#043 - dec 01st 2013


It's harder and harder to keep this letter to a decent size, there are so many things happening each week. And I confess I like to keep the topics a bit wider than just ruby or webdev. My bad. But I wonder, what you readers think about it ? Feels free to just hit reply on this mail and share your thoughts.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Best Visualizations 2013
the best and brightest of the data viz world in 2013.
A kickstarter for an integration around a raspberry PI, presented in a nice scroll-animated website.
Robo Boogie
Choose a robot and design how it's moving. If you have kids they may like it.
Hello processing
An excited overview of processing (.js or not).


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Typing tool
Typing Practice for Programmers.
BreakpointTester mobile
Test your responsive design by breakpoints, not by device widths.
Color sublime tool
Make Your Sublime Text2 More Awesome.
Programmr tool
Another website for coding fun, play and pracice.
Coder Sumo tool
A peer-review based coding exercise website.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Ionic mobile
A front-end framework for developing hybrid mobile apps in HTML5.
Ember 1.2.0 js
Ember seems to accelerate its release cycle.
Monocle rb
Link and news sharing. hmm, maybe we should use this for Greenruby ?
Shoppe rb
An alternative to Spree ? ah finaly.
Docker 0.7 ops
A lot of great changes included in that new version.
Otto go
A JavaScript parser and interpreter written natively in Go.
Deep Tree rb
Get deeply nested Ruby hashes nodes quickly.
RubyMine 6.0 rb
If you are into IDEs, rubymine just released a new version.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
rvm implode nov 24 rb
A post explaining the switch to chruby on mac.
Anti-Pattern: iteratively building a collection nov 25 rb
Some examples about how to do and not do collection building in ruby.
Faster scrolling nov 25 css3
A technique to accelerate scrolling by avoiding unnessecary paint on the mouse events.
Fun with JavaScript Native Array Functions nov 25 js
An extensive recapitualtion about array manipulation in js.
8 HTML Elements You’re Not Using nov 25 html5
Well, you probably already use some/most of them, but the list is interesting.
Advanced Memoization in Ruby nov 26 rb
How to avoid redeclaring variables in the objects lifetime.
Creating Desktop Applications With node-webkit nov 26 js
Node gets the server, the browser, and gets into the apps now.
The History of RocksDB nov 26 tool
The reasons why rocksDB was created.
Capistrano 3 upgrade guide nov 26 tool
Capistrano 3 introduces some major changes, upgrading requires some attention.
Caching API Requests nov 29 rb
Advises about caching api requests.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Ruby conf 2013 (2 talks) rb
Only few videos, but probably more will come soon.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots 76 (41m) nov 25 tool
With Alex Kesler, founder and CEO of inSegment about digital marketing, GTD and productivity.
Ruby5 422 (7m) nov 26 rb
heap overflow, rack Attack, cookie storage, file tasks, ruby gc.
The Changelog 113 (57m) nov 26 js
Keep npm running with Isaac Schlueter and Charlie Robbins.
RubyRogues 133 (1h18) nov 27 rb
Threading with Emily Stolfo.
Food fight nov 27 (58m) nov 27 ops
Docker in Practice.
Javascript Jabber 086 (1h03) nov 29 js
Ember.js & Discourse with Robin Ward.
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.