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Milos Z.
$65/hr
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  • Shopify
  • WordPress
  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • Sass
  • Responsive Web Design
  • CSS 3
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • JavaScript
  • Shopify Apps

Dedicated Web developer with expert-level skills in Shopify, web apps and e-commerce development in general. Some of the more interesting e-commerce deliverables: - theme development and maintenance - custom app development - webhook actions - custom shipping rules - custom product behavior and product bundling system - affiliate program setup - wholesale distribution store setup - Klaviyo-Shopify integrations - Shopify Flow, utilized for various actions like low-quantity warnings, tagging and other automations. Certified Wordpress Administrator and certified PHP developer with strong Git / BeanStalk / AWS knowledge (+ online version...

Lily B.
$125/hr
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  • PHP
  • Laravel
  • JavaScript
  • Vue.js
  • Python
  • MySQL Programming
  • Redis
  • Database Design
  • Ubuntu
  • Java
  • Database Architecture

Software development is a great passion of mine. I have been working as a remote freelancer for the past few years and it has given me the opportunity to work in such a breadth of exciting projects. I have been able to hone my skills in backend development (Laravel & PHP, Django & Python, Golang), frontend development (Vue JS, React JS), video games (Unity), as well as various desktop application and script writing. I really love working on new projects, using my expertise, taking the time to really think through the requirements and delivering robust code on time so that my clients can make their product the best it can be. I am dedicated...

Roman K.
$90/hr
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  • Google Cloud Platform
  • DevOps
  • Amazon ECS for Kubernetes
  • Heroku
  • CI/CD
  • GitHub
  • JavaScript
  • Vue.js
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Kubernetes
  • Ruby
  • Docker
  • Terraform
  • Rust

💛 💙 Hello, I'm a senior Ruby, Ruby on Rails developer. With over ten years of development experience. I am focusing on frontend, backend development and DevOps. Top listed on Upwork. - Application architecture, database design, and development projects from scratch. - Performance optimization and refactoring. - Migration to/from Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Digitalocean, and Heroku. - Programming languages: Ruby, Rust, Javascript - Frameworks: Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Grape, Rocket.rs, Yew.rs, React, Angular, VueJS, Futter -Databases: MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL Testing and testing automation: Minitest, Spec, Capybara,...

Vladimir R.
$35/hr
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  • WordPress
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • HTML5
  • CodeIgniter
  • jQuery
  • WordPress Multisite
  • React
  • MySQL Programming
  • CSS

Dear future client, My name is Vladimir, I have over 6 years of experience in Frontend and Backend development. I'm a full-stack web developer, proficient using: ✓ PHP ✓ CMS: WordPress, WordPress Multisite, Simpla, Opencart ✓ Frameworks: Laravel, Codeigniter ✓ MySQL, MariaDB ✓ RAD platforms: BettyBlock ✓ HTML5,CSS3 ✓ JavaScript (es5, es6), jQuery ✓ Vue.js, React.js ✓ Figma ✓ Server Administration, Apache, Nginx, CentOS, Vim, ✓ Git, Webpack, Gulp, Composer ✓ API - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr ✓ Payment API - Stripe, PayPal, authorize.net

Abdulquadri M.
$30/hr
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  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Apache Kafka
  • Spring Boot
  • Kotlin
  • CI/CD
  • Java
  • MongoDB
  • Spring Framework
  • GraphQL
  • API Development
  • AWS Application
  • Vert.x
  • Reactive Programming

I am a Senior Java Developer with cumulative 10 years experience in designing and building Large Scale, Resilient, Reliable, Cloud Native Java Applications in the Financial industry and Social Media space. What My Clients Say About My Work 1. He communicated and responded quickly, and delivered early! The quality of his work was excellent. And the code he delivered demonstrates his deep understanding of modern java programming concepts. Excellent! 2. Abdlquadri is a great software developer, he delivered a quality job, and also he did all the modifications asked within a short time. 3. I felt that this man knows what he has to...

