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Name: Angel Rivera

Hometown: Trenton, NJ

Twitter: twrivera

Primary development language(s): Python, C#, Java

Technology you're most interested in right now: Python, MongoDB, PaaS, Node.js

Application currently hosted on OpenShift: PrezPoll

Technologies used: Flask, Python, OpenShift scaled gears, JavaScript, HTML and CSS

What's it do?

A simple application that captures a user's pick for the U.S. 2012 Presidency

What motivated you to create the application?

OpenShift has many compelling features but first and foremost it is completely open and uses open source standards. Other compelling features include support for multiple programming languages, database engines and application frameworks. OpenShift enables developers to create applications and quickly deploy them with out the hassle of provisioning or maintaining costly data and hosting infrastructures. The OpenShift crew provides excellent technical support and self help resource in the form of blogs, community forums and their irc chat room.

What are some features you'd like to see in OpenShift?

Support for Python 2.7 & 3.2, Custom SSL certificates, Ability to see Usage/Quotas.


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