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Rational Boxes are experienced developers in the United States providing beautiful, robust and maintainable software solutions. We provide custom development services to design and marketing agencies to WOW your clients and end users.

Collaboration is at the heart of Rational Boxes. Collaboration is at the core of Rational Boxes technology and the guiding philosophy of our people.

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Integration

Integration with a vast array of data sources and APIs from the Cloud and local applications.

Timely delivery

Detailed estimates and well planned development schedules for smooth design, development and deployments.

Insightful analysis

We will conduct a careful analysis of the project before the first line of code is written to be sure that it meets your needs and expectations.

Who we have worked with

World class organizations and companies that we have helped to succeed.

World Trade Center, Portland Oregon
EcoREAL Solutions
Memorial Slone Kettering Hospitals
Portland Development Commission
Lane County Dental Society
NAMA

"James Hickman at [Rational Boxes] provided excellent service and support to the dental society in the construction and deployment of our website. He was able to quickly respond to troubleshooting issues and was most helpful in guiding us through the design process. His efforts resulted in the development of a state of the art website for managing our organization's communications and programming administration."

- Mark Portman, Executive Director, Lane County Dental Society

"James Hickman with [Rational Boxes] is the most talented software engineer and overall innovativeĀ problemĀ solver we have ever worked with. He goes beyond conventional software engineering to invent new custom solutions that helped us build our own Green Building IntegrativeĀ Management platform in record time, and with a restricted budget. He responded to client demands quickly, and was always able to meet their requests. His overall positive proactive attitude makes him a pleasure to work with, and a rare commodity for any team!"

- Summer Gorder-Fowler owner of EcoReal

Case studies

Nama

Nama is the creator of a very popular juicing appliance with a strong health and wellness narrative. The original store was hosted on the Shopify platform but lacked features to engage customers post sale or provide adequate customer support.

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WTC dashboard kiosk

Interactive tenant directory, featured articles and additional useful information available on a multiple screen built in touch display array.

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GBIM: Green Building Integrated Management

Green Building Integrated Management. Custom application to manage tracking data about materials used in a construction project needed to achieve the LEED Green Building Certification.

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Report dashboard for VolCafe

Reporting application for exploring demographic, environmental and financial metrics about coffee growers around the world.

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Industry standard technologies

Our strength is Development and Integrations with established technologies. Let Rational Boxes expertise help choose the best solutions to reach your goals.

  • Shopify optimization and custom Apps.
  • PHP and frameworks including Larave and Symphony.
  • CMS platforms including Wordpress, Drupal and GravCMS.
  • JavaScript and frameworks including Node.js, Vue.js, React.
  • Python Django and Flask.

Let's get started today!

Let us know about your project and we will promptly start the process of analyzing your needs and composing a comprehensive proposal.