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Rails backend for police iPad application
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  • Posted: Thu, Aug 26, 2010
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  • Hourly Rate: $15 - $20 / hr
  • Hrs/wk: 10 | Duration: 4-6 months
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We are building a prototype application for police officers for entering crime reports while at the scene. The first version will run on an iPad, but we want to be able to switch to different platforms, so most of the business logic will be on the server.

Your task will be to build the server, which will:
* receive (parts of) the crime report from the iPad (json)
* create an email from the report
* generate an XML file from the report (in a very specific format)
* fetch additional information (e.g. name and address of civilian, based on passport number) from other servers and relay to iPad client

You do not have to know anything about iPad development; somebody else will build that.

We're experimenting with rapid prototyping and design-as-we-go; it means we do not have a detailed list of specifications and the plan will change all the time. We need to have something nice and working to show our boss by December 31st...

It's open to discussion, but we'd like to use:
* Ruby on Ra...

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