Big Nerd Ranch, known globally for its highly effective immersive application development bootcamps and app development services, announced the successful development and execution of a mission-critical application used by U.S. Navy pilots during flights.
“This was an important client with unique challenges,” said Aaron Hillegass, Big Nerd Ranch CEO. “We believe no one else other than Big Nerd Ranch could have taken it on and succeeded like we did.”
Using their best-in-class app development and design standards, Big Nerd Ranch replaced the Navy’s outdated “kneeboard” note-taking and flight information process (operating from a literal clipboard on the pilot’s knee) with an electronic kneeboard application running on an iPad. With the launch of this project, Big Nerd Ranch provided the framework for future UI and development at the Navy.
Design of the app was a key element of this project. Big Nerd Ranch’s design team leveraged industrial design as well as UX/UI design to create an app that could easily be used by pilots seated within the cockpit of an airplane.
The team overcame several challenges:
Big Nerd Ranch took on these challenges and delivered solutions that met the client’s needs:
Established in 2001, Big Nerd Ranch specializes in client app development and expert instruction from the brightest developers and designers in the industry. Our developers and designers are also instructors, teaching immersive bootcamps that have improved the careers of thousands of developers. Our app development services have helped clients across the globe grow their businesses. We write best-selling books that guide the mobile industry, setting the standard for mobile development across a range of platforms.