#016 - may 26th 2013


Here is it, there is a new website on It is a static website generated with a small rakefile and grunt, the ember version of it is still under development.


What could be heard last week ..
Git Minutes #09 (45m) may 20 tool
Recording in the Git Merge conference in Berlin with various Git Heroes.
Giant robots 49 (36m) may 20 rb
Recorded at railsconf, talking about
Ruby5 371 (6m) may 21 rb
Dev rules, promotion, json apis, futuroscope, searchlight, i18n-extractor.
RubyRogues 106 (1h) may 22 rb
Jeff Atwood talks about Discourse, and also Stack Overflow.
The Changelog #90 (1h05) may 22 tool
Avdi Grimm and Pair programming.
Ruby5 372 (6m) may 24 rb
Activerecord intervention, motionbuilder, gemcoding, backbone, lyricfy, Josh Kemp.
Javascript Jabber 060 (58m) may 24 js
Development environment, and a great collection of links to JS tools.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Pairing on discourse (2h) may 17 rb
A google hangout capture of a pairing session between Avdi Grimm and Josh Susser.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Dojo for jQuery Developers may 19 js
JQuery is not the only choice, give Dojo a try.
How to properly mirror a git repository may 21 tool
The details beyond the simple mirror cloning.
ActionWidgets: Rails helpers on steroids may 21 rb
Work demo using the ActionWidget gem.
Testing Against Multiple Rails Versions may 21 rb
Configuration tips for testing rails apps on various versions.
Progressively enhancing HTML5 forms may 21 html5
How to gracefully fallback from the new HTML5 form elements.
Apple Is Using Sass, And They’re Doing It Wrong may 22 css3
Comments on how Apple uses SASS and how they shouold make it better.
Three Approaches to Remote Pair Programming may 22 tool
Tools and methods for pair programming.
Logic in Media Queries may 22 css3
Some quick review about css media queries.
Using the Google Maps API with Ruby on Rails and Coffeescript may 23 rb
For displaying GPS data on a google map.
Simple Background Jobs with Sucker Punch may 23 rb
Based on celluloid, Sucker Punch is a simple worker gem.
5 HTML5 Features you need to know may 25 html5
A quick list of very useful HTML5 features.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
GlassRails rb
A gem to build apps for google glasses.
Label.css css3
Simple css for adding labels anywhere on a photo.
Spree 2.0.0 rb
That's a heavy release from the leading ecommerce gem for rails.
MotionBundler rb
A gem for Ruby Motion dependencies management.
JRuby 1.7.4 rb
A lot more compatibility and bug fixes.
Framer js
A prototyping tool for animation and interaction on desktop and mobile.
Tourist js
A javascript overlay for visiting front end features.


Web applications and tools, available for making our life easier.
How to keep up to date on Front-End Technologies tool
List of resources to follow to get on the edge of the web.
spiffy HTML5 site templates html5
A collection of free responsive HTML5 templates.
Six UX css3
Showroom of short (6s) css effects.
Screen Sizes mobile
Updated list of screen sizes of all existing devices.
Place it mobile
Include a screenshot in a photo in situation, quite cool.
Slides tool
For creating and hosting nice web slides.
Links curated by mose (editor).

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