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#035 - oct 6th 2013

Edito

There is plenty of links again this week. Enjoy.

Look

Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Radius Raid
A 13k javascript asteroid-like game.
Better than kitten
Designers compete against kittens.
Lego Calendar syncs with Google Calendar
Any excuse is good to avoid letting go the kid in you.

Use

Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Static Site Generators web
A list of 174 site generators in various languages.
Usability Hub tool
Test your designs and mockups on real people.
The Code Player html5
Video style walkthroughs showing cool stuff being created from scratch.
Tessel tool
Yet another micro-board for web devs, only in pre-order now.
Apigee tool
This API console looks a bit like the Postman chrome extension but lists a bunch of providers.
NodeTime js
Analytics tool for Nodejs.

Install

A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Rubinius 2.0 rb
With focus of compatibility with ruby 2.1, this major release helps ruby to compete with full threaded other languages.
Regularity rb
Human readable Regex.
Polymaps js
A JavaScript library for image- and vector-tiled maps using SVG.
Google web designer html5
An editor for HTML5-based designs and motion graphics that can run on any device.
Absurd.js js
Writing your CSS in JavaScript, and skip the css preprocessing.
Faye 1.0 rb
A big release is all about stability for this ruby and node pubsub/websocket server.
Negative Captcha rb
A plugin to make the process of creating a negative captcha in Rails much less painful.

Read

From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Custom animated checkbox inputs using CSS and iconfonts css3
A great walkthrough for nice looking checkboxes.
11 Steps To Make Your RSpec Specs Awesome sep 29 rb
Advises for a better use of rspec and testing.
Serving ruby gems, the paranoid way sep 30 rb
How to setup your own gem server.
Using papertrail to find weird problems oct 01 rb
Story of a debugging process using Papertrail gem.
Essential Gems When Starting a Ruby on Rails Project oct 01 rb
A list of gems, most are famous, but maybe you will find a few that you don't know about yet.
6 Ways To Remove Pain From Feature Testing In Ruby On Rails oct 02 rb
Tips about testing with no cucumber.
High-Speed Rails Deploys With Git oct 02 rb
Deploying in 5 seconds with simpler, faster Capistrano tasks.
Ultimate guide to learning AngularJS in one day oct 02 js
An interactive introduction to angular using embeded jsfiddles.
How to design useful monitoring graphs and visualizations oct 04 tool
A great review about how to design monitoring graphs.

Watch

Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
How to Design Great APIs (32m) oct 02 web
A talk from Parse developer day, on what makes an API great by using emotion.
A Little Graph Theory for the Busy Developer (43m) oct 03 tool
Very good introduction to graphs for data storage, with video sync with slides and Dr Who graph.
What Every Hipster Should Know About Functional Programming (43m) oct 04 tool
This is the War of the Hipsters. Arm yourself now, before it goes mainstream..

Listen

What could be heard last week ..
Ruby5 406 (5m) sep 27 rb
Lambdas, rocker-box, snowden, canada Gem, community future, DCamp.
Giant robots 68 (34m) sep 30 rb
With Paul Farnell, CEO of Litmus, talk about starting up, business practices, and Litmus.
Ruby5 407 (7m) oct 01 rb
ruby 2.1, tmux, closures, gem config, executable ruby app, git branching model, CI sphero.
RubyRogues 125 (1h26) oct 01 rb
Loyalty and Layoffs. Trust, Career and Corporations.
Javascript Jabber 078 (58m) oct 04 js
Working From Home.
TheChangelog 106 (41m) oct 05 css3
Semantic UI with Jack Lukic.
Links curated by mose (editor).

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