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Elbow Room Studios

Full Stack Mobile Software Development

Full Stack Mobile Software Development

Leverage our expertise to build your mobile and web apps.

Mobile iOS Apps

We design and build apps to be experienced and enjoyed. We work with companies who value the relationship to their customers and cannot be absent in this technical revolution.

Web Apps

If you know what you want, we will build it. If you don't know what you want, let us guide you through the Elbow Room Discovery Strategy - our 12-part process to produce important, useful and worthwhile outcomes for your business.

Rescue Jobs

Let us complete your iPhone, iPad, or Ruby on Rails project so that you can get on with business in stead of closely managing the details yourself. We are business professionals as well as developers and will hold your business concerns as we fulfill your project.

Purposeful Designs

Our focused approach to producing websites and mobile apps with a purpose starts with our 12-part strategy to learn about your business. Combined with the talents of our experts, we produce websites and mobile applications that enable you to grow your business.

Our Strategy

Here is an overview of how we approach each new project.


  • Client interview
  • Agree on purposes
  • Identify technologies


  • Build wireframe
  • Gather feedback
  • Code development


  • Stage prototype
  • Launch production
  • Quarterly updates


  • Post launch analysis
  • Future possibilities

Our Work

Examples of our work which represent our design and development capabilities.


What makes a good Internet API?

March 15, 2017 at 8:03 PM

Before I get into a what makes a good Internet API, I want to be clear on what good means to me in this context. An API is, by definition, […]

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Zero to Multitenant in 15 Minutes – A Rails Walkthrough

November 17, 2015 at 8:11 AM

In this walk-thru, I will show you how to use rails and apartment to create a multitenant app that uses the domain name to determine which tenant to present with […]

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Should I hire a Dev Shop or In-House Developer

August 04, 2015 at 5:08 PM

Reasons to Use a Dev Shop Instead of In House DevelopersGenerally there are two opinions about outsourcing and hiring a freelance developer or a development shop to do the technical side of the project. Most of the companies or individuals […]

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Innovation is Power

June 24, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Every year in June, Apple announces and demonstrates innovations of all four fundamental forms on their platform. In addition, hundreds of thousands of developers exploit those change all year and […]

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What’s Your Story?

June 20, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Your moods are important and can be the difference between success and failure. How do you take care of them? Or do you find that you are gripped by your moods […]

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One Grape API

June 07, 2014 at 11:06 PM

In this walk-thru, we will create a versioned API that includes parameter validation, json and XML data, automatically generated documentation with very little code. You will see that adding additional APIs is quite easy – you get to focus on the code that is unique, not a lot of boiler plate stuff.

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Over40 Featured by The Gadget Professor

March 13, 2014 at 5:03 AM

Watch as I am interviewed by The Gadget Professor and discuss Over40 and other mobile apps. In addition to discussing our apps, in this episode, The Gadget Professor has some […]

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Over40 makes AlphaDigits top rated mobile apps list!

November 14, 2013 at 5:11 AM

AlphaDigits names top rated mobile apps every month based on the reviews published in the website during the particular month. Over40 just made that list. Over 40 (4.8/5): Over 40 […]

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20/20 for the Over 40 Eyes – AZ Tech Beat

July 09, 2013 at 5:07 AM

One mobile app aims to help those who need a little extra help reading small text: Over 40. The application combines a magnifier and flashlight to assist those who have […]

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Contact Us

Please tell us about your next project and we will let you know what we can do to help you.