Me
I'm

Jim Ruther Nill

a Rails Developer with 6 years 7 months professional experience living in the Pearl of the Orient - Philippines.

I'm proudly married to a really, really, really good children's book illustrator and a father of 1 very bright kid.

I am currently working for NetEngine as the Lead Developer for our product Trigger.

I enjoy, not in any particular order, coding, watching tv series and movies, playing board games, rpgs and puzzles, and traveling with my wife and kid.

Portfolio

Alaughlikelove

ALaughLikeLove

My Sister's Wedding Website
Effenvodka

Effen Vodka

Website of Effen Vodka (worked as a freelancer to improve site code)
Eliturnsone

Eli Turns One

Our eldest, Elijah Blake, turns one!
Invoicetracker

Invoice Tracker

Me and Nina's Personal Invoice Tracking App
Kunchan

Kunchan

Me and Nina's Wedding Website
Ninyanernel

NinyaNernel

Nina's First Portfolio (not updated anymore)
Risetribe

RiseTribe

If you're a goal oriented person and you like to keep track of everything you do, then RiseTribe.com.is for you.
Shorttermrentals

ShortTermRentals

Having a vacation in Singapore and no place to stay yet? If you're in this situation, just hit up your computer and get your browser to ShortTermRentals.sg, your one-stop site for all your tenant needs.
Smartloansmobile

SmartLoans Mobile

SmartLoans is the first Home Loan rate comparison platform in Singapore. It has tie ups with the leading banks to give you the best options available in the market today.
Textuate

Textuate

Textuate is a simple web sms software that allows you to send bulk messages at a very low cost per message
Whatspouring

WhatsPouring

WhatsPouring.com is a place where you just need to enter the name of the beer you want to drink for the night, and it will show you the nearest bar serving that drink

Tools

Linux

I use Ubuntu for all apps that I develop

Git on Github/Bitbucket

I use git for version management

Ruby

I have experience running apps using Ruby 1.8.7, 1.9.x and 2.x.x

Rails

I have great experience with Rails 2.x, 3.x and 4.x

Postgresql, Mysql, MongoDB

I have more experience with Postgresql and Mysql. For MongoDB, we use the internet :D

JQuery, JQuery UI, Coffeescript, Router

I'm pretty proficient with jquery and coffeescript. I also use a js router for all my apps.

Zurb Foundation

I only recently started using Zurb but I think it's one of the powerful js/css frameworks out there. I'm starting to let go of JQuery UI.

Haml

I can also work with ERB but, come on, why suffer?

Rspec, Capybara, Factory Girl, Database Cleaner

My test stack

Guard, Simplecov, CodeClimate, Travis CI

For code check and continuous integration

Pry, Debugger

Makes my debugging life a lot easier

AWS

I have experience with EC2, RDS, Route 53, and S3

Nginx, Passenger, Unicorn

My choice of web and application servers

Capistrano

I use capistrano for EASY deployment

New Relic

To easily catch app bottlenecks and for unparalled monitoring service

Mandrill

My email server of choice

Braintree, Paypal, Active Merchant

For easy payment solutions

Whenever, Delayed Job, Resque, Sidekiq

I prefer Delayed Job and Whenever but can easily switch to Resque

Faye, Pusher

For push notifications

Backup

For easy db/asset backup scripts

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