consultancy and e-media publishing tools and services

  • Based in Cumbria, England UK, phdcc creates custom mobile apps, runs professional web sites and sells e-media publishing software.
  • We have years of experience of supporting and running volume web sites, particularly Drupal and DNN-based solutions.
  • We make custom mobile apps for phones and tablets for Android, iOS and Amazon devices.
  • We sell e-media publishing tools and services for CD, DVD, USB-device and web developers.
  • The company has a strong consultancy and custom programming background in software, hardware and system design for PCs and other hardware.
  • phdcc's tools support a range of platforms using Windows and Java technology.
  • Our skills include:
    • Ajax
    • ASP
    • ASP.NET
    • Bootstrap
    • C
    • C++
    • C#
    • CiviCRM
    • Cordova
    • Drupal
    • Facebook
    • Java
    • JavaScript
    • jQuery
    • MSSQL server
    • MySQL
    • PHP
    • VBscript

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  • Ask about our mobile app, web site and software development services
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If something's not right or could be improved, let us know. Many of the best ideas come from customer suggestions.

Within UK: 01931713196
Elsewhere: +44 1931713196
PHD Computer Consultants Ltd
Lake View
Bampton, Penrith
Cumbria CA10 2QU
United Kingdom
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phdcc clients for its software and services include:

  • Accenture, South Korea
  • Accufix SA, France
  • ANSYS, Inc., USA
  • Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd
  • BBC Technology, UK
  • British Academy of Management, UK
  • Capgemini Financial Services Hong Kong Limited
  • Carlisle Eden Mind
  • Central Manchester Healthcare NHS Trust, a UK hospital
  • Centre International de Recherche sur le Cancer,France
  • Cisco Systems, USA
  • Continental Airlines, USA
  • Cybernet Systems Co.,Ltd., Japan
  • Daimler Chrysler, Germany
  • Ecological Society of America, USA
  • Education Queensland, Australia
  • Elsevier Inc, USA
  • Employment Security Department, State of Washington, USA
  • E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., USA
  • European Patent Office, Austria
  • European Investment Bank, Luxembourg
  • Freegle Ltd, UK
  • Hestia Managed Services Ltd, UK
  • Hewlett Packard, USA
  • Instituto Latinoamericano de la Comunicación Educativa, Mexico
  • Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium
  • International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury, Switzerland
  • Interpol, France
  • Kongsberg AS, Norway
  • Lucent Technologies, USA
  • Merten Gibbon Associates Ltd, a UK advertising agency
  • Ministry of Transportation, Canada
  • Motorola, USA
  • Network Services Agency, a subsidiary of British Telecom, UK
  • Omega Engineering, Inc, USA
  • Organization of American States, USA
  • Oxfam, UK
  • Penrith Co-operative Society Ltd, UK
  • People First Cumbria
  • regs4ships Limited, UK
  • Saab Aerotech, Sweden
  • Schlumberger, UK
  • Software AG, Germany
  • STMicroelectronics S.A., France
  • Telectronics Pacing Systems, Australia, USA, France and UK
  • The Patent Office, UK
  • United Nations, Office of Legal Affairs, USA
  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico
  • Universität Hamburg, Germany
  • Western Gas Resources, Inc., USA
  • World Bank, USA


phdcc directors Chris Cant and John Cant hail from Edinburgh, Scotland.

Chris Cant

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Chris Cant

Chris studied Electronic Engineering at Cambridge University and has worked in the UK software industry since 1982.  He is currently expert in Drupal, WordPress, CiviCRM and DNN programming, Cordova, ASP.NET C#, PHP, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Google APIs, MySQL and SQL Server with a strong background in Windows desktop applications. He provides sound project technical leadership and excellent product support and documentation skills.

Here's what Chris has to say on his developer blog and on twitter, and connect with him on LinkedIn. Chris wrote the book Writing Windows WDM Device Drivers in 1999 - a best-seller for the publisher, translated into 3 languages.

John Cant

John Cant

John studied theoretical physics at St. Andrews University and UCLA. John claims to have written the first mouse driver for Unix, has worked as a consultant for Telectronics Pacing Systems in Australia, Europe and the USA and was instrumental in implementing British Telecom's electronic mail and conferencing system for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

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