#047 - dec 29th 2013


This week podcasters are in holidays, but ruby is not, here is v2.1 coming out. And various other notable releases visibly wanted to get out before 2014. All good for us :) See you next year!


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
RSQ helping you sell shit since 1977
Very nice advertisement agency website.
Christmas tree
... with 11 lines of javascript.
Postcard designer
Little website to draw a symetrical shape, should amuze your kids.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Is ruby fast yet? rb
Practical, comparative benchmarks of Ruby implementations.
Ruby docs rb
Create your perfect set of docs by picking exactly the versions you need.
nth-test css3
A quick tester for nth-child css pseudo class.
The best design tools design
A list of tools for designers.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Ruby 2.1 rb
The first ruby version following semantic versionning. Well it was fast.
Rubygems 2.2.0 rb
Check the list of changes, now gems can be shared between various ruby version, ohoh.
Jasmine 2.0 js
This new version don't depend ruby anymore, which is replaced by node and grunt.
Ruboto 1.0 mobile
A stabilized version of this jruby android development toolkit.
Scriptexecutor rb
Ruby library for executing shell scripts, locally or on remote server.
Ruby object mapper rb
The new version of datamapper for ruby.
Unison.js js
Unifying named breakpoints across CSS, JS, and HTML.
cheet.js js
Easy easter eggs in the browser.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
9 common mistakes developers make dec 24 tool
It's more about startup developers but the list of advices can make sense.
Advanced Image Optimization Tricks dec 24 design
Manual optimization of images, a serie of tricks.
Exception causes in ruby 2.1 dec 25 rb
A new feature in ruby to handle nested exceptions.
The Yeoman Monthly Digest #2 dec 26 js
Various links related to yeoman and grunt in a very nice newsletter.
How Asset Precompile Works, Part II dec 26 rb
This article contains some in-depth coverage of the Rails asset pipeline.
Coding With Koding dec 27 tool
Koding just came out of private beta, here is a quick tour.
Code to Read When Learning Go dec 27 go
A quick post listing interesting projects in go.
How can Rails react to the rise of the JavaScript applications? dec 28 rb
Some thought about the future of rails.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Automated CSS Testing (42m) dec 25 js
A talk at jsconf asia 2013.
Running Cloud Foundry on OpenStack (43m) dec 26 ops
Dr Nic talks about making your own cloud up there.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots 80 (28m) dec 23 tool
with Josh Pigford about time management, entrepreneurship and farming.
RubyRogues 137 (58m) dec 25 rb
Book Club – Functional Programming for the Object-Oriented Programmer with Brian Marick.
Javascript Jabber 089 (52m) dec 27 js
The Node Security Project with Adam Baldwin.
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.