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Omar Qureshi - United Kingdom (Birmingham, West Midlands)
Rails developer for two years at Scholastic UK, experienced with quite advanced Rails development including but not limited to:
- Large scale Rails applications, optimising code readability using modules / polymorphism / shifting business logic to the database
- Cache techniques (via. compression/minification/fragment caching)
- ActiveRecord hackery with composite primary keys without the use of surrogate primary keys
- PostgreSQL – Triggers, views and PL/pgSQL in Rails
- Bash – Automating tasks outside of Rails (cron)
- Deployment (debian with nginx)
- Debugging (including framework / application race conditions)
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