#029 - aug 25th 2013


This week there is a lot of videos from Lone Star and Steel City. Also, I give at the very end a list of many podcasts, not really related to ruby, but can be of interest.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Cyclemon web
Funny collection of bicycles.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Aboard tool
Combine some RSS feeds and sail the seas of inspiration.
Codassium tool
An online service to conduct remote coder interviews.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Sassaparilla css3
A css framework on compass focused on responsive designs.
Tern js
Stand-alone code-analysis engine for JavaScript, with plugins for vim, emacs, ST.
NProgress.js js
A nanoscopic progress bar. Featuring realistic trickle animations to convince your users that something is happening.
Steroids mobile
On the top of phonegap, but guilding thing in an hybrid way, like semi-native and faster.
Brick web
UI component for the web by Mozilla.
Apropos css3
A compass extension for handling responsive image sizes.
IEvms tool
Debugging js/css for IE is hell, this can help by setting up virtual machines for each version.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Decoupling Your HTML, CSS, and JavaScript aug 17 html5
Some good practices about building web sites.
Running Headless Selenium with Chrome aug 19 js
An interesting setup with chrome, selenium, and vagrant.
Deliberate Git aug 19 js
A textual version of a talk about git at Steel City. Lotta tips.
An absolute beginner's guide to node.js aug 20 js
Yet another starting point to node.
The Observer Pattern aug 20 rb
Building observer class from scratch.
Inconsistent Architecture aug 21 rb
Interesting insight about architecture choices when building a (rails) application.
Using Ruby’s Scan Method to Transform Strings aug 22 rb
A tiny trick using scan on strings.
10 Interface Typos You Don’t Even Know You’re Making aug 22 web
A small lesson of proper english for UI makers.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Friendly Flying Robots with Ruby (40m) aug 16 rb
Jim Weirich shows how to control a drone with ruby.
Devops for the rubyist soul (30m) aug 17 rb
Capistrano, puppet, git, vagrant, the lessons from Braintree.
Steel City Ruby (13 videos) aug 17 rb
The videos from Steel city 2013 Ruby conf.
Lone Star Ruby Conf 2013 (30 videos) aug 19 rb
A huge collection of the talks from lone star. Like if you were there.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots 62 (32m) aug 19 rb
Ben speaks with Natalie Nagele and Ilya Sabanin about Wildbit, Beanstalk, and work flow.
Gitminutes #19 (1h07) aug 19 tool
Discussion with Marcin Kuzminski, co-founder of RhodeCode, an open-source Git/Mercurial hosting provider.
Ruby5 396 (6m) aug 20 rb
rails 4.1, numdler local path, multitable fulltext search predicates, strong params, ruby2 & rails4 docs, rails API best practices.
RubyRogues 119 (1h17) aug 21 rb
Accessibility with Brian Hogan.
TheChangelog 101 (1h) aug 22 js
Talk with Isaac Schlueter about the origins of npm, and Node.js.
Ruby5 397 (6m) aug 23 rb
ruby_identicon, observer pattern, lita, figaro, common table expressions, top 10 rails sites.
Javascript Jabber 072 (49m) aug 23 js
Screencasts, how to make them.
More podcasts tool
I was asked recently if I was really listening to all the podcasts I list here. The answer is yes, and that's only a subgroup of all what I listen to. I got a bus commute (almost) everyday of 2 hours and I don't listen to music (ever).
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.