#051 - jan 26th 2014


Next week it's chinese new year here in Taipei. During that holiday, I plan to secretly work on a dynamic version of Green Ruby website where we can filter and search links by tags or title. There may also be some redesign involved. But shht, it's secret and not even sure it will pan out.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
In flight
One century of air travel on the world map.
Fake Signs
Fake London underground signs. Simply hillarious.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Ruby Conferences rb
Updated list on upcoming ruby conferences.
Built with web
Find out the technology behind websites.
Web apprentice web
Clear and Concise Tutorials on Web Services, APIs, Libraries and Widgets.
Raw Github tool
Render HTML, apply CSS, execute JavaScript.
Signature Generator tool
For generating html signatures in your emails.
Ascii Design tool
A wysiwyg ascii interface design tool.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
ElasticSearch Rails rb
Since Tire Retired we were waiting for the official elasticsearch rails toolkit. Here is its pre-release version.
Eye ops
Process monitoring tool. Inspired from Bluepill and God.
Jently ops
A Ruby app that makes your Jenkins run tests on Github PR and updates their commit status.
Remote.js js
Remote control for Web apps (using sound).
Node for IOS js is a low-footprint, Node.js-compatible JavaScript API for your mobile apps.
Rest Superman tool
Fast Parallel Async HTTP client as a Service to monitor and manage 10,000 web servers (java).
fn.js js
A JS library built to encourage a functional programming style & strategy.
Generator angular martini go
Yeoman generator for AngularJS + Go + Martini.
Ubersicht tool
A dashboard for recent activity on all of a user's or github organisation.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Getting started with gulp jan 19 js
Step aside Grunt, there’s a new task runner in town.
Replace Rake with Thor jan 20 rb
Because unit testing Rake tasks is a pain in the ass.
51 Startup Failure Post-Mortems jan 20 web
An interesting list of quote about why it failed for them.
Docker raises $15M jan 21 ops
Seems like docker is going to be even bigger this year.
Web-flow editing from Pull Requests jan 21 tool
Github make PR easier to edit on your browser.
We spent a week making Trello boards load extremely fast jan 22 web
Here is how they did it (from 7s to less than 1s).
Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability jan 24 ops
A serie of links about scalability.
Persisting data in Ruby with PStore jan 25 rb
A simple yet powerful way to store data on the filesystem.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
ng-conf 2014 (29 videos) jan 20 js
The angluar conf that happened last week.


What could be heard last week ..
NodeUp 58 (1h26) jan 20 js
Discussions around Groupon.
Ruby Rogues 140 (1h12) jan 22 rb
Heroku with Richard Schneeman.
Devops Cafe 46 (50m) jan 23 rb
Ben Golub, CEO of Docker, for a chat about ... Docker.
Javascript Jabber 093 (54m) jan 24 js
The New York Times and JavaScript with Eitan Konigsburg, Alastair Coote and Reed Emmons.
Ruby5 434 (5m) jan 24 rb
Selecta, gowroker, devdocs, interview questions,, phantomjs.
Links curated by mose (editor), xenor, mickey, ilake (informers).

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.