Why you should be developing software in Uruguay

Convenient time zone

Uruguay has a convenient time zone (GMT-3) to work with US and canadian market, every LATAM country and some european countries as Spain and UK; from GMT-8 to GMT+2.

Qualified people and occidental culture

Uruguayan universities have a lot of students in software related careers and all of them have job opportunities. Also we have a culture very similar to US and Europe.

Competitive rates

Resources and facilities are much lower than in other countries, although we are not as cheap as other countries (e.g. India, Philippines) due to many reasons.

Above the average communication capabilities

Uruguay has the best internet connection in Latin America (16,69 Mbps average) and it’s above the world average. Also, we have very good level of english, french and portuguese.

Other facts

700 IT companies currently operating and exporting to 52 different markets. Also one of the latest Harvard University studies has identified Uruguay as one of the most advanced software development centers in Latin America. read more...


Web & Mobile App Development Boutique

We are a highly responsive team of expert developers
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We excel at Ruby on Rails, React, React Native, Node.js and AngularJS

What we do

Startup companion

From concept generation to implementation with real customers. We contribute with creativity and experience to bring your ideas to fruition.

Bring your idea; we put our two cents in to build an MVP and together test the viability of your business!

Web development

We build easy-to-use web applications for your business.

Ruby on Rails allows us to do it efficiently, safely and quickly using agile principles and best practices.

Work with us ... we make the difference.

Mobile applications

For everyone to know and access your business you must have a mobile application. We can build it with a lower cost option to test the market.

Update your business by offering mobile solutions; your customers will thank you!


Extend the life of your software to make it work better. If you don't want to start a development from scratch, we have great people with extended experience in various domains, old and new technologies.

Do not let your software expire, contact us.

What people say

VAIRIX team shows incredible discipline, enthusiasm, and commitment, being keen to not just deliver what is asked for, but what is really needed. Their focus on writing solid and maintainable code and the team commitment are their best strength.

Scott Wallace, Jefe de Tecnología (CTO) de You+Media about Fuzzrocket

The team is particularly sensitive to the needs of customers. They understood exactly what was the problem to be solved and they developed a technically flawless solution, a very clean code, in an extremely short time. Highly recommend them.

Estafanía Lasalle & Cecilia Ulfe, Co-Directors about MOD

We proposed to them a series of developments for a very specific niche, requiring R&D over new technologies, and they have successfully done it. I think they are ideal for disruptive projects, research and quick production delivery.

David Lastra, Territorio Creativo IT Expert about Discourse plugins

They have solid tech+business knowledge and easily understood our needs. The result fulfilled our expectation and surely I would work with them again in the future!

Manuel Martínez, CEO about eAposta

Throughout the whole development process they have demonstrated excellence. The migration of a 15 years old system was a real success and gave calm to my company. They have become a valued member of our team in this sector.

Dr. Bernardo Nuchowich about Management of radiological practice
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What we've done


Fuzzrocket is a social network focused on musicians, composers, singers and dancers, where they can get unprecedented exposure to fans. The platform allows them to present their music, play original songs and find perfect musical partners. It also lets them show the world what they can do through live performances, plus all the basic features of a social network. This platform was developed with Ruby on Rails 4.

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Sellin.uy is a web application which provides a brokerage service in products selling, acting as a commercial opportunities builder. Through a dynamic and adaptable platform with comptitive transaction costs, the client tries to maximize their sales.


MOD (Muebles Online de Diseño), is a venture that enables users to buy custom furniture. According to the cabinet, you can change measures, color, finishes and then make the purchase of that line with consumer needs exclusive furniture.

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Development of CommunityScore, a real state website aimed at providing information about apartments from multiple sources. Mostly front-end development, it makes intensive use of Google Maps & Places API, as well as doing some scrapping over other sources. For data display it uses several charts showing different representations of the gathered information.


Assessment Tool to measure the maturity level of high-impact entrepreneurships. This information system is used by different roles as entrepreneurs, mentors, universities, investors and government entities. The rationale of the software relies on a series of models created by researchers (PhDs) who are specialists in the entrepreneurship field.

Discourse plugins

Discourse is an open source Internet forum software application founded in 2013 by Jeff Atwood, Robin Ward, and Sam Saffron. Our client asked us to develop several plugins to let users embed Google Calendars and Google Spreadsheets in a post, add any HTML snippet as a sidebar and export user statistics. This last one was merged into the Discourse core.

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eAposta is a web platform for managing online lotteries. With the platform you can play different state-owned games like "Primitive", "Predictor", "Eurojackpot", etc. It also has an online payment gateway with credit card. This platform was developed with Ruby on Rails 3. In addition, there is a widget that can be placed inside any other web portal to provide lottery services online, which is done effortlessly by the third party developer.

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RettaLibros is an online platform designed for said bookstore which consists of two parts, one administrative and the other for online sales. Within the management of the company, the user can keep track of all sales, purchases, stock, orders, customers, profiles, offers, contracts, etc. Moreover, end users can access book catalogs, check their stock, see relevant material information, place orders, pay online, create and save lists materials to share with other users, etc. This platform was developed Ruby on Rails.


