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Cowabunga’s Playground

Cowabunga’s is a kid’s playground where fun is the ultimate goal. Their facility is a bouncy-house lover’s dream! Started back in 2011, they quickly outgrew the Google Calendar-based booking system they were using. I started work for Matt in March of 2012, and over the course of several months I developed a custom booking system that completely automated the availability checking, booking, and payment processes on both the customer and staff side. The system currently handles hundreds of events per month, and has saved thousands of hours for Cowabunga’s staff in the 5+ years it has been online.

Since building the booking system, my work for them has continued with a new fully responsive website based on Bootstrap, launched in 2016. Further development has included a gift card system, membership system, marketing email system, and several other internal reporting tools for staff use. Everything was built in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP on a CentOS/cPanel server with HTTPS. External APIs used include SendGrid and Mandrill for email, Authorize.net for credit card processing, Google Maps for displaying store locations and customer heatmap generation, and Google Drive for database backups.

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    Cowabunga’s Playground

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    La Reine Bridal

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    MTS Customs

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    California Burritos

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