Taha S.
$35/hr
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  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • Node.js
  • ExpressJS
  • AngularJS
  • Ionic Framework
  • Adobe PhoneGap
  • MongoDB
  • Bootstrap

More than Eight years of experience in hardcore web/mobile applications development. Expert in Javascript based technologies. I approach my solution algorithmic way, and I lay a well-defined quality structure before initiating my work. My work never finishes until you are 100% satisfied with my work. Being a full-stack developer, I can take most of the responsibilities of any project and deliver on time and on budget. In my spare time, I am trying to learn new technologies to stay ahead of time. I can give my best on some following Web Technologies and Areas: Web/Hybrid Mobile Application: - Angular - React - StencilJs - Ionic -...

Alem B.
$32/hr
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  • PHP
  • Laravel
  • SQL
  • JavaScript
  • Vue.js
  • React
  • API
  • Database Design
  • MySQL
  • Dashboard
  • Web Application
  • SaaS
  • Chart Presentation
  • MongoDB

Hello! I am a motivated PHP/Laravel developer with a passion for clean, well-written code. My goal is to develop excellent products with perfect quality and appealing performance. My core technologies include: ✔ PHP (OOP) ✔ Laravel framework ✔ REST APIs integration ✔ MySQL ✔ HTML/CSS/SASS/Bootstrap ✔ Vue.js/React ✔ Git I'm always open to challenging tasks as they help improve my skills and gain extra knowledge in different spheres.

Aya A.
$15/hr
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  • PSD to HTML
  • Bootstrap
  • jQuery
  • Responsive Web Design
  • JavaScript
  • Sass
  • WordPress
  • React
  • npm
  • ECMAScript 6
  • Animation
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Front-End Development

Experienced Frontend Developer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in React, Vue, jQuery, JavaScript, AJAX, Covert PSD to UI using Html5, SCSS, Gulp, WordPress, Software Testing , Responsive Design and Page Layout. Strong engineering professional with a UI Developer focused in UI Designer/Developer from ITI

Yurii K.
$20/hr
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  • Angular 2
  • RxJS
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Agile Project Management
  • Figma

Hello! I'm a developer with 3+ years of experience working in web-development. I love creating new complex applications and solving problems when it comes to bug fixing, code refactoring or new features development. In my work I'm scrupulous and dedicated, follow BEST pratices and KISS principles. I work with the following: • JavaScript, TypeScript • Angular 2+ • GitHub • Bootstrap, jQuery, • Photoshop, figma, • HTML, CSS(SASS),

Kevin P.
$50/hr
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  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • jQuery
  • Yii
  • Laravel
  • Symfony
  • HTML
  • MySQL Programming
  • REST
  • PostgreSQL
  • Node.js
  • REST
  • RESTful API

I am a back-end developer based in Gainesville, FL, with over 12 years of experience, specializing in building database-driven web applications utilizing PHP, Node.js, MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, and Javascript. Services Offered: - Custom PHP Web Application Development - Custom Node.js Web Application Development - Custom API Development (REST OAuth2) - API Integrations - Adding New Functionality and Debugging Existing Applications - Database Optimization - Database Design - Data Scraping - Custom WordPress plugins - Custom Shopify plugins Core Strengths: PHP, Node.js MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, Database Design,...

Eugene V.
$53/hr
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  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Performance Optimization
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • Drupal
  • CSS 3
  • HTML5
  • AJAX
  • React
  • RESTful API

Hello, I am Senior Drupal Developer and Acquia Certified Drupal Developer, with more than 10 years of experience in Web development. I am interested in from small to big projects and willing to help improve existing sites. I am expert in: Full stack: - PHP - MySQL - Javascript(jQuery/AngularJS) - CSS3 - HTML5 - Grunt and Gulp - LAMP Drupal Front-end - Responsive themes based on Omega, Zen, Fusion, Bootstrap - SASS, LESS, COMPASS - PSD to HTML to Cool Drupal theme Drupal Back-end - Creating modules for Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 - E-commerce solutions based on Ubercart and Commerce - CRM systems based on RedHen - Optimization of your Drupal...

