.Net Reference: Frontiers




Frontiers is an open-access publisher of scholarly articles. PIT Solutions has developed a Web portal for the same.


Frontiers is a pioneering approach to the world of academia, radically improving the way scholarly research is managed. The Frontiers vision is a digital marketplace where equal opportunities to seek, share and generate knowledge are offered. To achieve this, the Frontiers platform provides instant open access to all of its publications through the Frontiers Journal Series and the Frontiers Community.

Frontiers is a community-rooted publishing approach has attracted over 200’000 researchers as authors and editors. By taking publishing entirely online, Frontiers drive innovation and develop new technologies to make peer review more efficient and transparent, provide impact metrics for articles and researchers, merge open access publishing with a research network platform to catalyse research dissemination and we popularize research to the public, including children. Founded by scientists in 2007, Frontiers is one of the 5 largest open-access publishers and has received the ALPSP Gold Award for Innovation in Publishing in 2014.

PIT Solutions India .NET team worked together with Frontiers product team in Lausanne over the last many years constantly improving the platform with various functionalities thereby keeping the whole project at the cutting edge of latest web technologies. Currently, more than 41,000 scientific articles from various branches of research are published over Frontiers and there are around 100,000 active editors in more than 140 countries collaborating with Frontiers. Frontiers also offers a social networking feature for registered researchers.

PIT Solutions was from the beginning of the development partners of this exciting major project. Our team has risen continuously from four developers to more than 60 dedicated team members!


It has been an amazing journey together.Thanks for entire PITS team–Dr. Kamila Markram, CEO, Frontiers Media SA. 

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  • Client name  - Frontiers Media SA
  • Design done by PITS - Yes,Partially
  • Industry – Publishing
  • Data Storage

    • SQL Server 2008 and 2012
    • Mongo DB
    • Elastic search

  • Content Data Storage

    • Sharepoint WSS3.0
    • Windows Azure
    • CDN

  • Testing Tools

    • Selenium
    • JMeter

  • Version Control

    • Microsoft TFS 2012

  • Visual Studio 2013 IDE with ASP .NET MVC 5
  • Web API2 with ODATA
  • WCF services
  • HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, JavaScript, J-Query, Angular JS, Knockout.js
  • Ajax
  • Rabbit MQ
  • SignalR
  • Search Server Express
  • Sharepoint workflows
  • Caching

    • Redis
    • MemCache

  • URL : www.frontiersin.org

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