[job] Ruby on Rails side job

AJ ONeal coolaj86 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 14:46:49 MDT 2012

I'm forwarding this to URUG.

AJ ONeal

On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 5:44 AM, Daniel C. <dcrookston at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey gang, a friend of mine is looking for someone to help him out as
> he learns Ruby on Rails + some essential system administration tasks.
> His name is Peter Scheyer.  Here's the information he gave me, copied
> and pasted:
> -----
> I want to have my own craigslist duplicate up and running, hosted, and
> serving the web. I have a bunch of other features to add, but that's a
> stupidly easy task (all been done before on
> https://github.com/railslist/craigslist-clone). I just don't have time
> right now to do it myself and haven't handled all the backend stuff
> before, and want someone to walk me through it. I'll negotiate payment
> with those interested, half up front and half upon completion or 4
> weeks' time, whichever comes first.
> I want it to be a legal website to operate as a business, so I'll want
> an explanation of how to take code off github and license it properly.
> I want to be walked through the whole thing, from finding a host, to
> registering the domain name, to putting code on the server, to editing
> the code once it's running. If the other person wants to make a blog
> post out of the process and send me a link, that's fine- i just want a
> single coherent explanation of how to go from code to web site.
> I want to be able to take payments on the website, but if that is
> annoying then we can make it into part 2 of the project.
> ----
> If you're interested, email him off-list at pscheyer at gmail.com.  It
> looks like he's confusing the amount of, and distribution of, the task
> ahead (he seems to think the installation will be more challenging and
> time consuming than adding features, for example) but Peter is a good
> guy, he's smart (Harvard graduate) and most importantly I wouldn't be
> forwarding this if I thought it was going to be a Charlie Foxtrot.
> Cheers,
> Dan
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