#014 - may 12th 2013


Here are some news from the front. I'm still working on the Green Ruby website, but in the same move I'm improving the layout of the letter. This week we get icons per category of content.


What could be heard last week ..
RubyRogues 104 (1h) may 4 rb
Rails Views, or all the things that make the page on web apps.
Git Minutes #07 (1h23) may 6 tool
with Martin Geisler about Mercurial (compared to Git).
Ruby5 367 (6m) may 7 rb
railsconf, rails4, adequack, STI, passenger, mail-logger, Jekyll.
The Changelog 0.8.7 (1h18) may 9 tool
with Chat Whitacre, founder of Gittip.
Ruby5 368 (6m) may 10 rb
rubymotion 2.0, sidekiq pro, double-column method call, method dispatch, reform.
Javascript Jabber 058 (43m) may 10 js
Building accessible websites. Not really JS, more about HTML this time.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Upgrading to Rails4 (12m) may 6 rb
Railscast about details that need to be considered when upgrading to rails4.
Meteor after one year (35m) may 6 js
Overview and history of the Meteor.js framework.
Haskell touched me there (10m) may 6 tool
A quick presentation of Haskell.
Ruby conf 2013 may 7 rb
preview of confreaks videos on
Testing Firefox OS (35m) may 7 web
Presentation of the Firefox OS by teh Firefox QA
FlossWeekly with SauceLabs (56m) may 8 tool
Interview of Steve Hazel that tells the story behind auce Labs.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Preview Your Rails Mail with Letter Opener may 6 rb
Tutorial on the use of Letter-opener gem
Genesis of Green Ruby may 7 rb
A quick explanation on how Green Ruby was created and why.
10 years of CSS zen garden may 7 css3
For its 10th anniversary, the zen garden opens on github.
Avoiding Unnecessary Paints may 8 html5
Performance tips for writing faster web pages.
Context Validations may 9 rb
Details about a gem called Context Validations
How Ruby method dispatch works may 9 rb
Details about internal management of methods in ruby
Authentication: Not necessarily a social activity may 9 tool
Despite the doubtful title, this is about using social accounts for auth.
Devise and Rails 4 may 10 rb
Review of some plataformatec gems and their recent releases for rails 4 compatibility.
Dynamic Binding in Ember.js Using Observers may 12 js
An way to play with forms with ember.js
Collective #63 may 12 design
Various pointers to good (or weird, like fartscroll.js) designers resources.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Passenger 4.0.2 rb
Quickly after 4.0.1 last week this one fixes a security issue. But the main news is the shipping of stable version 4.
P js
Peer-to-peer networking with browsers using node, webRTC, websockets.
Snorby rb
Ruby on Rails application for network security monitoring.
Towtruck tool
A firefox tool for sharing the browser remotely.
Jekyll rb
Version 1.0 stable just has been released, with a new website and detailled documentation for this excellent static site generator.
Mestral tool
A tool for managing git hooks.
Animatable css3
A collection of transitions effects in css.
Barkeep tool
Code review tool based on git.


It's hard to pass it, there are so many Saas out there. This week again, some more API-focused services.
Sauce Labs tool
Automated remote browser testing with selenium. Free for Open Source projects.
Links curated by mose (editor).

Green Ruby News was a feed of fresh links of the week about ruby, javascript, webdev, devops, collected by mose, xenor and tysliu every sunday.