hi, my name is rodrigo franco and I'm a software developer.
i develop and prototype custom tailored web and mobile applications for awesome clients. in this site you will find some nice projects i've worked on in the past. grab a nice cup of coffee and enjoy the trip!
livingsocial merchant center
Personal Project. Bookqueue is an antisocial bookshelf application. This application focuses on what really matters for readers – reading habits, favorite books and how many times you’ve read each one.
A game 'tips and tricks' website. I worked on the concept and development of a system that allowed people to vote on the best tips for a specific video game title. All tips were retrieved from Twitter using a custom coded crawler, and the ones with the most votes were published on the application’s Twitter timeline. Ruby, Rails and PostgreSQL.
Web’s cutest URL shortening service. I designed the architecture, coded and launched this application as a pet project. Ruby-based (Sinatra and DataMapper); it was the first publicly released Sinatra application. More than 3M hits per day; served by apache and passenger.
rock am ring fotos
Photo gallery and uploader application for MLK Rock Am Ring concert site. I’ve improved features, fixed bugs and increased test coverage. Ruby on Rails, using HAML and SASS.
One of the first podcast platforms or directories. I’ve helped obvious engineers to implement some features (and fix some bugs) in this podcast indexer. The tools of trade for this project were Ruby and Python.
Podcast platform (and hot site) for Nip/Tuck fans. When a user entered his phone number on the form, the system automatically called him and recorded the phone call as a podcast episode. Frontend done using Ruby on Rails, backend used Ruby + Asterisk (open source PBX solution).