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Ruby is an open-source dynamic and general-purpose programming language that is similar to languages like Perl, Lisp, Python and Smalltalk. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, companies hire Ruby freelancers for various Ruby development projects, from web applications and threaded database servers to chart libraries, desktop GUI applications and image recognition engines.

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  1. Roberto Machado

    Roberto Machado

    Web Developer

    Portugal - Last active: 01/21/2014

    With a background in Computer Science, but with plenty of experience in management and entrepreneurship, Roberto has always been interested in creating new ventures. Specialties: Web Development, Ruby On Rails, Agile Management, Lean Startups, Lean Metrics, Startups, Web & Technology, Entrepreneurship, Lean Management, Strategy, Consulting, Events Organizer, Technical Talent Scouter, Startups Ignition, Partnerships Expert

    $33.33 /hr
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  2. Mike Mayer

    Mike Mayer

    B2B Sales, Product, Customer Development, Startup Founder

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1

    Founder of an enterprise-focused SaaS startup and consulting business helping Fortune 500 organizations, national non-profits and emerging brands navigate the world of digital marketing and technology. Passionate about bringing new products to market — love working with early stage businesses as they get a foothold. I'm developing my skills as a Ruby on Rails developer with experience on several startups. While I mainly do business consulting, I'm available for part-time development projects. Before becoming a developer, I worked in management consulting, so have a strong business and process oriented background.

    $100.00 /hr
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  3. Tobias Rupp

    Tobias Rupp

    Ruby on Rails Developer (8 years)

    United Kingdom - Last active: 05/09/2014

    Software Developer with 8 years Ruby on Rails and 6 years SAP programming experience. Combines excellent conceptual analysis with practical operational solutions. Writes clear, well-structured and maintainable code. Driven by passion and curiosity. Quick grasp, highly flexible, and creative. Enjoys working in teams as well as on his own. Focused, organised, efficient, quality-conscious and reliable. Specialties: Programming: Ruby on Rails (4), SQL, HTML5, CSS3, Sass/Less, AJAX, JavaScript, JQuery, SEO Software: Git, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cucumber, RSpec, Capistrano, Apache, Photoshop Methodologies: Agile, TDD, BDD Platforms: Windows, Mac, Unix Ruby on Rails Developer (freelance), Alexander Buehler, August 2012 – Present London Client: Journalist Alexander Buehler - Designed and developed bespoke website ( using the latest Ruby on Rails tools and TDD/BDD methodologies, featuring sections for articles, radio/TV features, corporate articles, blog, map, general information and contact details, which can be viewed in multiple languages. Built backend functionality including sections for content, a user administration, file upload and storage on Amazon S3, automatic thumbnail creation and a translation environment to enable the client to maintain the content and translations. Integrated Google Maps to display the geographic location of any content and Google Docs viewer functionality to display articles in PDF-format. Added audio and video players with special emphasis on maximizing browser compatibility. Implemented Facebook/Twitter integration, Atom/RSS subscription feature and full-text search. Developed responsive frontend layout optimized to work with different viewports including mobile devices. Ruby on Rails Developer (freelance), TrAIN Research Centre, 2010 – 2011, London Client: TrAIN Research Centre - Revamped website ( using Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS and Javascript. Resolved issues around broken email functionality to enable newsletter subscriptions and contact messages to be sent and to reduce a significant amount of spam. Built news archive other functionality to improve access to the centre’s activities. Developed concept on how to host video and audio media in central repository and embed it on the website with particular focus on cross browser compatibility, which helped reduce server hosting costs. Developed graphical timeline visualization to display research project outcomes in an attractive and accessible way.

