RatePoint Case Study
Project: RatePoint Toolbar
Services Provided: Toolbar Creation, Browser Product Branding
RatePoint had a problem. They previously had another developer to make them a toolbar that would allow their users to connect ratings to websites. Unfortunately, their current toolbar design was stuck in the Web 0.5 age with outdated methods like iframes to display ratings. These methods caused RatePoint's bandwidth to skyrocket as the toolbar was also updating the rating every 0.7th of a second. The toolbar caused users to dislike even the best of features, the gabLets, due to amount of bugs that surrounded it.
GameSpotting! Networks was called in to bring life into their toolbar and provide better functionality, but most importantly: fix their toolbar.
We quickly brought their toolbar into Web 2.0 with a complete recoding. Within a week, we added new user settings and more features to the toolbar, while drastically improving and removing code that wasn't needed.
It's called the:
"The RatePoint [Toolbar] extension is a must have for existing RatePoint users."
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