Kevin C.
$90/hr
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  • Joomla
  • MySQL
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • Angular
  • NativeScript
  • API Integration

Over the last 20 years I have developed a wide range of websites from simple HTML websites to Full dynamic websites that use PHP, AJAX and MYSQL. I have a passion for helping small businesses get off the ground and running. My strength lies in the fact that I not only build sites to make money online but I own sites that make money online. So I have the insight to provide consulting on what internet based technology tools to use as well as helping them put those tools to use. I love doing all aspects of building websites from front-end to backend. As most web designers that have been in the business for many years I have lots of other...

Pratik D.
$20/hr
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  • React
  • Angular Material
  • Vue.js
  • Node.js
  • CSS 3
  • GraphQL
  • Apollo
  • Redux
  • Angular

I love to be on the edge of technology, learning new stuff and playing around with it. But I always try to achieve the goal in the quickest and easy way. This is what really matters. Not forgetting about the project's architecture of course. It must be flexible and maintainable. And I don't descent to creating fast and dirty prototypes. It depends on what you want to achieve. I'll adjust. ✅ ✅ Front-End ✅ ✅ - React, Redux, Redux-Saga, Redux-Observable, Redux-Thunk, Redux-Channel, Flux, MobX, HookAPI, context API, NextJS, Gatsby, Grommet, Ant Design, ReactStrap, React-Kotlin - Bootstrap, Material HTML5, CSS3, SCSS, LASS -...

Logan G.
$80/hr
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  • Laravel
  • PHP
  • SQL
  • MySQL Programming
  • MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • ASP
  • Windows Server
  • Python
  • System Administration
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Network Security
  • Amazon EC2
  • Ubuntu

I'm a hybrid programmer / sys-admin guy in San Diego area. that's mainly interested in small, short term projects to fix existing systems and /or do general consulting. Well, at first :) In my experience, I've come across many big ideas, with little to no time taken in the beginning to come up with a technical plan or at least thoughtful road map. Of course, I try to help with that. I like to think my real life reputation and word of mouth speaks for itself, but understand that doesn't directly transfer here, of course. However, I'll say this: I have over 500 clients in my Quickbooks over 17 years. I'm sure I've easily worked on over 200...

Tahir A.
$20/hr
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  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Node.js
  • RESTful API
  • HTTP
  • HTML5
  • CSS 3
  • Ruby
  • API
  • RSpec
  • PostgreSQL
  • GraphQL
  • Payment Gateway Integration

Hi I am a Full-Stack Rails developer I have 3 years of experience in this field in which I work in different stacks like Rails 5 6, React, Node Js Graphql, Heroku, AWS, 3rd party API integration, Jquery, different payment methods, Aside from that I am a good team player I can collaborate with different people and able to make usefull impact.

Sohair A.
$30/hr
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  • API Integration
  • CSS
  • Ruby on Rails
  • HTML5
  • GraphQL
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • Heroku
  • PostgreSQL
  • Automated Testing
  • Ruby
  • Amazon DynamoDB

I am a senior Ruby On Rails developer, with more than seven years of experience in developing many enterprise-level web applications with all common tools required for a good and reliable web application. I worked in many medical, educational, financial, and social support web applications with guaranteed delivery. I help startups to build their products and ensure good code quality with enhance-able modules.

Dipto M.
$40/hr
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  • Django
  • React
  • Golang
  • Python
  • API
  • Software Architecture & Design
  • SQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Database
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • MongoDB
  • Elasticsearch

I have over 2 years of experience in python and go development, I've acquired some good knowledge in various technologies from Linux to Python. I love to develop projects following design patterns as I have experience developing industry-oriented projects. And designed scalable systems which are handling millions of requests successfully. I also have excellent experience with project collaboration tools like Github, GitLab. Here's a summary of the technologies I've worked with: - Python Django Flask Asyncio Sanic -Golang Websocket Echo Asynchronous task handling -MySQL Transactions Large databases...

