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  2. title: Marcin Nowicki aka Pr0d1r2 - Ruby on Rails BDD Agile developer and Team Leader using GTD and minimalistic approach
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  7. # Hello :)
  8. ## My name is Marcin Nowicki (aka Pr0d1r2).
  9. I am Ruby on Rails developer and Team Leader using GTD and minimalistic approach.
  10. I use BDD and many other Agile methodologies as my everyday routine for development.
  11. My clients make more profit and decrease their costs via intelligent usage of tools.
  12. <hr>
  13. [Linkedin](http://www.linkedin.com/in/pr0d1r2),
  14. [Xing](https://www.xing.com/profile/Marcin_Nowicki3),
  15. [CV](/CV-Marcin_Nowicki-aka-Pr0d1r2-2013-07-28.pdf),
  16. [GitHub](http://github.com/Pr0d1r2),
  17. [OpenSource](https://github.com/doubledrones),
  18. [Masterbranch](https://www.masterbranch.com/developer/marcin.nowicki),
  19. [Facebook](http://facebook.com/pr0d1r2),
  20. [Twitter](http://twitter.com/Pr0d1r2),
  21. [Geeklist](http://geekli.st/Pr0d1r2),
  22. [Blog](http://pr0d1r2.tumblr.com),
  23. <br/>
  24. [WorkingWithRails](http://www.workingwithrails.com/person/3696875-marcin-nowicki),
  25. [E-Mail](mailto:pr0d1r2@gmail.com)
  26. <br/>
  27. <br/>
  28. ## Skills:
  29. <hr>
  30. [Team Leader](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Team_leader),
  31. [CTO](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_technology_officer),
  32. [GTD](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Getting_Things_Done),
  33. [Agile](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agile_software_development),
  34. [BDD](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Behavior_Driven_Development),
  35. [SCRUM](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCRUM),
  36. [Ruby](http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/),
  37. [Ruby on Rails](http://rubyonrails.org/),
  38. [PostgreSQL](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PostgreSQL),
  39. [Geocoding](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geocoding),
  40. <br/>
  41. [Gentoo Linux](http://www.gentoo.org/),
  42. [KPI](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_performance_indicator),
  43. [MongoDB](http://www.mongodb.org/),
  44. [jQuery Mobile](http://jquerymobile.com/),
  45. [Public speaking](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_speaking),
  46. [backbone.js](http://backbonejs.org),
  47. [Web Scraping](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_scraping),
  48. <br/>
  49. [Creating JSON API](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Application_programming_interface),
  50. [Agile project evaluations and estimations](http://pivotaltracker.com),
  51. [EBay API](http://developer.ebay.com/common/api),
  52. [shopping.com API](http://developer.shopping.com),
  53. <br/>
  54. [Virtualization](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtualization),
  55. [Unix Shell Scripting](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shell_scripting),
  56. [CI](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuous_integration),
  57. [Growth Hacking](http://www.quora.com/Growth-Hacking/What-is-growth-hacking),
  58. [Conversion Optimization](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conversion_optimization),
  59. <br/>
  60. [A/B testing](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A/B_testing),
  61. [Lean software development](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_software_development),
  62. [Adwords](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adwords),
  63. [price comparison](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Price_comparison),
  64. [e-commerce](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-commerce),
  65. <br/>
  66. [Adsense](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adsense),
  67. [Sinatra](http://www.sinatrarb.com),
  68. [Server Administration](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Server_administration),
  69. [NASK epp](http://www.dns.pl/english/NASK_EPP_Extension_en.pdf),
  70. [Metaprogramming](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metaprogramming),
  71. [affiliate tracking](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affiliate_tracking),
  72. <br/>
  73. [online auction system](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_auction)
  74. <br/>
  75. <br/>
  76. ## Software used:
  77. <hr>
  78. [central plexus](https://github.com/doubledrones/central_plexus),
  79. [MacVim](http://code.google.com/p/macvim/),
  80. [steak](https://github.com/cavalle/steak),
  81. [cucumber](http://cukes.info/),
  82. [Things](http://culturedcode.com/things),
  83. [Newrelic RPM](http://newrelic.com),
  84. [Google Analytics](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Analytics),
  85. [Airbrake](http://airbrake.io/pages/home),
  86. <br/>
  87. [Server Density](http://www.serverdensity.com),
  88. [Boxcar](http://boxcar.io),
  89. [qmail](http://qmail.omnis.ch/top.html),
  90. [monit](http://mmonit.com),
  91. [Jenkins CI](http://jenkins-ci.org),
