Rails Development Directory



I'm Francesco Canessa, and makevoid is my software development company.

We strongly believe in technology and web applications potential power, we deeply love Ruby and we can realize iPhone and iPad apps.

Favourite technologies: Rails 3, DataMapper, Haml, JQuery, Rspec, Webrat, JRuby and MacRuby.


Firenze, Italy

Number of Employees



  • Web/Visual/Interface Design
  • API Integration/Development
  • Training/Coaching/Mentoring
  • Code Review/Audits
  • User Experience/Usability
  • Search Engine Marketing/Optimization
  • Flash/Interactive Design
  • Mobile/iPhone Development


Pietro Porcinai

Website and custom tailored content management system powered by Rails 3.
It also features an entire zoomable large scale images database, protected and managed by an authentication/authorization system.

Previous version were realized in PHP (2001) then Merb (2008).
The project is still in progess.

Project completed in 2010

SkiCams is a database of italian ski webcams and can be easily accessed on the free iPhone application.
It also provides a read API access: http://api.skicams.it

Project completed in 2009