TLI is a web application system aimed at managing a purchase-delivery workflow. It handles the whole workflow, starting with the client doing the purchase and ending with the package being delivered. Its main goal is to keep continuous track of the package (where it is, in which city, truck, container, etc.) and show this information to the customer. For that reason we had to handle trip's bookings, services, drivers, carriers, shipping companies and more. The development was focused on the usability and maintainability of the system. It was developed with Ruby on Rails, jQuery, Formtastic, Cucumber and Rspec.


This is a portal designed for the Panama government which manages citizenship applications. But it's more than a simple portal because it has a dynamic form rendering mechanism. The system uses templates generated by FCDesigner and documents as data to render the application forms. Also, those forms are filled with some data gathered from REST services and documental databases. It was developed with Ruby on Rails, jQuery, Formtastic, PaperClip, Savon and CouchRestModel.


For FCPortal we needed to develop a Module to manage accounts of millions of people. The created accounts lets people access to a distributed system and, also, get access to external processes management and its setup. The system was based on REST services and was the accessibility core for government applications. This developed using Ruby on Rails, Devise, CanCan, jQuery, CouchDb and OmniAuth.


FCDesigner is a very complex platform to create application forms using templates or reusable parts of them. This let the user create a lot of applications forms reusing small parts with their own structure, texts and validations with the all the complexity you can imagine. It's an excellent example about how to use ruby meta programming. We used Ruby on Rails, jQuery, MetaSearch and specially lot of thinking :)

Management of radiological practice

Management of radiological practice has all the needed features to perform the management of a clinic. It's allow to store patient's information and give them their exam results in a digital way. The big challenge of this project were the replacement of a very old system which was used for this purpose before. The usability was a must to keep the culture of the organization. Was developed with Ruby on Rails and the gems Devise, CanCan, ThinkingSphinx, WickedPdf and SpreadSheet.

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The customer needed a complete distributed system to manage different Medical Clinics in many places. The project started with a small web app to manage patients, treatments and schedule appointments. While the customer needs started growing, it became a complete medical control system. Now it handles medical histories, patient's billing, several kind of reports, graphic human model with the treatments done over a patient, and more. It was developed with Ruby on Rails, jQuery, RufusScheduler, Capistrano and Mysql.


PLNyze is a tool for building Personal Learning Networks (PLNs). Is a microblogging tool to collect and store small pieces of knowledge (called cards) inside a topic folder. Also it let you share and favorite other users contributions and even edit those cards to make improvements. PLNyze was created specifically for build PNLs. It is not a general tool like Twitter or Facebook that could be adapted to build a sort of PLN.
See product booklet (eng) (spa) and slides (spa).


E-Suscript is a web app that manages subscriptions to newspapers or magazines and handles their distribution to customers. The main goal of this system is to be able to control and monitor the delivery process to valid subscriptors. To accomplish this, we had to take control of billing and present delivery reports. This was developed with Ruby on Rails, jQuery and ActiveScaffold.


PublicaJobs is a website where users can publish & search job opportunities for free. Job searchers can upload their resumes (after been authenticated) and apply to any published job opportunity. Companies can publish their job vacancies directly without any registration process. The website was developed with Ruby on Rails 4 using a responsive design.


Aprende is a tool to support teachers in their educational activities. The system let teachers build their own questionnaires (without technical knowledge) adding to them any complimentary information. Every student registered in Aprende will be able to answer the questionnaires according to their level and institute, pausing the process and resuming it later if they want.
See booklet (spa).


WomanPlus is a professional networking site for entrepreneurial women. Women who are signed up could manage events, send notifications, create groups of interest and specially share her ideas and project to get advices about them. We used Ruby on Rails, jQuery, ThinkingSphinx, Devise, Cucumber, Rspec, CanCan and PaperClip.

Spree e-commerce project 1

Enhancements and new features of an e-commerce website where users can buy custom products, adapting them to their specific needs. We worked on the e-commerce functionality, using and adapting the Spree gem to fulfill the backend/frontend client needs. Also we developed features around the visualization of the products to buy and the process itself. This website was done using Rails 4 and Spree.

Electronic signature project

Development of several functionalities of a electronic signature product used in many countries by governments and companies. The application is splitted in two big modules: the frontend (where users sign their documents) implemented in AngularJS and the API that process the documents. The enhancements done over the product involves working with doc, docx, odt and pdf formats, upload files to Amazon S3 buckets, pdf "on-the-fly" generation, "split" and "join" operations, html document edition and new service payment system.


Evalua is a tool to support business training programs. Is a response to the need to develop questionnaires to strengthen the knowledge of employees or evaluate the knowledge gained. The use of technology seeks to optimize the time that the instructor should be devoted to this task and in turn serves as a tool to determine how effective the training was.
See slides (spa) and booklet (spa).

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Our principal clients

Territorio Creativo

How we work

  • Work blocks of about two weeks.
  • At the beginning of the block, the team estimates and prioritizes client needs.
  • Each day the team holds a brief meeting (5 minutes) to communicate what they are working on and solve daily issues.
  • Near the end of the work block, the team delivers a version of the product that meets the customer needs agreed on with them for that block.
  • At the end of the block, the team delivers a version of the product that meets the customer needs agreed with them for that block.
  • The new version is reviewed with the client, who will test that the system behaves according to their expectations.
  • Before starting the cycle again, the team holds a retrospective meeting to discuss what went well and how the workflow can be improved.

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DireccionArismendi 1420 Of. 102 Telefono(+598) 2409 15 66 Mailinfo@vairix.com

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