APM: Small job for Perl/Javascript person

Jack Lupton itnomad at itnomad.net
Sun Feb 13 07:30:21 PST 2005

Hey Joe,
You could also try jobs.perl.org.  I have been not hired for Austin jobs
posted there many times;), although the site seems to be broken this
jack lupton
On Sun, 2005-02-13 at 00:19 -0600, Joe Cooper wrote:
> Hey Sam,
> Thanks for your interest, but I signed someone from this list on to 
> tackle this project yesterday.
> That said, we'll be doing quite a bit more with this project as things 
> proceed (and after we have a little revenue from the project), so I'm 
> pretty confident there will be quite a few other chances for folks to 
> get involved.
> Given the slew of extremely qualified people we got responses from 
> within a few hours of posting, I think all of our future perl jobs will 
> be posted here first, assuming no one is irritated by the posts.
> Sam Foster wrote:
> > I'd love to team up with someone on this is anyone's interested. My perl 
> >  is passable - probably low-intermediate level? My database skills are 
> > non-existant (hence my interest) but I have extensive javascript and 
> > web/browser gui skills.
> > The cash would be less important than the opportunity to work alongside 
> > someone doing the perl/db thing in a real-world application.
> > 
> > Sam
> > 
> > Joe Cooper wrote:
> > 
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> My company has a Firefox toolbar that talks to a PostgreSQL database 
> >> via perl cgi scripts on the server-side, and it all needs some TLC to 
> >> bring it up to the quality and features we'd like it to have.  We have 
> >> a $1k-$2k budget for the job (and I believe it is 10-20 hours worth of 
> >> work for a good developer, so I think we're paying reasonable rates 
> >> for good developers ;-), plus a lot of plans for enhancements after 
> >> all of the bugs are worked out and things are running smoothly, so 
> >> there's a lot of future work on this project and related ones for 
> >> someone we can count on.  (It's a pretty cool project to work on too, 
> >> I think... http://www.penguinfeet.org is the homepage.)
> >>
> >> A good part of what we'd like to do is take some of the text 
> >> processing that is, quite stupidly, being done on the client-side in 
> >> JavaScript and bring it over to the server so we can be a bit more 
> >> intelligent about what gets fed into our database.  But the JavaScript 
> >> portion of the code also needs some work to make the GUI more useable, 
> >> so if you've got some JavaScript experience it will come in handy.
> >>
> >> Anyway, holler if you're interested.
> >>
> >> Thanks!
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