Yasser V.
$40/hr
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  • NodeJS Framework
  • GitHub
  • Mongoose
  • API Development
  • .NET Core
  • React
  • Automated Testing
  • SQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • PHP
  • Business with 100-999 Employees
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Back-End Development
  • Angular 6
  • Ecommerce Platform Development

I'm a qualified Full Stack Web Developer with over 10 (ten) years of experience and 2 (two) years of remote work on all kinds of smart systems ranging from ERP, CRM, Web Application, Web Services, Micro Services, E-commerce, API, VoIP, IoT, to AI systems. These include design, development, integration, implementation, and documentation projects for governments agencies, corporate businesses, and individuals. Programming languages and applications expertise and skills are as follows: ❇ Design frameworks or template: Bootstrap, Material UI and Tailwind CSS. ❇ Frontend development applications: HTML5, CSS3, TypeScript, JavaScript, ES6,...

Artem L.
$40/hr
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  • Magento 2
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL
  • jQuery
  • Knockout.js
  • RequireJS
  • HTML5
  • Web Scraper
  • Website Optimization
  • Magento
  • Bug Fix
  • eCommerce
  • API

I’m an independent Magento 2 Certified Professional Developer with 7 years of experience with Magento Community/Enterprise edition. My main goal is 100% fulfillment of your wishes, expectations and needs. I am capable of understanding customer's needs clearly and providing reasonable estimates. I can propose you: - Magento 2 Development; - Extension creation for markplace (following all Magento 2 standards); - Performance Optimization; - Integrate 3rd party extension with your website; - Magento version upgrade; - Bug fixing; - API/ERP Integrations; Technologies: - Excellent knowledge of Magento 2; - Excellent problem-solving and...

Siddiqur R.
$24/hr
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  • WordPress
  • Sass
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • WooCommerce
  • HTML
  • Shopify
  • Bootstrap
  • jQuery
  • Laravel
  • Shopify Theme
  • Shopify Plus
  • WordPress Development

Are you looking for a Web Developer who can help you to maintain your Projects and can get it completed without any HASSLE? Are you looking for instant support During UK/USA Business Hours? Are you looking for a Long Term Relationship with a WordPress Developer who is experienced with both WordPress Backend and with top notch frontend skill? If so, I can help you to take all these responsibilities. Hi, Myself Siddiqur. I am a Web Developer with extensive knowledge of WordPress custom theme development & wocommerces, Shopify ecommerces development with strong frontend skills. I have experience of about 7+ years. I've worked variable...

Anton S.
$35/hr
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  • React
  • Redux
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • Next.js
  • ExpressJS
  • HTML
  • CSS 3
  • SCSS
  • jQuery
  • CSS

Experience building a variety of different web applications and sites Tools: React Redux Next.js Javascript Typescript Angular HTML5 CSS3 Jquery Bootstrap GIT Agile development methodologies

Ghanshyam T.
$18/hr
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  • Angular 5
  • React
  • Redux Saga
  • Redux Framework
  • webpack
  • Node.js
  • MongoDB
  • ExpressJS
  • Sequelize

I am an avid and creative person with panache for coding and have a comprehensive understanding of big data domain and its ecosystems. Successfully delivering software using test-driven development, strong communication and collaboration skills add resourcefulness to my work and sandpaper my credentials. I have acquired deep knowledge of Angular JS practices and commonly used modules based on wide-ranging projects; and can create self-contained, reusable and testable modules and components with ease. My Work Experience: - Hands-on experience with implementing complex Angular JS applications, directives, controllers and services - Have...

