The following online products have been either designed and built or enhanced by Volkside. Our products leverage best-of-class open source projects and components.

For more information on any of these products please contact us.

Naview – Create easier navigations through prototyping and testing

Naview helps you to design and build navigation prototypes quickly and test the usability of your navigation with users. It is made specifically for user experience and information architects, business analysts and web designers who design large website structures. You can access Naview here or read our announcement on the beta version. screenshot

Wirify – The web as wireframes

Wirify is a bookmarklet that lets you turn any web page into a wireframe in one click. It’s free, easy and fun to use so go to and get Wirify now.

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Kilter – Project management and collaboration for remote teams

Kilter is an online project management and collaboration application for remote teams. You can organise, run and monitor your project by creating tasks that are easy to assign, track and add to by all team members. Kilter is based on Redmine, a powerful open source issue tracking application similar to Trac.

We run our projects using Kilter and use it to work together with our clients. Kilter is not publicly available at this time but please get in touch for more information.

Volkside Kilter screenshot

Tweetpond – Ambient visualisation of Twitter

Tweetpond is an ambient visualisation that gives you an unobtrusive “feel” of the latest Twitter updates on a particular topic by replacing a textual list of tweets with a graphical view. By looking at the screen you can instantly tell the frequency of conversation, and new tweets are loaded automatically.

You can access Tweetpond here or read our introductory blog post.

Tweetpond screenshot

Spiritedd – Inspiring drives for spirited drivers

Spiritedd lets you share your driving routes with fellow spirited drivers. Find, rank and discuss inspiring drives and exciting cruise destinations in your area.

In web terms Spiritedd is a Google Maps mash-up for user-created content merged with a social network.

You can access Spiritedd here or read our introductory blog post.

Note: The Spiritedd service has been discontinued as of August 2010.

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Other projects

Infomaki is open source usability software created by NYPL’s Digital Experience Group. It is a tool for getting quick feedback from real users on how easy your website is to use and helps you conduct lightweight usability testing online.

We have created a customised version of Infomaki for use in our projects. It is not publicly available at this time, however read our blog post on how to test your screen designs with Infomaki and get in touch:

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This page last updated on 10 Mar 2011

  • Volkside products

    • Naview helps you create easier navigations through prototyping and testing
    • Wirify is a bookmarklet that lets you turn any web page into a wireframe in one click
    • Tweetpond is an underwater-themed ambient visualisation of Twitter
    • More …