Portfolio > ApartmentGuide

Home Page

Home page with geo-aware property highlight.

Search Results

Search results are provided with intuitive refinement options.

Property Details

Property details are presented with easy to use contact options.

Property Photos

Property photos are displayed using Facebox and SimpleViewer.

Metro Pages

Information and local property listings are provided for major metro areas across the country.


Neighborhood information lets users find a home in a location that's great for them.

Project Attributes

Languages: HTML, CSS, Ruby, JavaScript

Frameworks: Rails, JQuery

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

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

Gems: primedia-endeca, haml, rspec, mocha, cucumber

Other: Developed by our agile ruby development team at Primedia Inc and led by Dan Morris.

AppartmentGuide is designed to support high traffic using leading edge technology and SOA strategy.

ApartmentGuide is the flagship site in Primedia's #1 ComScore ranking Apartments/Rentals network of sites

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

Project Involvement
  • Participated in transition of AG from .NET to RoR
  • Lead development of high traffic Wordpress CMS for creative content distribution
  • Improved reliability of deployment process with creation of iteration lead role
  • Support the site through additional development in a paired agile environment