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#046 - dec 22th 2013

Edito

Now there are 100 subscribers to this newsletter, from 28 different countries. Nothing compared to the other publishers out there, but I have no time and interest in promotion. After all this weekly mail was just intended to be sent to a dozen of friends. And it went on like a personal habit, forcing me to keep in touch with the flow. Anyways, if I don't know you and if you like it, I'm happy enough. (and xenor is too). Happy hollidays if you get any!

Look

Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Metaballs
Another amazing 3d demo with three.js.

Use

Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Rails-assets rb
A proxy service between bundler and bower.
ScraperWiki tool
It's out there in beta for a while and they prepare a release for next month.
Marvelapp tool
Looks like the future of mockups.
The Sprite Generator css3
Make sprites animation easily, by uploading image-per-image files there (or just get the code and roll your own).
Regex Golf tool
A coding game for regexper.

Install

A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Rails 4.1 beta rb
This is the christmas gift from rails, beta, but promising.
Myth css3
Collection of polyfills converters for modern CSS authoring.
Prawn rb
After 2 years of lag, finaly the PDF generation library for ruby wakes up.
Project Hub tool
An HTML template for project timelines, explained.
Spinkit css3
CSS spiners.
Benchmarkjs js
A robust benchmarking library that works on nearly all JavaScript platforms.
Gitdown tool
Don't commit when you're drunk (powered by arduino).
Gitless tool
A version control tool build on top of git.

Read

From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Security Maintenance Extension of Ruby 1.8.7 and 1.9.2 dec 17 rb
Ruby 1.8 gets back from the dead! Thx Heroku.
Another Post About Dependency Injection in Ruby dec 17 rb
Ruby dependency injection, demystified.
5 architecture anti-patterns and solutions for large Rails apps dec 18 rb
Lessons learned from growing a large rails app.
Happy 17th Birthday CSS dec 18 css3
An occasion to learn or remember about the origins of CSS.
Coding in the Cloud dec 19 tool
Dev stack for in-browser coding, featuring Cloud9 and Nitrous.
Why Usability Testing is Vital to Success dec 19 design
Introduction to usability and some tools that can be used to test it.
Intro to Shadow DOM dec 20 html5
Some light shed on this part of the web components spec.

Watch

Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
The Padrino Framework (31m) dec 19 rb
Padrino is a framework built on top of Sinatra.

Listen

What could be heard last week ..
Arrested DevOps 002 (1h06) dec 16 ops
Does Testing Keep You From Making a Huge Mistake?
Giant robots 79 (38m) dec 16 tool
Uncle Bob Martin about functional programming, ethics, and writing.
Ruby5 427 (5m) dec 17 rb
rails-assets, rails database info, callbacks extraction, shutterbug, enumerable, prawn.
RubyRogues 136 (51m) dec 18 rb
Consulting vs Product Work Part 2 with Steven Proctor.
The Changelog 115 (43m) dec 20 ops
Flynn updates with Jonathan Rudenberg and Jeff Lindsay.
Ruby5 428 (6m) dec 20 rb
rails 4.1beta, secrets.yml, ruby DI, yield or enumerate, dashing-rails.
Javascript Jabber 088 (46m) dec 20 js
Lazy.js with Daniel Tao.
Links curated by mose (editor).

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