#022 - jul 7th 2013


There is some activity happening for Green Ruby on github. We are preparing a collaborative newsroom or something like that. Feel free to jump in if you feel like (the channel #greenruby on freenode is always open).


Web applications and tools, available for making our life easier.
Github Releases tool
Another new feature on github for handling releases, pretty neat.
Rails security rb
A monthly security newsletter from Code Climate.
A Free icons set tool
Always useful to get more icons at hand (1000 free vector icons there).
Sketchplanations tool
One sketch per day in your mailbox.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Style-Guide-Boilerplate css3
Making a style guide helps a lot when various people have to use same design.
Hitch.js js
An extensible-web way to write CSS.
Stringer js
Anti-social RSS reader (now that google reader is dead).
Autobench rb
Gathers web metrics using phantom.js.
Microformats2 rb
A lib to extract microformat data from web pages.
Phantomflow rb
User interface testing and visualisation.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Writing javascript tests with tape jun 30 js
Tape is a TAP-style testing tool in node for javascript, here used in combination with
Add Rules to Stylesheets with JavaScript jul 1 js
Take over CSS management within javascript world.
Introducing the HTML5 FullScreen API? jul 1 html5
When your web app makes sense full screen, here is the code for it.
Running RSpec tests from the browser jul 1 js
A demonstration of use of jstest combined with ruby rspec tests.
Exploring Rack jul 1 rb
Good review about Rack and how to write a middleware.
9 Mind-Blowing Canvas Demos jul 1 css3
Amazing html5 effects, better use chrome if you really want to see everything there.
Deployment Best Practices jul 2 tool
Dome basic deployment common sense, with our personal favorite : never deploy on friday !
Intermediate Ember Controller Concepts jul 3 js
Some light on a few concepts related to Ember controllers.
16 Best HTML5 Frameworks for Rapid Development jul 3 html5
For games or for web apps, here are some html5 frameworks.
Activity Feeds Based on Redis jul 4 rb
Example of use of the redis_timeline gem in a rails app.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Building a mocking library (44m) jun 28 rb
Talk by Andy Lindeman detailling how to write a lib that does mocking. Live TDD coding.
Motion in the Middle - RubyMotion as a Gateway to iOs (11m) jul 2 mobile
A microtalk from Goruco about RubyMotion.
Functional Programming and Ruby by Pat Shaughnessy (42m) jul 3 rb
From Goruco again, comparison between Haskell and Ruby.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots 55 (42m) jul 1 rb
The Value of Flow, with Cameron Moll.
Ruby5 383 (5m) jul 2 rb
One liner, better controllers, verified_double, mocking library, ready for rails 4.
RubyRogues 112 (1h) jul 3 rb
Community Hacks, discussion about the ruby community.
The Changelog 95 (1h) jul 3 tool
Civic hacking with Mike and Ezra at Code for America.
Javascript Jabber 066 (40m) jul 5 js
Transitioning to JavaScript.
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.