Paras N.
$56/hr
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  • Shopify
  • SCSS
  • Vue.js
  • jQuery
  • Ecommerce Platform Development
  • Tailwind CSS
  • CSS
  • WordPress
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js
  • HTML5
  • TypeScript
  • Shopify Theme

Experienced Senior Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. I am a Front End developer with industry experience of 9+ years in building websites and web applications. I specialise in JavaScript and have professional experience working with most of the css frameworks. I am concerned about design and its details - "The little details are impactful on how people use the web." 🖥 HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, TailwindCSS, Angular, Node, MySQL, Shopify & WordPress 🛠 Adobe XD, Figma, InVision, Photoshop & Illustrator

Sarita S.
$20/hr
  • Trophy Icon Git
  • Vue.js
  • React
  • Node.js
  • ExpressJS
  • Mocha Pro
  • Karma
  • webpack
  • Redux
  • npm
  • NestJS
  • Vuex
  • Vuetify
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript

Hi, Till date, I have created many React/Node/Vue projects with varying degrees of complexity. Each project, although different, has some common traits like a typical project layout structure, Apart from these, I have finessed different relevant and side skills to feed my passion. Some of them, plus relevant work history, are listed below for your kind reference: - Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles - Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux/Redux), Node, Express, Nest - Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token - Designed dynamic and browser compatible pages using HTML,...

Nikhil J.
$22/hr
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  • Business Management
  • WordPress
  • PHP
  • Responsive Web Design
  • MVC Framework
  • PSD to HTML
  • MySQL
  • Web Design

I have 10+ years of experience as a Full-stack developer and Business Manager. UIUX | HTML & CSS | FULL STAKE DEVELOPMENT | RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN | WORDPRESS | CMS | PHP | MVC FRAMEWORKS | MYSQL | API INTEGRATION | E-COMMERCE | GIT REPOSITORIES | MANY MORE... I have developed a series of web application as Business Manager as well as my association with agencies since last 10 years has helped me a lot to be a good project manager as well. I have worked in all stages of application development starting with the design phase, through development, testing and implementation. My Core Skills are as follows: Wordpress & Other CMSs Custom PHP...

Nikhil Chandra J.
$50/hr
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  • Mulesoft
  • Java
  • SOAP
  • REST
  • Atlassian JIRA
  • API Development

A certified MuleSoft Architect and Sr developer having working experience with large teams for different middleware integration projects. # Integration expertise in MuleSoft, Mule 3 (6 years exp), Mule 4(3 years exp) # Integration expertise with SAP, Salesforce, NetSuite, ServiceNow, LDAP, AD, Oracle, DBs, Any SOAP/REST APIs, WebServices etc # Familiar with agile methodology and Scaled-Agile. # Good Experience in Runtime Fabric # Good Hands-On Experience in Dataweave 2.0 and 1.0 # Aware of project’s best practices for design, structure, development, support # Hands on experience with Anypoint...

Shoaib S.
$50/hr
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  • MySQL
  • API
  • MongoDB
  • React
  • Vue.js
  • Nuxt.js
  • Next.js
  • Laravel
  • Web Development
  • HTML5
  • CSS 3
  • JavaScript
  • Tailwind CSS
  • PHP

Hi, I am Shoaib. I am a full-stack developer with 3 year experience. I have a solid knowledge about Reactjs, Vuejs as frontend framework and laravel, Nodejs as backend. Recently I have created a website where developers can create step by step snippet and contributed to many open source project. I keep myself up to date with new technologies and its uses, new tools and computer languages so that I can give my level best to my clients

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How to Hire Top Git Developers

How to hire top Git developers

Whether you’re building an app for mobile, web, or desktop, you’re going to need a way to keep track of software changes, revisions, and deployments. This is especially important if you have more than one developer working on a project. A Git developer can help you implement a distributed revision control (DRC) system for your project.

So how do you hire Git developers? What follows are some tips for finding top Git consultants on Upwork.

