#045 - dec 15th 2013


The glass is neither half-full nor half-empty: it's just twice as big as it needs to be.
(just an unknown geek quote).


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Depressed 404
Web server monologue on a 404 page.
Fixed digital agency
Nice scroll based creative presentation.
The verge 50
50 portraits of influencial people in 2013 (from an american pespective).
From the Android API, Returns true if the user interface is currently being messed with by a monkey..


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Public APIs tool
Thousands of APIs and public cloud web services.
We work remotely tool
A very active place for finding remote work or workers.
Prerender js
A service (with open source code) for prerendering js sites for SEO purposes.
Regex 101 tool
An online regex tester for javascript, php, pcre and python.
Penflip tool
A writing collaboration tool with version control, a little like hackpad but more github-oriented.
O2 js style guide js
The JS coding conventions used for o2.js, if you need one.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Hub tool
A command-line wrapper for git that makes you better at GitHub.
RethinkDB tool
This is a neat alternative to mongoDB, a NoSQL database that can do joins, and comes with very neat admin web interface.
Sublime Debugger rb
Interactive ruby debugger for sublimetext 3.
Uru rb
Multi-platform Ruby version manager.
Purgatory rb
Save changes to an ActiveRecord model so that they can be applied at a later time.
Fudge rb
A tool for enforcing code coverage and documentation in continuous integration.
Chef browser ops
A sinatra web application for browsing chef data.
Lumberjack tool
JavaScript utility that hijacks the browser console, makes it more beautiful.
Vagrant 1.4 ops
This new version includes a docker provisionner.
Phantomas tool
PhantomJS-based web performance metrics collector and monitoring tool.
Qooxdoo js
Component-based js framework.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Chef: The Company Formerly Known as Opscode dec 9 ops
Opscode raised funds, and renames itself to Chef (or actually GetChef).
Using Your Terminal From The DevTools dec 9 tool
A new Chrome DevTools extension that brings the power of the terminal to your browser.
Grunt for People Who Think Grunt is Hard dec 11 js
A newbies guide to Grunt.js by Chris Coyer.
Call to Action: Long running Ruby benchmark dec 11 rb
Sam Saffron calls to arm for establishing a ruby benchmarking platform.
Getting Started with AngularJS and Rails 4 dec 11 rb
A step-by-step tutorial.
CFEngine vs. Puppet vs. Chef vs. Ansible vs. Salt dec 12 ops
A small reminder about the grand-father of devops tools.
Go for Rubyists dec 12 go
Quick introduction to Go.
A Deeper Look at Ruby's Enumerable dec 14 rb
Learn how to iterate over collections in a lazy manner.
Useful gems that work well with rails 4 dec 15 rb
A list of verified Gems that play well with the new rails.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Docker at Spotify (11m) dec 11 ops
Quick presentation of how docker is used at spotify.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots 78 (28m) dec 9 tool
Chris Lindland, CEO of about online fashion, self-generating product and dress-pant-sweatpants.
Ruby5 425 (6m) dec 10 rb
ActionParameter, purgatory, promise.rb, rails session, jruby 1.7.9.
RubyRogues 135 (1h09) dec 11 rb
HTTP 2.0 with Ilya Grigorik.
Ruby5 426 (5m) dec 13 rb
Thoughtbot on SO, verifying doubles, stagehand, bundler, roar.
Javascript Jabber 087 (1h) dec 13 js
TC39 (Ecmascript) with Alex Russell.
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.