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Thanks for the response.
 
Why does no-one  advertise for legacy (non-new functionality) Ruby-on-Rails Developers?
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"Created a list of quality open-source web projects. Most of them are Rails-based, some are startups that released their code. Please help me add to this list." -  https://github.com/execat/bookmarks/blob/master/web.md
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OFF TOPIC WARNING: Need a new cell phone/service and new internet service. Any suggestions/warnings?
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If they run off the sprint network, I think it would be a good one.
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FYI: Just found it: https://www.bitcast.io/
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Why does no-one  advertise for legacy (non-new functionality) Ruby-on-Rails Developers?
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Because they just search for a Senior Ruby Developer with 10 years experience.  No one thinks of the software that runs their business as legacy software, it's a critical business system to them.
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Four of us met in Atlanta today and worked for 3.5+ hours - setting up dev environments and learning how to create and accept Pull Requests. Fun time was had by all.
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24PullRequests.com: Looking for Govathon Ruby/Rails projects‏

If you (ATLRUG members) worked on a Ruby and/or Rails projects during the recent Govathon (or past Hackathons) and would like help with it next month, please reply to me privately with your project's information (Github account, contact, etc). I would like to add them to the special list of local 24PullRequests.com Rails projects on ATLRUG/24PullRequest wiki.

Note that most email with be sent to the (opt-in) Google+ Community
as to minimize spam. Lurkers are welcome too.
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Legacy Ruby-on-Rails Developer
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  • Wanted: Legacy Rails Developer
    Software Engineer, 2012 - present
  • Axioma
    Senior Engineer, 2010 - 2012
  • CNN
    Embedded Tester, 2009 - 2010
  • BellSouth/AT&T
    Software Engineer, 1997 - 2008
  • Bell Labs
    Software Engineer, 1985 - 1996
  • Georgia Tech Research Institute
    Coop/Software Engineer, 1979 - 1985
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Legacy Rails Developer
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  • Long-term software developer and tester with a strong current desire to help maintain legacy Ruby-on-Rails software projects.
  • Extensive experience in Software Development, Unix Shell Script Development, Source Code Maintenance, and Technical Lead/Coordination.
  • Software Tools Developer and Unix Shell Scripter/Developer with significant experience in the planning, leading/coordinating, and developing of software applications and processes.
  • An energetic self-starter and hard worker with a talent for bringing order to chaos; good writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Very organized and giving; brings many talents to loosely defined assignments with excellent focus individually and within a team.
  • Strong customer focus; creative problem solver; efficient.

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