"Three Rock has consulted for me in three organisations to date and has worked on many varied projects. I have found Peter Mac and his team's expertise and honesty to be refreshing in this industry."

Peter Laws, ex CIO William Angliss TAFE College and IT Manager Department of Human Services

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Three Rock - Some commonly asked questions
What development tools do you use?

Very often, this depends on our deployment platform and/or our client's environment. If we can, we'll look at open source tools and deployment options first with web or java front-ends and MySQL/Postgres databases, otherwise we'll go down the proprietary road.

From a developers's perspective, most of the time we like to use open source tools Eclipse and all the amazing plugins for our Java development effort.Otherwise, we'll use the Microsoft development suite Visual Studio.

 Some of the languages we develop in  include PHP, ASP, c#, VB, Ruby

More recently some of our developers have been using Aptana for Ruby on Rails development, it's a personal choice however.

 
So you build websites..how much will mine cost?
This all depends on the complexity of the website. There's a great deal to consider first. What do you want out of your website? If it's a couple of static pages to let the world know your business exists, we can get you up and running for less thant $2000 AUD. If you're looking for a CMS supported site including look and feel (graphic design) a budget of $4000 is advisable. Anything other than that, please give us a call.
 
Ireland/Australia, where and when?
Three Rock Ltd. was founded in Ireland in 1995 but the Irish entity was disbanded when Peter Mac moved to Australia in April 1999. Since then Three Rock has been a trading name used in Australia.
 
What's with the Three Rock Name
The Three Rock company name has it's origins in Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland. This is where the founder Peter Mac grew up and spent many years cycling up, around and down the Three Rock Mountain.