#054 - feb 16th 2014


Argh the subscription form was broken last week after the layout upgrade on It's fixed now. The v2 of the website is still cooking.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Ruby Heroes
Vote for your ruby Hero.
57 maps to see the world
A serie of odd, funny or revealing maps of the world.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Keybase tool
A public directory of publicly auditable public keys. In beta.
Hemingway tool
Helps you write simpler english.
Sublimall tool
Sync sublimetext config across platforms.
Still maintained tool
A place to mark your open source project as abandoned or looking for a new maintainer.
Orats rb
Opinionated rails application templates and chef cookbooks.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Elasticsearch 1.0.0 tool
That's a big number for that search engine tool.
Inch rb
A documentation tool for the Ruby programming language.
Git sh tool
A dedicated shell just for your Git commands.
Git commit msg tool
Sublimetext plugin to show the git commit history for one or more lines of code.
Forceps rb
Copy active record models from remote databases.
Mercury rb
A full featured HTML5 editor as a rails engine.
InstantClick js
A js trick to begin preloading pages on hover.
Aptly ops
Swiss army knife for Debian repository management, for mirroring and snapshooting.
Blockade ops
A docker utility for testing network failures. Like putting a chaos monkey in a cage.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Using Test Doubles in ChefSpec feb 8 ops
How to use stubs and test doubles when testing Chef cookbooks.
JavaScript Promises in Wicked Detail feb 9 js
All you need to know about promises.
Use An Ask, Don’t Tell Policy With Ruby feb 10 rb
An example from Pat about the ask-dont-tell pattern.
Rails 4 Engines feb 11 rb
Split your app in many apps with engines.
Why Ruby blocks exist feb 12 rb
Demonstration of usage of ruby blocks.
Is npm worth $2.6MM? feb 12 web
Interesting opinion of Steve Klabnik about the recent npm fundraising.
Upgrading Your Mind to Rails 4 feb 13 rb
Sharing of an experience jumping to rails 4.
Putting Ruby on Rails on a diet feb 14 rb
The bloat is not a fatality, here is how to cut the fat.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Phoenix web framework for Elixir (40m) feb 4 rb
Presentation about the Elixir Web Framework.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots #85 (40m) feb 10 web
I Want These Ideas To Be Free (Max Temkin).
Arreted devops 6 (1h09) feb 10 ops
DevOps Mythbusters.
Ruby5 439 (7m) feb 11 rb
Structuring sinatra, activerestclient, env!, foreman, nooseX, rubyheroes.
Ruby Rogues 143 (44m) feb 12 rb
Passenger Enterprise with Tinco Andringa and Hongli Lai.
Ruby5 440 (5m) feb 14 rb
Postgresql, gitsh, ask ruby, activity feed, facets.
Javascript Jabber 096 (45m) feb 14 js
The Challenges of Large Single Page JavaScript Applications with Bart Wood.
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.