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Home Page

Home page with geo-aware property suggestions.

Search Results

Search results can be refined and saved for comparison later.

Property Details

Details on each property listing are provided with convenient contact options.

Metro Page

Metro landing pages attract high quality organic search engine traffic.

Property Managers

Property owners can connect with managers listed in a special managers section of the site.

My RentalHouses

Guests have extensive tools for tracking and researching their favorite property listings.

Property Location

Property mapping is powered by Google Maps.

Community Information

Community and school information is powered by Onboard and Great Schools.

Project Attributes

Languages: HTML, CSS, Ruby, JavaScript

Libraries: Rails, JQuery

Platform: CentOS, Mongrel Cluster, Apache, Akamai, Endeca

Tools: TextMate, VI, Phusion Passenger (Dev), Mongrel, PivotalTracker, Git, Capistrano

Gems: haml, primedia-endeca, httparty, yelp, mislav-will-paginate, factory-girl, mocha, rspec, cucumber

Other: The first Primedia Inc. site transitioned to Ruby on Rails.

User registration and tracking provided by cross-domain JavaScript SOA.

Visit Site: http://www.rentalhouses.com

Project Involvement
  • Played integral role in the site's transition to RoR as one of two initial devs
  • Assited engineering manager in building the company's first Ruby dev team while building site
  • Explored and worked to develop first interface to Endeca data source
  • Worked closesly with operations engineer to develop and refine automated release process
  • Supported the site post-release as lead alongside product and business managers
  • Led development of unobtrusive AJAX personalization application
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