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Wrestling with REST
discusses some of the difficulties in making a Ruby on Rails web application truly RESTful.

The Ruby Hacker's Guide is an essential resource for anyone who really wants to understand Ruby. Read it online.

How to install Ubuntu / Windows 7 Dual Boot Capability onto a Lenovo Ideapad Y560p Laptop.

Deploying a Ruby 1.9 and Rails 3.2 Development Environment with RVM and MySQL onto Ubuntu Linux

View my reviews of Ruby and Rails books at ChicagoRuby.org.


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1701 N. Sayre Ave.
Chicago, IL 60707
Phone: (617) 395-7600
EMail: edwin@alum.mit.edu


The hallmarks of my career as a software developer are a search for superior development techniques, integrity and dedication to the needs of the project, effective communication with the client and end-users, meticulous standards, and systems that work.

My current specialty is software development involving the Ruby language and the Rails web development framework (Ruby on Rails).


TECHNOLOGIES

Web Development: Ruby 1.9 & 2.0, Rails 3 & 4, HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

Web Servers: Apache, Mongrel, Nginx, Phusion Passenger.

Operating Systems: Mac OS X, Linux, Windows.

Databases: Oracle SQL, MySQL, Mongo.

Other Technologies: Java J2EE (Servlets, JSP, EJB and JDBC), Git, SVN, RubyMine, XML, XSLT, C++, C.


I am currently available for a new Ruby on Rails engagement. Work to be performed primarily remotely with some Chicago area on-site work or client-paid travel possible. I am open to short-term or part-time engagements.
Ruby only, contract only, no relocation.
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