Two Ruby Freelancers, NYC location preferred

Ruby Developer for Readability Project ReadFeed is working on a content aggregation engine with built-in curation algorithm. We are focused on longer-form content rather than RSS specifically, with an older and more sophisticated audience focus (i.e. Economist or NY Times readers). ReadFeed is RSS-Evolved or Reddit/Slashdot+Instapaper specializing in long form content.

Looking for Ruby developer to work primarily on content parsing library. Focus on parser speed and reliability. Developer will be taking an existing Ruby Readability (http://github.com/iterationlabs/ ruby-readability) parser and upgrade to increase speed and improve results for parser with thousands of sites. Developer will also creating a testing system to help measure the quality, speed and durability of library.

Project should last a month with weekly sprints and check-ins. Project to begin immediately. Those applying should have experience including: Ruby (1 year) Basic RegEx HTML (3+ Years) (Design or conversion) Nokogiri/XPaths/CSS Basic Statistics

Nice to Haves Git/Github In-Depth knowledge of Javascript

Please respond to jobs@readfeed.com with the following: Short Introduction (No Cover Letter Necessary) At least 3 links to projects you have worked on yourself, with details on what aspects of the sites and/or back-end you completed. Prior to hiring, we will request references for each of your listed projects. Resume not required but helpful

Experience Ruby Developer for Micro-Payment Commerce Engine ReadFeed is working on a content aggregation engine with built-in curation algorithm. We are focused on longer-form content rather than RSS specifically, with an older and more sophisticated audience focus (i.e. Economist or NY Times readers). ReadFeed is RSS-Evolved or Reddit/Slashdot+Instapaper specializing in long form content.

Looking for Ruby developer to work primarily on a micro-payment commerce engine to allow for “metering” or micro-payments as content is consumed. Project would include:

Publisher features/uses: automated verification process for content providers via domain method or meta-tags; credit and deposit system for publishers; transaction logs; administration system; customization of payment methods, including charging different amounts based on length of content, age of content, location of user, past consumption of user, popularity of content. Reader features/uses: credit/debit deposit system via paypal; credit earning for sharing of urls via outside systems; administration system; easy to understand tracking of credits

Project should last 4-6 weeks with two week sprints; deploy commerce system into existing infrastructure. Opportunity for more ongoing work over time depending on initial project experience. Project would begin in late August.

Requirements Ruby/Rails (2 years) E-commerce (Active Merchant, paypal, google checkout) (1 large project or 2 smaller projects) Server Side Credit Transaction between Users Good understanding of security methods, Hashing, Salting, Key Pairing ActiveRecord/MySQL 5.1 Ability to travel to NYC for meeting and interview

Nice to Haves Redis/couchdb for transaction logs nginx/ubuntu/gentoo git/github delayed_job/resque Built e-commerce or similar complexity site from ground up

Please respond to jobs@readfeed.com with the following: Short Introduction (No Cover Letter Necessary) At least 3 links to projects you have worked on yourself, with details on what aspects of the sites and/or back-end you completed. Prior to hiring, we will request references for each of your listed projects. Resume

anyone from Asian Region may work for you ?

Hi,

We are a company in india with expertise in Ruby on Rails... The following is our expertise

1.vWe have built about 20 applications on Ruby on Rails in last 4 years 2. We have been Ruby on Rails Contributors (We build plugins for Rails. You can find them at http://github.com/heurionconsulting ) 3. We can handle performance and security related problems. We go by best technologies and mechanisms 4. We use BDD as part of our implementation. Even our Plugins are Rspec’d. 5. Agile is something I cherish. 6. I write articles for Rails Magazine (http://pdf.railsmagazine.com/ rails-magazine-issue5.pdf ) 7. Some of websites built by us are www.wallhogs.com, www.deskarma.com, www.bangthetable.com, www.indiepubgames.com, www.abilitz.com, http://lmrg.nalip.com, www.nextpoint.com, www.riesenstiker.de, www.xomad.com, www.jitari.com, etc., There are multiple other applications developed for our client which were not launched. Some of them are Berlinbag, Dzynsoft, Veapp, StartupPains, Ohmygod, WhereCast, India Ruling, etc.,

Let me know if you want to use us... we can give you good support

Thanks and Regards Satish N Kota