Aug 21, 2013|$35|Web Programming|Completed|
I am looking for a programmer to write a Python or Ruby script that will automatically:
(1) Open and read a tab-delimited input file with a list people's name to be searched,
(2) Log into Linked-in,
(3) Execute an "Advanced Search" in Linked-in for each person's name using a given set of search parameters;
(4) From the search resu...
Skills: python, ruby
“Although the freelancer made effort, the job results were deficient: there were functional errors, the output was not formatted correctly, and the overall submission was several days late. A main job requirement was that the code needed to be easily understood and updated; however, neither the code itself nor the libraries used were adequately documented.
Communication was also somewhat difficult: the freelancer did not want to use voice or video (e.g. Skype) and English writing capability was limited. Although a Timesheet was submitted, Work View was not used for verification.
It was this freelancer's first job on Elance. Presumably, it was a learning experience.