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Couchsurfing | Case Study | Svitla Systems





Web, QA




Ruby, RubyonRails, jQuery, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL

Project type



Couchsurfing is a global community of 10 million people in more than 200 000 cities, who share their lives, their world and their journeys. Couchsurfing connects travelers with a global network of people making travelling a truly social experience.

Business needs:

Redesign an existing website to match modern UX trends.

Simplify user interactions.

Improve user experience.

Suggested solutions from Svitla:

Proactive dedicated team that suggests and implements cutting-edge UX.

New features were implemented in an iterative approach.

Rspec for Behavior-driven development to simplify the process of managing changes. 


Ruby, Ruby on Rails

JQuery, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript

Restful API, RSpec, JSON


Value delivered

A fully updated and improved solution, with a new set of features, comfortable and effective search, trustworthy information and cutting-edge UX/UI.
Close collaboration with the development team.
Smooth and fast development process with an in-house quality control from Svitla’s Project Manager, who knows the solution and provides full technical support for the project.

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