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#023 - jul 14th 2013

Edito

This week edito is going to be a geek quote: "I would love to change the world, but they won't give me the source code". Let's take 42 seconds to meditate about it.

Use

Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
shit for making websites tool
A list of resources for making websites.
Codio tool
A new web coding IDE for teaching, learning, pairing. Free for public project.
Side Projects tool
A collection of side projects of designers and developers around the world.
Stylie css3
A CSS animation tool, for testing and exploring.
Case study: 538.nl tool
An amazingly detailed case study on the UI of a website, there are a lot of good ideas to get inspired with.
Javascript OO js
A directory of javascript projects, with examples.
Long shadow generator css3
An online tool to design long shadows with css.
Entypo css3
Another collection of creative commons icons.
atMedia css3
Quickly and effectively identify required media queries for specific devices.

Install

A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Final Term tool
A new advanced terminal emulator for linux with a bunch of great features.
Exception Notification rb
Version 4 of this very useful tool has been released, now with more notifiers (and webhook for my irc bot!)
Wiselinks js
This alternative to Turbolinks ships version 1.0, time to give it a try.
Arcane rb
Strong parameters made object oriented.
Leaflet js
A javaScript library for Mobile-Friendly Interactive Maps.
Lazyload js
Lazyload images, iframes, widgets with a ~1kb standalone script.

Read

From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
CSS Balls jul 5 css3
Very cool walkthrough about making balls with CSS.
Developing Google Chrome Extensions jul 5 js
How to write chrome extensions with just a bit of javascript and json.
Digging into Sass jul 8 css3
The expanded explanation from a talk about Sass, pretty detailed.
Authentication with Warden, devise-less jul 8 rb
Devise is a great tool for authentication, but warden can be used alone for greater control.
The Self-Pipe Trick Explained jul 9 rb
An overview of the use of Signal and IO.Pipe in foreman.
CSS Custom Filters jul 9 css3
Using OpenGL for doing kickass css effects with premade shaders.
Comprehensive logging with Rails jul 10 rb
Setup Rails using ZeroMQ for routing log information to somewhere (elasticsearch for example).
Useful GitHub patterns jul 10 tool
List of use cases involving github collaboration environment.
GitHub Flow in the Browser jul 11 tool
Web-only workflow for working on github projects.
Build a Sinatra MVC Framework jul 11 rb
An interesting setup for Sinatra to behave like Rails, without the weight (nor the candies).

Watch

Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
The Future of Selectors (34m) jun 30 js
Interesting talk at jQuery conf about selectors.
Ruby Hangout with AAron Patterson (1h23) jul 10 rb
Talk from a front end dev at coursera.
HTML5 Feature Detection & Fallback (1h) jul 12 html5
The monthly online meetup this time with Tenderlove, as funny as usual.

Listen

What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots 56 (37m) jul 8 rb
Code in a Bubble Bath with Alex MacCaw.
GitMinutes 15 (48m) jul 8 rb
Ryan Hodson on Learning Git.
Ruby5 384 (7m) jul 9 rb
declutter, puma, exception notifier, ettu, octopus, self-pipe.
RubyRogues 113 (1h10) jul 10 rb
DevOps with Nathen Harvey.
Ruby5 385 (6m) jul 12 rb
Rspec, rails security, heroku pipelines, bogus, drink menu, vinscript.
Links curated by mose (editor).

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