#038 - oct 27th 2013


Last week I had some problems with my podcast client for android,. So I got back to gPodder and found out Listen-up. This app that is really neat. You can check my gPodder listing.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Metaball soup
If you loved the sqwishy earth of last week, you will also love that soup.
A interactive resume
Designer resume can be mind blowing, this one uses scrolling for a mario effect.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Metabright tool
A site for coders to complete challenges, raise reputation, and eventually find jobs.
CodeClimate for JS tool
The famous ruby code thermometer now opens to js.
Geeklist git tool
Geeklist opened a free git repo hosting, powered by gitlab.
DoCapture tool
A job website focused on remote opportunities.
RemoteJobs tool
Free, quick, high-res, website screen captures in the exact size you need.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Font Awesome 4 css3
Last release of that css font lib, faster and with more icons.
Mean js
MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) stack Boilerplate.
HTML5 admin css
A bootstrap css theme for admin backends.
post_json rb
PostJson is everything you expect of ActiveRecord and PostgreSQL, with the added power and dynamic nature of a document database.
Snap.svg js
The JavaScript SVG library for the modern web.
Happy Rhino js
Another client-side web application framework.
Lime go
A ST2 compatible editor written in go, python, QT. Still in progress but promising.
Serf go
A service discovery tool using the gossip protocol, for devops.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Inside GitHub's Super-Lean Management Strategy oct 18 web
A long article about Github management model and how it drives innovation
Getting to Know Pluck and Select oct 20 rb
For improving performance with ActiveRecords, 2 useful methods.
Page caching with Rails 4 oct 20 rb
The built-in page caching has been extracted to a separate gem in Rails 4.
Ruby 2.0: respond_to? oct 21 rb
Details about the change in respomd_to? that in ruby 2 only works on public methods.
OS X 10.9 Mavericks: The Ars Technica Review oct 23 tool
Very detailled review of what changes in the new mac system.
Easy database migration using Taps(-taps) oct 24 rb
Want to migrate from mysql to postgresql ? Taps-taps !
A/B Testing with Split in Ruby on Rails oct 24 rb
Split is a great Ruby gem which you can use to run A/B tests in any Rack-based project like Sinatra or Rails.
12 Awesome CSS3 Features oct 25 css3
A set of css3 features that finaly work on all (recent) browsers.
CSS3 Inheritance Tips and Tricks oct 25 css3
There are a few new inheritance features in CSS3 you may not be aware of.
Fontello: The Past and Future of the Icon Font Service oct 25 css3
The story behind


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Sass Bites #12 - Introduction to Compass (17m) oct 24 css
This weekly screencast shares tips about SASS, check previous episodes too.
Baruco 29013 ruby conf (10 videos) rb
The videos from barcelona rubyconf are available this week.
RealTime Conf 2013 (32 videos) tool
A very creative conf, featuring an amazing storytelling pattern with a very geeky taste.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots 71 (40m) oct 21 rb
Josh Clayton and Ben Orenstein interview each other about their managing director positions.
Git Minutes #24 (1h03) oct 21 tool
Zoran Zaric on Backups with Bup (git-based backup tool).
Ruby5 413 (5m) oct 22 rb
rails releases, upgrafing to rails 4, migrant, smallest distributed system, modelling user sessions.
RubyRogues 128 (1h16) oct 23 rb
Book Club: Confident Ruby with Avdi Grimm.
Ruby5 414 (5m) oct 25 rb
casting, autoprefixer, ivar_encapsulation, termit, ruby on mavericks.
Javascript Jabber 081 (50m) oct 25 js
Promises for Testing Async JavaScript with Pete Hodgson.
The Changelog 109 (50m) oct 26 tool
Open Karma with Justine Arreche and Sebastian Gräßl. Mating coders with designers. Keep an eye on that one.
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.