    $110.00 /hr
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  4. Daniel Pakuschewski

    Daniel Pakuschewski

    Rails Developer

    Brazil - Last active: 09/09/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am solution-oriented or, a “problem-solver”, doing whatever it takes to deliver optimal results within the given constraints. I consider myself a pragmatic programmer. As an individual, I am very inquisitive and always exercise critical thinking, meaning that I hardly follow anything blindly. Skills: Web Development, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Spree Commerce, PHP, CakePHP, Laravel, Wordpress, Drupal, TDD/BDD, Git, HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript, jQuery, Ember, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB

    $35.00 /hr
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  5. Paul Alexander

    Paul Alexander

    Full Stack Developer & UX Expert

    United States - Last active: 02/21/2014 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    Designing and developing since I was 7 across a variety of platforms and libraries. Instrumental in both the engineering, marketing and user experience for such sites as,,,,, and many more. I bring more than just 27 years of engineering experience in both Windows and Unix/Linux architectures - I integrate marketing and psychoanalysis to the entire design. UX from the visuals to system behaviors.

    $83.33 /hr
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  6. Kentavia Selmon

    Kentavia Selmon

    Network Penetration Tester with some development experience.

    United States - Last active: 10/01/2013

    I have spent many years honing my skills as a network penetration tester and building a solid reputation in my field. I am well versed in Ruby, Python, and Javascript. I am proficient in various tools of the trade including but not limited to Radio-frequency identification (RFID) tools, Information gathering,Vulnerability assessment, Exploitation tools, Reporting tools, Maintaining access, Reverse engineering, Stress testing, Forensics, Privilege escalation. I am comfortable with working in groups or going it alone. All my rate are negotiable and I offer guarantees on all my work.

    $44.44 /hr
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  7. Moussa Sarr

    Moussa Sarr

    Ruby on Rails Web Developer

    United States - Last active: 11/12/2014

    -I am a Ruby on Rails developper with knowledge and interest in Web Security, Search Engine Optimization, Speed optimization and Scaling. -My design always incorporates the best possible practices as I believe that "what is worth doing, is worth being well done". -I have 9 months of Ruby on Rails experience but I am a very fast learner. -I have already served as CTO of two companies, one of them is the start up I currently work for. Working as CTO has allowed me to improve exponentially my knowledge of Ruby on Rails as I had to learn a lot of thing very fast. -I am looking for web development projects with Ruby on Rails as my schedule is very flexible. - I also know lots of Javascript and jQuery, CSS, Bootstrap, SASS.

    $40.00 /hr
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  8. Ben Gelsey

    Ben Gelsey

    Handcrafted Code Artisan

    United States - Last active: 02/11/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a full stack web developer, though my specialty is developing fast and algorithmically efficient backends. I have expertise in HTML/CSS/Javascript/AJAX (Front End), Ruby + Rails (Back End), and PostgreSQL + MongoDB (Database technologies) Previous/current large jobs (off oDesk) include:, & If you think I can help you don't hesitate to get in contact with me! -Ben

    $125.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Noah Shafi

    Noah Shafi

    Software Engineer

    United States - Last active: 10/26/2014 - Tests: 1

    I have 2 years vocational experience as a software developer, however I started teaching myself 1 year prior to obtaining a job. My expertise is in web development, specifically mysql and PHP stacks as well as Ruby on Rails. Most of my experience is in front end development and design. I am graduate of Dev Bootcamp, currently a Student at UC Berkeley, have worked for multiple startups and have headed the creation of multiple personal projects. If you would like to see my job history and projects please check out my linkedin:

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Wilfredo Rodriguez

    Wilfredo Rodriguez

    Web Programing expert and Graphic Designer

    Venezuela - Last active: 11/01/2013 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

    * Degree in Computer Science, Universidad de Oriente Nucleo Nueva Esparta. Duration: 5 years. * CCNA CISCO Certification in network administration, Universidad de Oriente. * Certification A2 in French, Alliance Francaise. Dominated Tools: * Expertise: web applications programming, analysis, management and maintenance of computer networks. * Languages: PHP, C + +, Java, Ruby. * Web: Programming web pages using AJAX through jQuery and ExtJS. * Database: MySQL, PostgreSQL,SYBASE and MS SQL SERVER. * Operating System: Linux Debian, Windows 3.x/9x/Me/NT/XP/Vista/Seven and MAC 9.4/OS X. * Pattern and process: UML, OOHDM and SVN. 10 years experience

    $55.56 /hr
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