Cocula Software & Web Design

John Cocula develops websites for small and medium-sized businesses in Ireland. He also has decades of experience building all kinds of business software. Please contact him to discuss these services.

Online Pharmacy

In 2018, I developed an online pharmacy website, encountering and overcoming a number of unique characteristics for online pharmacies, including extra regulatory compliance, careful data protection requirements, and additional mechanisms for verifying legitimate commerce of non-prescription medications. […]

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Health & Beauty

I was commissioned by a small startup business to create an online shop that made it effortless to sell health and beauty products online to Irish customers.  The key elements of this project were low initial and running costs to the startup, while offering a high quality presentation, ease of use, and brand consistency. […]

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Community Listings

There is a beautiful seaside village in West Cork called Courtmacsherry. In the summertime, it might just be the nicest place to amble in all of Ireland. I was honoured to be commissioned to create a website that catalogued all there is to see and do in Courtmac (as the locals call it). Each ongoing business and community group has its own listing, and can be claimed by a stakeholder and managed and maintained over time. There is also the possibility to charge a recurring fee for the listing to remain visible. […]

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Industrial

I have built a website for an industrial customer whose business mission is to provide specialised machinery to the food production industry.  The website needed to be clear and appealing to those in need of this engineering firm’s services.  I believe that this website enhanced the professional presentation of this excellent business. […]

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Bar & Restaurant

Another bar and restaurant in West Cork knew of my previous work and commissioned me in 2016 to build a new website for them that captured the young but polished character of their establishment. A major part of this location is their delicious lunch menu. Their website is so easy to use, they update their lunch menu directly in the website nearly every single day. […]

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Chocolate Factory

It was very enjoyable to build a website that sells delicious, handmade chocolate bars over the Internet. Some aspects of the website were very typical for an e-commerce shop, but adding unique, personal touches to the site, like creating an animated tour through the process, from cocoa beans to chocolate bars, was both a lot of work and very rewarding. Let me build a unique solution for your small business! […]

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Web Portal

One of Ireland’s largest dairy co-operatives commissioned me to develop a secure web portal so that hundreds of Irish dairy farms can better understand the key performance metrics of their grass-based dairy farming operations. For the first time, a large percentage of Ireland’s dairy producers can securely access an up-to-date web portal that presents clear visualisations of their operations: Volumes of milk collected daily, monthly and annually. Percentage and weight of milk solids (butterfat, protein and lactose) in those collections. Lab tests for milk quality, including Somatic Cell Count and Total Bacteria Count. Download monthly and annual statements Year-by-year performance summaries, including value of weight of milk solids per cow and per hectare. Please contact me if you have need of modern, secure web-based data visualisations for your business partners. […]

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Nest® Thermostat Integration

I wrote a binding for the openHAB home automation bus that lets you monitor and control your Nest thermostats and smoke+CO detectors. The binding’s wiki can be found here. If you install the openHAB software on a suitable system, you can install the binding by copying a JAR file into the addons directory and editing the openhab.cfg file. I hope you like it. […]

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Agricultural Cooperatve

I have built a number of software applications and websites for a large agricultural cooperative in Ireland.  Public-facing services such as retail information, shareholder data, agricultural advisory services, and other resources have been key features for this client.  I have also built a custom web portal for dairy suppliers to monitor and analyse their milk quantity, quality and value over time with graphical analysis. […]

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