How to shortlist Git professionals

As you’re browsing available Git consultants, it can be helpful to develop a shortlist of the professionals you may want to interview. You can screen profiles on criteria such as:

  • Git repository services. You want a developer who’s familiar with your preferred Git repository hosting service (e.g., GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket).
  • Project experience. Screen candidate profiles for specific skills and experience (e.g., software development and version control with Azure DevOps).
  • Feedback. Check reviews from past clients for glowing testimonials or red flags that can tell you what it’s like to work with a particular Git developer.

How to write an effective Git job post

With a clear picture of your ideal Git developer in mind, it’s time to write that job post. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would when hiring an employee, aim to provide enough detail for a contractor to know if they’re the right fit for the project.

Job post title

Create a simple title that describes exactly what you’re looking for. The idea is to target the keywords that your ideal candidate is likely to type into a job search bar to find your project. Here are some sample Git job post titles:

  • Need someone to manage the Git repository for our analytics app
  • Need help setting up a Git server on Windows with git-http-backend.exe
  • Seeking a back-end developer experienced with Atlassian and Bitbucket

Git project description

An effective Git job post should include:

  • Scope of work: From setting up Git to hosting your own repository on cPanel, list all the deliverables you’ll need.
  • Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project.
  • Background: If you prefer experience with certain technologies, software, or developer tools, mention this here.
  • Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.

Git responsibilities

Here are some examples of Git job responsibilities:

  • Work with a team of developers to build user-facing features
  • Handle code documentation and manage repository on GitHub
  • Troubleshoot bugs and technical issues for the team

Git requirements and qualifications

Be sure to include any requirements and qualifications you’re looking for in Git developers. Here are some examples:

  • Git and your preferred DRC platform (e.g., GitLab, Bitbucket, Azure DevOps)
  • Desired technical expertise (e.g., front-end development, back-end development)
  • Experience designing continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines

Git Developers FAQ

What is Git?

Git is an open-source distributed version control system for tracking and managing revisions of computer files. Git takes a distributed approach to version control, allowing multiple developers to branch projects off a master repository so that they can make changes on their local machines. When developers are ready to push those changes to production, they can commit them to a staging area where they’ll be able to merge them with the master branch. Git is the most popular method of tracking changes in source code during software development.

How much does it cost to hire a Git developer?

The first step to determining the cost to hire a Git developer will be to define your needs. Rates can vary due to many factors, including expertise and experience, location, and market conditions.

Cost factor #1: project scope

The first variable to consider when determining scope is the nature of the work that needs to be completed. Not all Git projects are created equally. Hosting a small git repository on cPanel will typically take less time than managing the Bitbucket repository for a large enterprise app.

Tip: The more accurately your job description describes the scope of your project, the easier it will be for talent to give you accurate cost estimates and proposals.

Cost factor #2: Git developer experience

Choosing the right level of expertise for the job is closely tied to how well you determined the scope of your project. You wouldn’t need an advanced Git developer for a simple single-page application (SPA). On the other hand, creating and maintaining your own social media platform will require a skilled developer to effectively manage your remote repository.

Beyond experience level, you need to consider the type of experience the talent possesses. It’s important to note that “Git developer” is a bit of a misnomer. In truth you will likely be looking for some other type of developer (e.g., Android, iOS, web) who happens to know Git. The following table breaks down the rates of the typical types of Git developers you can find on Upwork.

