Fortify on Demand
delivers secure web applications

Fortify on Demand is one of the tools our Java developers employ
to improve the security of the custom software created by BSL.

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Bright Side Services

Agile projects | Custom software  | Innovative technology
Mobile app development | Web design & development

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AFAS software integration with BSL web site

AFAS Software is a Dutch company, started in 1996.
BSL is developing a new website that uses AFAS as a database for new job applications.

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Mobile app development

Let our talented designers and developers help you to create innovative apps for popular mobile platforms, including Android and Apple iOS.

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pagespeed and responsive design

Pagespeed & responsive design

How important is page speed and responsive design for your site? Our short blog tells you all. Let BSL help you to improve your website performance.

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Enjoy life at the Bright Side…

Are you looking for fresh challenges? Want an opportunity to grow your career? The Bright Side of Life is an innovative software company based in the Netherlands, and we are looking for new colleagues to join us.

Take a look at our openings…

At the Bright Side of Life, your software is our passion…

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Agile Project Management

SCRUM-based developments. Agile software delivery for early deployment.

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Drupal and WordPress

Custom module development for easy to use CMS systems like Drupal and WordPress.

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Software Development

25 years of experience, and dedicated engineers: a recipe for successful software.

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Custom Web Applications

We deliver 100% responsive web applications using flexible CMS technology, and Java/PHP.

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Innovative Technology

Experience, skills and innovation. Essential ingredients for advanced web applications.

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Mobile Apps (iOS/Android)

We build advanced iOS and Android mobile apps with fast access to real-time data services.

We’re passionate about software development. We demonstrate that passion – and our skills – by delivering software on-time and on-budget. Time after time. Our project portfolio illustrates just some of our successes. You’ll recognize some well-known companies among our clients. These projects show how we transform ideas and requirements into unique and secure (web) applications offering ease-of-use, and a maximum value Interested? Get in touch, and we’ll demonstrate what the Bright Side of Life can do for you!

The Bright Side of Software Development

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Our design teams take care to understand your goals. Together we will transform your ideas into a reliable and cost-effective solution that is designed to evolve and grow as your needs change. 

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From fixed price/fixed date projects, to agile developments. Our project managers will guide you. Ready to respond to any challenges. Finding solutions and adding additional resources as required.

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Quality Assurance

Quality assurance and usability testing play a key role. We use TMAP-next techniques to establish a well-structured test process  – a vital (if often overlooked) part of software development and acceptance.

Bright Side of Life - Support and SLAs


Software development doesn’t end with delivery. We offer a range of long-term software support contracts and SLAs. These can be fine-tuned to meet your needs, including 24 hours, seven days per week availability.

The success of our clients is crucial to the Bright Side of Software. So we create custom software solutions in close partnership with our clients. We aim to build long-term relationships – supporting and further developing applications as client needs change over time.

Martyn Simpson

Director, Bright Side of Life

Under the inspiring company name “Bright Side of Life”, Martyn Simpson has created a team of magicians with expertise in software development and knowledge management.

J. J

Channel Manager / Sr. Project Manager, Corporate Client

Over many years working together with the Bright Side of Life as my business partner, they have proven time after time that they deliver high quality software and services, on time and within budget.

Jan Dunnink

Former director/owner , DataExpert B.V., Veenendaal

You’re in good company…

Major banks like ABN AMRO and ING, as well as publishers, PwC, the National Library of the Netherlands, and NBD Biblion are amongst our clients. And a growing number of SMB businesses have joined them in recent months. Do you have an idea for new innovative software for your company? A web application or mobile app? Our skilled developers can help. Just fill in the form – no strings attached – and we’ll do the rest.

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