefore we work with the latest developments and technologies of our industry and learn every day. We can implement new requirements dynamically thanks to years of experience.
We love challenges. They make us adapt our knowledge, think creatively and above all they make us grow. We accept every challenge with the certainty that something great can come out of it. After all, life is much too short to always be occupied with the same tasks.
So what are you waiting for? Challenge us and our skills with your challenge. For example, we will create a custom software that is exactly tailored to the needs of your company, no matter how unusual these needs are. True to the motto "Nothing is impossible" we will find the perfect solution together.
Whether it's an individual web store, unique software or general support for the path to flawless digitization. We are your first point of contact in e-commerce. We can get to know each other over a non-binding coffee.
The focus of our IT services is in the areas of software development, e-commerce and web development
Software development with concept
We support you with your projects and ideas of software, web and mobile apps development. The core of our IT services & IT technologies is in software development, web development, e-commerce and app development. Based in Dortmund and Düsseldorf, EXWE develops solutions for you from your idea! In doing so, we advise you on your project and, together with you, create a concept for the further common path from your ideas, concepts and requirements. From this concept we can then derive an offer and subsequently program the solution that is right for you.
Stay independent from your service provider!
We install our developments on your own environments (intranet or internet) and accompany you during the introduction or go-live of the new application.
For us it goes without saying: Your idea remains your idea!
An online store means your start into successful e-commerce
We support your business project in e-commerce! Together with you, we develop the right online store for you and can also accompany you with special services for search engine optimization. For the areas of online marketing, we are happy to recommend our competent partners.
We go technologically ahead
Our technological focal points can be combined seamlessly. Thus we offer you a holistic solution in the three pillars software development (backend), web development (frontend) and professional e-commerce solutions, of course also optimized for mobile devices (Responsive Design).
We always stay on the ball regarding new trends in IT technologies. We have experience in integrating cloud services (SaaS and PaaS) from both Microsoft Azure and AWS into a distributed microservice architecture as well as with current UI frameworks like Angular 7+.
Nevertheless, we remain realistic: for the majority of applications, our experience has shown that a classic SQL, PHP and HTML5 / JS stack is sufficient and drastically reduces development costs.
We are happy to advise you on which technological architecture makes the most sense for your use case.
Support and maintenance
After go-live, we do not leave you alone with your new software, but continue to support you individually in the use of our solutions. For this purpose, we have designed special support offers in the areas of e-commerce (technical and content-related), search engine optimization (better findability on Google) as well as performance and monitoring.
What technologies do you use?
A short FAQ about programming languages, frameworks and more
What is PHP?
PHP is a programming language commonly used for web development. It stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor and is a server-side scripting language, which means that it is executed on the server and the results are sent to the client. PHP is widely used because it is easy to learn and use and can be embedded in HTML code, which makes it a good choice for developing dynamic, data-driven websites.
What is Symfony?
Symfony is a PHP web application framework designed to make web application development faster and easier. It provides a set of reusable PHP components and libraries that can be used to develop complex, powerful web applications. Symfony is used by a wide range of organizations, including governments, universities and Fortune 500 companies. Key features of Symfony include a modular architecture, a robust community and ecosystem, and a suite of tools for testing, debugging, and deploying applications.
What is API Platform?
API Platform is an open source framework for building and deploying web APIs. It is built on Symfony and provides a set of tools and libraries for creating, managing, and documenting APIs. API Platform's key features include support for REST and GraphQL, an integrated data persistence layer, and automatic generation of an API client and server. API Platform is designed to be extensible and customizable, so it can be used to create a wide range of APIs for different purposes. It is commonly used by organizations that need to expose their data or functionality as an API.
What is Node.js?
What is MySQL?
MySQL is a free and open source relational database management system. It is a popular choice for many small and medium-sized businesses and web-based applications. MySQL is known for its ease of use and flexibility. It uses Structured Query Language (SQL) to manage and manipulate data stored in databases. MySQL is typically used in conjunction with a server-side language such as PHP to create dynamic and interactive web applications.
What is PostgreSQL?
PostgreSQL is a free and open source relational database management system. It is known for being highly customizable and for its emphasis on standards compliance and extensibility. Like MySQL, it uses SQL to manage and manipulate data stored in databases. PostgreSQL is often considered more feature-rich and stable than MySQL, making it a popular choice for large applications and organizations that require high levels of performance and reliability.
What are IT technologies?
IT technologies are tools and methods used in information technology (IT) to enable the delivery, management, and use of information and data in businesses and organizations. They encompass a variety of areas, including hardware, software, networks, databases, and security systems. IT technologies help improve the efficiency and productivity of businesses, enabling them to respond more quickly and flexibly to changes in their business environment. They also play an important role in supporting communication and collaboration between companies and their employees, customers and partners.
What is SQL Server?
Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft. It is a commercial product that comes in different editions with different features and pricing plans. SQL Server is primarily used to store and manage data for applications that run on the Microsoft platform, but it can also be used with other platforms. It uses Structured Query Language (SQL) to manage and manipulate data stored in databases. SQL Server is known for its reliability and security, making it a popular choice for enterprise-level applications.
What is Doctrine ORM?
Doctrine ORM (Object-Relational Mapper) is a library for working with databases in PHP. It provides a set of classes and methods that allow developers to interact with a database in an object-oriented manner, making it easier to work with data in PHP. Doctrine ORM allows developers to define the structure of their database using a set of objects and then use those objects to interact with the database, eliminating the need to write complex SQL queries. This makes working with databases in PHP more efficient and easier to maintain.
What is JTL?
JTL is a German company that provides e-commerce software and services. Their flagship product is JTL-Shop, an online store system that allows businesses to create and manage their own online stores. It offers a range of tools for managing products, processing orders and handling logistics, as well as features for automating marketing and customer communications. The system is user-friendly and scalable, so it can be used by businesses of any size.
What is Plentymarkets?
Plentymarkets is an e-commerce platform that enables businesses to manage their online sales, inventory and fulfillment processes. It offers a set of tools for creating and managing an online store, processing orders and handling logistics. It also includes features for automating marketing and customer communications. It is designed to help businesses of all sizes streamline their operations and increase their online sales.
What is Sage50?
Sage 50, formerly known as Peachtree Accounting, is a commercial accounting software. Designed for small and medium-sized businesses, it offers a range of tools for managing finances, including accounting, invoicing, and inventory management. Sage 50 is available in several editions with different features and pricing plans. It is developed and distributed by Sage Group, a British software company. Sage 50 is known for being easy to use and offering a wide range of features for managing the finances of a small business.
What is Billbee?
Billbee is an ERP system that is well suited for small businesses. Based on the range of functions and the variety of interfaces, also suitable for medium-sized as well as larger companies.
What is WordPress?
WordPress is a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL, used to create websites and blogs. It is an open source platform, which means that anyone can use and modify the source code for their own purposes. WordPress is a popular choice for creating websites and blogs because it is easy to use and offers a wide range of features and plugins that can be added to expand its functionality. Many websites and blogs use WordPress as their CMS, including news sites, online stores, and personal blogs.
What is Drupal?
Drupal is a free and open source content management system (CMS) used to create and manage websites. It is written in PHP and uses a database to store its data. Drupal is highly extensible, with a large ecosystem of modules and themes that can be used to add new features and customize the look and feel of a Drupal-based website. It is used by a wide range of organizations, including governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies. Drupal is known for its flexibility and its ability to support large, complex websites.
What is Typo3?
TYPO3 is a free, open-source web content management system written in PHP. It was developed to help users create and manage websites, and is especially popular with enterprise users and developers due to its flexibility and ability to customize it to their specific needs. TYPO3's key features include support for multiple languages, a powerful and intuitive backend interface, and a number of built-in tools and extensions that can be used to add additional functionality to a website.
What is Joomla?
Joomla is a free and open source content management system (CMS) written in PHP. It is used to create and manage websites and is especially popular among small and medium-sized businesses, as well as individuals and organizations that need a user-friendly but powerful tool to create and maintain their online presence. Joomla offers a range of features and tools, including support for multiple languages, a user-friendly backend interface, and a variety of built-in extensions and plug-ins that can be used to add additional functionality to a website. Joomla is a popular alternative to other CMS platforms such as WordPress and Drupal.
What is Headless?
Headless CMS is a content management system (CMS) that allows for content creation, management, and distribution, but does not have a built-in mechanism for displaying that content on a website. Instead, the content is made available through an application programming interface (API) that allows developers to create their own front-end applications and custom user interfaces for displaying the content. This approach provides more flexibility and control over how content is displayed and used, as well as the ability to deliver content to a variety of devices and platforms.
What is Shopware?
Shopware is an e-commerce platform that provides online retailers with tools and services to build and manage their online stores. It offers a range of features, including a user-friendly storefront editor, support for multiple payment and shipping options, and integration with popular marketing and sales tools. Shopware is available in several editions, ranging from a free community edition to a professional enterprise edition. Shopware is scalable and flexible, so it can meet the needs of both small and large online businesses.
What is HubSpot?
HubSpot is a customer relationship management (CRM) platform that provides a suite of tools and services for marketing, sales, and customer service. It is designed to help businesses grow by attracting, engaging, and delighting customers. HubSpot's key features include tools for email marketing, lead generation and analytics, as well as integrations with other popular business tools. HubSpot offers both free and paid plans, depending on the needs of the business.
What is AMP?
AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) is an open-source framework designed to help websites load faster on mobile devices. It uses a subset of HTML and is optimized for speed, so pages built with AMP tend to load much faster than non-AMP pages. AMP is designed to improve the user experience on the mobile web, especially for users with slow or unreliable connections.
What is Vue.js?
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