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#025 - jul 28th 2013

Edito

Hmm I didn't have much time this week for the gathering, as I'm busy changing job right now. But behind the scene we are working on preparing a tool for semi-automating the gathering process (well, Dale is the active guy there for now). Have a look at organews if you are curious and want to jump in.

Look

Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Global land temperatures html5
A map of temperatures on the globe since 1900, nicely designed.
Soul reaper html5
Preview of a digital comic in html5 including sound. Great effects.

Use

Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Ruby Warrior rb
An adventure game involving ruby coding.
Bootstrap Hornbook css3
Collection of useful links when working with bootrstrap css.
Flynn tool
Well it's not ready yet but the idea is promising, an open-source Paas based on docker (2 days left to help sponsor it).
Practicing Ruby rb
A monthly publication about ruby. Note that they just opened their archives publicly.

Install

A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
rails 3.2.14 rb
Mainly a bugfix release, announcing that the next version will be the last one for the 3.2 family.
Bower 1.0.0 js
A total rewrite of bower and a big number release, may deserve to jump into.
Phonegap 3.0 mobile
Last week was announced a new version of that cross platform mobile html app development suite.
RubyMotion 2.5 mobile
Some interesting improvement in that release, making it more ruby-like.
ie8 ja shims js
A set of tools for dom support in ie8.
Mix it UP js
A really good css3/jQuery plugin for sorted lists of whatever with special effects.
MVCSS css3
A Sass-based css framework oriented towards OOCSS, BEM and SMACSS.
imagefill.js js
The jQuery plugin for making images fill their containers (and be centered).

Read

From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Building Next Generation Widgets with Web Components jul 19 html5
Another presentation of web components with polymer.js. This topics is really hot nowadays.
This is how they built it jul 19 tool
An amazing list of case studies, to see how they made amazing websites.
Subdomain & Custom Domain in Rails jul 21 rb
A setup for taking subdomain in account in routes and controllers.
Streaming with Rails 4 jul 22 rb
Very good article about the Live API in combination with Server Side Events on front-end.
HTML5 components jul 23 html5
A review on how to implement html components, explaining the shadow dom, with examples of polymer and x-tags.
Optimizing Responsive Design Websites for Performance jul 23 html5
A pair of tips to avoid visitors get impatient waiting for page load.
Web Development Workflow with Grunt jul 24 js
Grunt is not new, it's a life changer, but a lot of webdevs still don't know about it. This tutorial is for them.
Resources to Get You Up to Speed in Ember.js jul 24 js
A list of resources to ramp up on ember.js.
CSS3 Transition Property Basics jul 25 css3
Detailled explanation of transition properties, to add some feeling to your UI.
Globalize Your Configuration jul 26 rb
The gem named global provides an abstraction for the configuration, this article explains how.

Watch

Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
LaConf 2013 (11 videos) jul 14 rb
The LaConf videos have just been released.
Let’s Learn Ember (11 screencasts) js
A free course at tut+ about ember.js.

Listen

What could be heard last week ..
Git minutes 17 (1h15) jul 22 tool
Nicholas Zakas on How Companies Are Using Git(Hub).
Giant robots 58 (31m) jul 22 rb
Pat Brisbin and Mike Burns talk about Haskell, Linux, functional and dynamic programming, and much more.
NodeUp 49 (55m) jul 22 js
Discussion with the team of diy.org about how they use node.js.
Ruby5 388 (5m) jul 23 rb
licences, subdomains, dev workflow, rails girl.
RubyRogues 115 (1h04) jul 24 rb
Functional and Object Oriented Programming with Jessica Kerr.
Ruby5 389 (5m) jul 26 rb
rails 3.2.14, laconf, practicing ruby, shoes 4, base16-builder, gutentag.
Javascript Jabber 068 (48m) jul 26 js
ES6 with Aaron Frost.
Links curated by mose (editor).

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