#052 - feb 2nd 2014


This is the one-year last edition. For the occasion I revived the publications 001 to 012 from my archives. They are now available on the website. I was sortof surprised that some links are still very valuable. And if all goes well the new website will be ready next week.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Built with chrome
A world remade with lego.
Vote for the Net awards
Vote closing in 50 days.
A 3D physics engine in js, demo is very fast.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Layervault design
Like github, but for designers.
Vim Weekly tool
A new weekly newsletter delivering vim tips.
You might not need jQuery js
List of pure js alternatives to jquery snippets.
Practicing Ruby rb
This publication just open sourced its archives. tool
A simple and free webchat.
Vizify tool
Build a public personal resume.
LearnGitBranching tool
An interactive tutorial to learn more about git branching.
Great Code Club tool
A private developers community with monthly projects.
Javascript OO js
A repository of various JS libs.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Coffeescript 1.7.1 js
Released on jan 28, here is what changed.
fit.js js
To male things fit into other things.
Scroll Reveal js
Declarative on-scroll reveal animations.
Sparkr rb
Lets you create ASCII sparklines for your Ruby CLIs ▁▂▃▅▇


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Culling ActiveRecord Callbacks jan 27 rb
Save future you some time and effort and use a Service Object instead.
10 Things We Forgot to Monitor jan 29 ops
A small list of things the monitor at bitly after feeling the pain of missing them.
Ruby 2.1: Out-of-Band GC jan 29 rb
A patch to make Ruby 2.1's great garbage collection greater.
Docker, Jenkins, Ruby on Rails jan 29 rb
A recipe for continuous deployment.
Bootstrap 3.1 jan 30 css3
Details of features in that new release (official SASS suport, finaly!).
Sass: Mixin or Placeholder? jan 30 css3
Understand the difference between including a mixin and extending a placeholder.
Elasticsearch: Indexing SQL databases. The easy way. jan 30 tool
How to get contents from a SQL database into Elasticsearch with rivers.
Passenger now supports the new Ruby 2.1 Out-Of-Band GC jan 31 rb
It's optional and tricky to enable, but graphs seem to prove it deserves the effort.
What are you doing for Open Data Day 2014? jan 31 web
Feb 22 is the open data day. Here is how you can join in.
Replacing Google Image Charts with D3.js jan 31 js
Example code for making your own charts and evade one more google addiction.
Onboarding developers to your Rails app sucks jan 31 rb
Some tricks about how to make onboarding easier.
Evolution of Cookbook Development feb 1 ops
Summarises a bunch of the current best practices for writing Chef cookbooks.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
A 6 Minute Guide to Keyword Arguments in Ruby 2.0 (7m) jan 27 rb
Short video from cooperpress.
DOFD Episode 12: Mina for Deployment Part 1 (12m) jan 28 ops
Mina the alternative to Capistrano, not a java http server.
Garden City Ruby 2014 (17 presentations) jan 29 rb
Whole collection of Garden City Rubyconf from early in january.


What could be heard last week ..
NodeUp 59 (1h24) jan 28 js
About Node new project lead.
Ruby5 435 (5m) jan 28 rb
Lite config, Thor, Rubygems tips, Mina, Vim weekly.
Ruby Rogues 141 (1h40) jan 29 rb
Teaching Kids with Ron Evans.
Arrested Devops 5 (51m) jan 29 ops
Continuous Integration – CI Told You So!
Ruby5 436 (5m) jan 31 rb
Elixir fountain, Argus, STI+Hstore, Rails validators, Sparkr, Handcooler.
Javascript Jabber 094 (43m) jan 31 js
BonsaiJS with Tobi Reiss.
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.