  92. [VirtualBox](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_box),
  93. [Chef](https://github.com/opscode/chef),
  94. [Vagrant](https://github.com/mitchellh/vagrant),
  95. [VeeWee](https://github.com/jedi4ever/veewee),
  96. <br/>
  97. [Shelly Cloud](http://shellycloud.com/),
  98. [Pingdom](https://www.pingdom.com/)
  99. <br/>
  100. <br/>
  101. ## Hardware used:
  102. <hr>
  103. [MacBook Air 2012](http://www.apple.com/macbook-air/),
  104. [Sennheisser MM550-X](http://en-us.sennheiser.com/wireless-bluetooth-headset-stereo-mm-550-x-travel),
  105. [Hetzner EX4S Dedicated Servers](http://www.hetzner.de/en/hosting/produkte_rootserver/ex4s)
  106. <br/>
  107. <br/>
  108. ## Involved in:
  109. <hr>
  110. ## [mamymo](http://hitpreis.net/impressum)
  111. <ul>
  112. <li>Price comparison site.</li>
  113. <li>Developed with <a href="http://marcinmichalowski.com/">Marcin Michałowski</a></li>
  114. <li>Multiple external shopping APIs</li>
  115. <li>My role: CTO</li>
  116. <li>Application written in Rails 3</li>
  117. <li>Use of Google APIs</li>
  118. <li>High volume traffic</li>
  119. <li>High availability monitoring</li>
  120. </ul>
  121. <br/>
  122. <hr>
  123. ## [prostydns.pl](http://prostydns.pl)
  124. <ul>
  125. <li>Startup.</li>
  126. <li>Developed with <a href="http://marcinmichalowski.com/">Marcin Michałowski</a></li>
  127. <li>Easy to use DNS management application</li>
  128. <li>My role: owner</li>
  129. <li>Application written in Rails 3</li>
  130. <li>Use external API</li>
  131. </ul>
  132. <br/>
  133. <hr>
  134. ## [28dni.pl](http://28dni.pl) / [go28days.com](http://go28days.com/) / [28dias.es](http://28dias.es/)
  135. <ul>
  136. <li>Startup.</li>
  137. <li>Developed with <a href="http://marcinmichalowski.com/">Marcin Michałowski</a></li>
  138. <li>Site covers woman fertility issues.</li>
  139. <li>Large datasets to analyze and draw charts</li>
  140. <li>Multiple language versions</li>
  141. <li>Application written in early stage of Rails framework (2006)</li>
  142. </ul>
  143. <br/>
  144. <hr>
  145. ## [jobmensa.de](http://jobmensa.de)
  146. <ul>
  147. <li>Commercial project.</li>
  148. <li>Site is for students searching for jobs.</li>
  149. <li>Team Leader there for 18 months.</li>
  150. <li>Weekly SCRUM master.</li>
  151. </ul>
  152. <br/>
  153. <hr>
  154. ## [experteer.de](http://experteer.de)
  155. <ul>
  156. <li>Commercial project.</li>
  157. <li>Working currently as pair programmer with <a href="http://marcinmichalowski.com/">Marcin Michałowski</a>.</li>
  158. <li>Google-friendly job posting catalog.</li>
  159. <li>Log statistics aggregations.</li>
  160. <li>Large data imports from partners.</li>
  161. <li>Ruby on Rails upgrade on main application.</li>
  162. </ul>
  163. <br/>
  164. <hr>
  165. ## [coworking.czest.pl](http://coworking.czest.pl)
  166. <ul>
  167. <li>Startup.</li>
  168. <li>Spreading idea of coworking in my small city :)</li>
  169. </ul>
  170. <br/>
  171. <hr>
  172. ## [rozklad.czest.pl](http://rozklad.czest.pl)
  173. <ul>
  174. <li>Startup.</li>
  175. <li>Bus schedule searcher with geolocation for mobile devices and desktops.</li>
  176. <li>Login via Facebook.</li>
  177. </ul>
  178. <br/>
  179. <hr>
  180. ## [doubledrones.com](http://doubledrones.com)
  181. <ul>
  182. <li>Startup</li>
  183. <li>Learning new developers on live projects.</li>
  184. </ul>
  185. <br/>
  186. <hr>
  187. ## [central plexus](https://github.com/doubledrones/central_plexus)
  188. <ul>
  189. <li>Toolset for installing development environment on new Macs.</li>
  190. <li>Allow you to introduce new developer to project in 1 hour instead of 1 day.</li>
  191. <li>Many useful scripts and tools for everyday development.</li>
  192. </ul>
  193. <br/>
  194. <hr>
  195. ## [excerpt-fu ruby gem](http://github.com/experteer/excerpt-fu)
  196. <ul>
  197. <li>Ruby gem for making excerpts from text. Useful for creating text snippets.</li>
  198. </ul>
  199. <br/>
  200. <hr>
  201. ## [countries ruby gem](https://github.com/hexorx/countries)
  202. <ul>
  203. <li>Ruby gem for country recognition basing on ISO3166 standard.</li>
  204. </ul>
  205. <br/>
  206. <hr>
  207. ## [currencies ruby gem](https://github.com/hexorx/currencies)
  208. <ul>
  209. <li>Ruby gem for currency recognition basing on ISO4217 standard.</li>
  210. </ul>
  211. <br/>
  212. <br/>
  213. ## Hobbies:
  214. <hr>
  215. [PsyTrance Music](http://www.last.fm/user/pr0d1r2),
  216. [Personal development](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personal_development),
  217. [Life hack](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_hack),
  218. [Cooking](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooking),
  219. [Strategy games](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strategy_game),
  220. [Fly fishing](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fly_fishing)
  221. self-development, Psy-Trance music, life-hacking, cooking and good wine, reading books, strategy games, walking and workout with good music, minimalism, fly fishing, chess