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Countdown timer for penny auction site
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  • Posted: Wed, May 18, 2011
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I'm developing a penny auction Ruby on Rails website.

This job refers only to a specific, but core, story of the project:
the countdown timer implementation.

Some info:
1) I have two main models Auction (has_many bids) and Bid (belongs_to auction).
2) Every live auction must have its own (independent) timer.
3) Maximum number of active auctions is 5.
4) Timer reference must be server's time.
5) Timer must be updated on client side (view) every second.
6) Very important: clients must see the same second in the timer.
7) The timer has to count down from a top value (30, 20 or 15sec) to zero. The top value is an attribute of Auction model (set by admin).
8) If a bid comes in (client press bid button), three actions must follow:
- timer is reseted
- auction price (attribute of Auction model) go up by 1 cent
- last 10 bids list is updated
9) This will loop until timer reaches zero (no more bids placed).
10) Very important: on client side, the timer must reach zero, if,
and only if, ser...

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Desired Skills
AJAX, Javascript, Ruby on Rails
Job ID: 24308475
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Fernanda A.      
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I have over4 years of experience developing web applications in Ruby on Rails. I have knowledge of HTML, CSS2, JavaScript, JQuery, MySQL.
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Bid ID: 24376649  |  Submitted: May 23, 2011 00:27 ET 
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