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Introducing Playa Education, Learn to Code with Playa

We are proud to introduce Playa Education, an initiative to support technical education by providing free access to Playa Computing Resources for learning purposes. Although being a small start-up, Playa has been employing interns and giving out free resources to students over the past few yea...

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Job Posting 2017 Full Time Web Developer

Intro Join our young and dynamic team based in Hong Kong. Playa is a start-up specializing web and app solutions for clients across different sectors. To be eligible for this internship you must be a currently enrolled Hong Kong student who is graduating in the next 1-2 years with a bachelor’s o...

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Job Posting 2017 Fall

Intro Join our young and dynamic team based in Hong Kong. Playa is a start-up specializing web and app solutions for clients across different sectors. To be eligible for this internship you must be a currently enrolled Hong Kong student who is graduating in the next 1-2 years with a bachelor’s o...

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Outline your project with jam-packed contact page

Playa has been dedicated to provide affordable and user-oriented solutions to public, business and organisations. One of the challenge these project owners faced, is to conceptualise their ideas. Many people have scattered ideas or abstract imaginations about what they want to achieve. Even w...

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Joni: Recap from Summer Internship

[container][/container] It has been an amazing experience interning at Playa this summer. I am a Computer Science major at UC Berkeley. Coming back to Hong Kong for the summer, I was lucky enough to find an internship at Playa. Playa is a start-up that specialises in website and mobile applicati...

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Our hybrid app got featured on App Store!

Water For Free 撲水 is one of the projects we have been working throughout 2017. It is a water dispenser map, collecting water fountains information in Hong Kong, aiming to help the public to refill their water bottles while on the go. What It Does? Locate the nearest water fountains, path-...

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Dreamcatcher 100K Highlights

Playa has shot and produced highlight video for HKU Dreamcatcher 100K Final Pitch on Apr 2. 20 teams of final contestants pitched their entrepreneurial project for 100K funding to kickstart their business. Check it out!  

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Job Posting 2017 Spring

Summer Intern Join our young and dynamic team based in Hong Kong. Playa is a start-up specializing web and app solutions for clients across different sectors. As a Summer Intern, your responsibilities will include but not limit to: - Everything (seriously) - Assist the team to deliver projects f...

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Why you should always use HTTPS

Recently Chrome’s security team announced that the browser will start marking websites that use insecure HTTP connections to transmit passwords and credit card data as insecure, beginning in January 2017 (Chrome 56) in order to help users to browse the web safely. HTTPS helps prevent i...

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A New Home Once Again

Everything is packed, and we got a new home! Over the past few months, we have been busy searching for a new office and renovating our new. Chai Wan is great but it's time to move forward, to a bigger working space. We have settled in Kwun Tong this week. Look, there are open working spaces now! ...

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HeForShe Idea-thon

Dialogues on Gender Equality The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is the first world university pledged to HeForShe Initiative, a United Nations Women campaign. In 2016 Summer, We have taken part in making a highlight videos for HeforShe “idea-thon”, a two-day event with keynote address, panel talks...

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Leveraging Spot Instances with Spotinst and Rancher

At Playa, we have dockerized all of our services (Yes, it means that all of our client websites are now Docker Images). We use Rancher as our docker orchestration platform, where servers from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and some self-hosted bare metal servers formed a cluster of docker ...

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Playa joins Microsoft BizSpark

Playa is a start-up company based in Hong Kong. We create bespoke experiences across wide range of industries and are dedicated to offer seamless and effortless solutions to ease your job. We announces that we join BizSpark, a Microsoft program. BizSpark is Microsoft’s program of software and se...

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Docker Series 1 - Dockerize our hosting environment

Here at Playa, we love Docker. Docker allows us to deploy apps quickly and easily across a cluster of our cloud servers. Here's a little tutorial explaining how we dockerize our hosting environment. A checklist of what we gonna do: -Nginx as web server -Nginx pagespeed module -PHP5 FPM Some say...

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A New Home

Everything is packed, and we got a new home! Over the past few months, we have been busy searching for a new office. Cyberport is great but it's time to move forward. We have settled in Chai Wan this week. Look, there are windows! Our new address is Rm 308, Flat A&B, Prince Factory Bldg., 5 S...

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Join Us at Cyberport Career Fair 2016

Playa is joining Cyberport Career Fair 2016 this year and we’re looking for a one-year Software Developer Internship (Web / Mobile). Tertiary institutes/university students majoring in IT, business and design will be greeted with plenty of opportunities to work in startups. Check out our booth a...

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Vote for Charles Mok Office in Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme

We have collaborated with LegCo Councilor Charles Mok Office revamping his website last year. They are nominated for Most Favourite Website in Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme, organised by Office of the Government Chief Information Officer. Head to the voting site and vote for charlesmok.hk!

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Hello! Meet Playa's New Brand

We are stoked to launch our new website. The new site features a fern green overhaul and a new logo design. Not only do they align with design trend, but also offer a refreshing web experience to our customers. Check out our new brand guideline offered by Frontify...

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Happy Chinese Year

Happy Chinese New Year! One year has passed and the year of monkey has arrived. The new year is going to be exciting as multiple projects are launching.

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