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At a Glance: Ruby

Designed and developed by famed programmer Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto in 1995, Ruby is a dynamic, open-source, imperative, object-oriented programming language that emphasizes simple code and programmer productivity. Whether you’re looking to build desktop software or web applications, an experienced Ruby programmer can guide you through the process from start to finish.
Ruby programmers and developers on Upwork can quickly build and prototype the back end of your website. Perfect for websites that see high volumes of traffic, the clean, readable, and concise code encouraged by the Ruby programming paradigm makes Ruby development projects naturally scalable and easy to maintain. Developers can use the Ruby on Rails web development framework with powerful libraries called “gems,” to rapidly build and develop dynamic websites in fewer lines of code. They can also use the powerful cloud-based development platform Heroku to quickly bring your project from concept to URL. Ruby developers on Upwork can build inherently RESTful and scalable applications that can handle large volumes of data.

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How to Prepare the Perfect Bookkeeper Job Description

A freelance bookkeeper can step in and handle many of the organizational aspects of the business such as generating financial reports, handling payroll, and dealing with accounts payable/receivable. Here’s how to write the perfect bookkeeper job description to land the best professional for the job.

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October 27, 2016

Mobile Development

7 Common Mistakes That Could Affect Your Android App’s Performance

Mobile development is much different than desktop programming—there are UI elements, battery usage, bandwidth, and operating system support to account for. Any of these aspects can hurt your Android app’s performance, and your user experience. For Android developers, here are tips on a few common mistakes to avoid when designing and building a mobile app.

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October 26, 2016

Mobile Development

Migrating Your iOS App to Swift 3

When Apple released the beta of the newest version of its IDE Xcode 8 in June 2016, they released a beta update of Swift 3 along with it—the newest, open-source iteration of the Swift mobile programming language. Read on to learn more about what’s new with the language, reasons why you should consider migrating now, and tips on getting started.

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October 25, 2016

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