#050 - jan 19th 2014


In 2 weeks there is the 5th geeklist world-wide hackacthon, maybe you are interested in joining and/or suggesting projects, that can be fun.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
A nice scrollbased Sony presentation all in HTML.
Black Brick Road
An (work in progress) interactive story in HTML5, code source is on github.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Kimono tool
Never write a web scraper again.
Nasty Icons design
A perverted icon collection.
Funded tool
Rapid startup prototyping and financial planning.
JS the right way js
Compilation of best practices for js coding, with links to sources.
GoCasts go
Bite sized screencasts to help you learn Go faster.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Polymer boilerplate js
A Polymer.js template for building fast, robust web apps using Web Components.
Rails Bricks rb
Create Rails apps faster by automating setup tasks.
Hub tool
Command-line wrapper for git that makes you better at GitHub.
Que rb
Queue for Ruby and PostgreSQL that manages jobs using advisory locks.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Ruby 1.9.3 will die in feb 2015 jan 10 rb
Let's push towards ruby 2 harder.
Introduction to Go (Golang), Part 1 jan 12 go
A pretty good overview for wannabe go beginners.
Callbacks, Promises, Signals and Events jan 12 js
When and how use each pattern.
GitHub's Public Speaking Culture jan 13 tool
Benefits of sending devs talk at conferences.
PolymorphicFinder jan 13 rb
Replace conditionnals with some polymorphism, example.
Myth Busting: CSS Animations vs. JavaScript jan 13 css3
Why CSS animation is not necessarily faster (but check this response).
Rails Testing Antipatterns: Fixtures and Factories jan 14 rb
Some common antipatterns in writing tests for Rails applications.
Compare Commits Between Git Branches jan 16 tool
The usage of git show-branch.
Dotenv for multiple environments jan 17 rb
Advanced configless strategy.
Paths aren't strings jan 18 rb
The right use of the Pathname object.
Ruby syntax trivia jan 18 rb
Some acrobatic tricks in ruby syntax.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
What is in store for the future of Angular (54m) jan 10 js
Talk of angular code devs at devoxx 2013.


What could be heard last week ..
Food fight show jan 10 (1h031) jan 10 ops
We're Doing It Wrong.
Arrested Devops 004 (1h01) jan 13 ops
Agile and DevOps.
NodeUp 57 (1h21) jan 13 js
Discussions around Docker.
Ruby5 432 (6m) jan 14 rb
lt-ruby, TDrails, CodeBrag, DBeater, I18nema, 1.9.3 EOL.
Ruby Rogues 139 (1h12) jan 17 rb
Riak with Sean Cribbs and Bryce Kerley.
Javascript Jabber 092 (1h04) jan 17 js
The MEAN Stack with Ward Bell and Valeri Karpov.
Ruby5 433 (6m) jan 17 rb
Activesupport notification, railsbricks, composable matchers, DotEnv, Polymorphic finder.
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.