#028 - aug 19th 2013


I'm a bit late this week I was busy this week-end travelling to Hong-Kong with a tribe of geeks. Quite fun, but I'm happy to be back in Taipei :)


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Favorite CodePen Demos web
A selection of amazing css/js from Chris Coyler on Codepen.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
BugHerd tool
A hosted bug tracker that plays well with other hosted or Saas services.
3D CSS Tester css3
A tool for testing 3D css transforms. tool
Build, host and share vulnerable web application.
Ruby Hacking Guide rb
An English translation of 'Rubyソースコード完全解説', bible book for Ruby. tool
A central hub of Tutorials, Tools and Assets for developers and designers.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Showterm rb
A gem for recording terminal sessions.
uCSS js
A node tool for finding unused and duplicate CSS rules.
Anima.js js
A js animation library including physics simulation (mass, viscosity, ..).
lolcommits tool
Capture a snapshot for each commit. Of your face.
HTML.js js
A js DOM manipulator.
GeoGit tool
Distributed Version Control for Geospatial Data.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Web Assets – Tips for Better Organization and Performance aug 5 html5
A collection of various tips that can boost your web app.
Advanced Sass list functions aug 8 css3
How to deal with lists in Sass, in detail.
Elixir Design Goals aug 8 rb
Am overview of Elixir design goals, and what it bring to erlang.
Building a Circular Navigation with CSS Transforms aug 9 css3
A nifty tutorial for a special kind of navigation, very fit for mobile.
Conditionals Aren’t Evil, Unless You Duplicate Them aug 11 rb
A mitigation in the war against the ifs.
Don't curse in css comments aug 12 css3
Bad words have impact on css loading (!? wtf).
Does Ruby Need a Mature Binary Repository? aug 13 rb
How to handle private gems and why rubygems proxies.
Ruby 2.0 Under the Hood aug 13 rb
Some important performance improvements from 1.9 to 2.0.
Renderable Null Objects aug 15 rb
An interesting trick for handling null objects in views.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Particular Particulars about Zero Downtime Deploys (29m) aug 3 rb
Discussion about the toolset changes required for zero downtime deploys with unicorn.
Real-time Rails (36m) aug 3 rb
Rails 4 live streaming API and how to use it.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots 61 (34m) aug 12 rb
Paul and Ben talk about tito, funconf, and organizing conferences.
Ruby5 394 (6m) aug 13 rb
ES attachment, refinery, conditionnals, disabling postfix, mutations, lolcommits.
RubyRogues 118 (46m) aug 14 rb
Live Recording at LoneStar Ruby Conference 2013, talking about ruby best practices.
Ruby5 395 (5m) aug 16 rb
ruby fiddle, port scanner, null objects, nitrous, dry crud.
NodeUp 51 (1h10) aug 16 rb
Talking about nodebots (
Javascript Jabber 071 (57m) aug 16 js
JavaScript Strategies at Microsoft with Scott Hanselman.
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.