Rates charged by Git developers on Upwork

Developer Type Description Hourly Rate
Front end Web fundamentals (HTML, CSS, JavaScript). JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React, and Vue. Experience with Git and your preferred repository hosting service. $30-60+
Back end  Servers, cloud solutions, database technologies, and back-end languages (e.g., Java, PHP, Python). Back-end frameworks (e.g., ASP.NET, Laravel, Django). Experience with Git and your preferred repository hosting service. $30-60+
Full stack Working knowledge of both front-end and back-end development. Experience with Git and your preferred repository hosting service. $60-100+

Cost factor #3: location

Location is another variable that can impact a Git developer’s cost. It’s no secret that you can leverage differences in purchasing power between countries to gain savings on talent. But it’s also important to factor in hidden costs such as language barriers, time zones, and the logistics of managing a remote team. The real advantage to sourcing talent remotely on Upwork is the ability to scan a global talent pool for the best possible person for the job. Location is no longer an obstacle.

Cost factor #4: independent contractor vs. agency

The final variable regarding talent cost is hiring an independent contractor vs. an agency. An agency is often a “one size fits all” model, so you’ll often have access to a designer, a project manager, an engineer, and more. When hiring individuals you have total autonomy regarding who is responsible for which part of the project, but you’ll need to source each of those skills separately.

The trade-off between hiring individuals vs. hiring an agency is the level of administrative overhead you incur personally in coordinating tasks among all members of the team. Project scope and personal preference will determine which style is a better fit for your needs.

Common Git developer mistakes

Committing directly to master: Committing to master has become a running joke within the developer community. Everyone has a commit-to-master story where they or someone else broke a build or caused a problem by committing bad code to the master branch. As a general rule you should only commit to master by merging a development branch that is stable, tested, and ready for deployment. The idea is to commit all code changes to your own local branch and merge only once you’re sure those changes are validated.

If you need to roll back to the previous branch but don’t want to lose all the work you did accidentally committing to master, you can branch your current progress to save that work before rolling back the master branch to its previous version with the hard git reset command:

git branch new-branch

git reset HEAD~ –hard

git checkout new-branch

Not resetting keys and passwords after pushing sensitive data: Imagine accidentally uploading an SSH key or password to your repository through an accidental commit. You might think that all you have to do is remove that commit with a rebase or reset, followed by a force push to master. However, force push doesn’t actually delete the commit; it creates a new one and moves the file pointer to it. You can still access the old data via SHA-1. If you try to avoid this leak by manually deleting your .git folder you risk messing up the repositories of other developers on the team who might have pulled the latest changes. Moreover, your data was already exposed for an unacceptable period of time. This is why the most elegant solution is to simply update your keys after patching the leak in your remote repository.

Committing generated files: Generally speaking, you should commit only manual code to a repository. If a file is generated from your code it can be difficult to apply the line-based diff tracking used by Git. This normally powerful tool for tracking changes can become a major headache when it becomes difficult to separate the manual code changes that matter from the code changes that resulted from code-generated files. It also complicates contributions to your library from other developers, as they might make changes to the generated files rather than the source code itself. Their contributions could easily disappear the next time the build is run.

Tips and best practices

Keep commits clean, concise, and single-purpose

It can be all too easy to make large meandering commits that address multiple features and bugs in a single push. The problem with this approach is that other developers may find it difficult to understand your changes when they’re all lumped together in a single commit. Git is supposed to make it easier to work with a distributed team of developers. The larger that team is, the more important it becomes to keep your commits small and focused. Single-purpose commits streamline code reviews, simplify rollbacks, and make tracking changes with your ticketing system easier.

Commit early and often

You only really start to see the real benefits of a version control system like Git when you commit early and commit often. Think of it as saving your progress with periodic checkpoints as you code. This makes it easier to ensure each commit compiles and/or passes regression tests. The only exception may be for large public projects, where you don’t want to overwhelm contributors with an excessive number of commits. In this case your commits may be more substantial, but they should still follow a general theme that makes sense and tells a story about the logical progression of your project.

Write detailed comments on your commits

Git requires you to write a comment for every commit. The idea is to be detailed and concise, capturing the purpose behind every code commit. The more descriptive you make these comments, the easier it will be to track bugs and figure out where your build went wrong when you encounter an issue in a future commit. It will also make it easier for a team of developers to collaborate on a project.

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