What cFront do for Tigerlily Childcare
cFront started off doing development work to add functionality
and repair some issues with the existing Tigerlily system. We have
since helped migrate the system to a new server and have undertaken
extensive development work to add functionality and improve the web
We have added administration functions to allow Tigerlily to
change aspects of the system that previously required developer
time, and provided XML feeds of vacancy data to third party job
Our work has also included improving the site's SEO, including
sIFR and links to the social networking sites Facebook®
that are automatically updated from site content.
The existing site was a legacy ASP site written in VBScript with
a SQL Server database. In order to avoid an expensive complete
rewrite we fixed the outstanding bugs with the existing system and
created new functionality, still using ASP, but with JScript as the
scripting language, that would easily run alongside the existing
system - and that could also be included in legacy code as an
incremental improvement process.
We also wrote some ASP.NET modules for functionality that could
not be easily reproduced in ASP.
The site uses simple server-to-server web services to talk to
postcode geocoding services, and also to pick up data from other
About Tigerlily Childcare
Tigerlily Childcare is one of the UK's leading Nanny, Nursery
and Maternity Recruitment Agencies, providing Nannies and Maternity
Nurses to families and all levels of Nursery staff to Day Nurseries
across the UK.