#055 - feb 23th 2014


This week is mostly obscured by the disappearance of Jim Weirich, and his last commit comments flow is a small sign of his impact in the ruby community.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Parrot AR Drone
Hacky toy.
A repository of wallpapers with a neat UI.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Ruby Style Guide rb
A community effort to list commonly considered best practices in ruby coding.
North tool
Design and development standards to align and guide your project.
Nota web
Visual feedback and issue tracking for web apps.
json manipulator in javascript.
Random User web
Like Lorem Ipsum, but for people.
Silk tool
Platform for sharing collections and vizualisations about anything.
SCM Knowledge base ops
Software Configuration Management, Infrastructure Orchestration and DevOps.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Rails 4.1.0 rc1 rb
Check the rails 4.1 new features. The final release is going to come soon.
Upgrade all your Rails rb
3 different security upgrades require a quick upgrade all your rails.
Psdiff tool
A psd previewer for git.
Cequel rb
A Cassandra ORM for ruby.
Baseimage docker ops
The minimal image from phusion for docker.
Inch rb
A documentation tool for the Ruby programming language.
Massren go
Easily rename multiple files using your text editor.
Mina rb
A deployment tool, alternative to capistrano.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Complaint-Driven Development feb 18 web
Details on the process of development of discourse.
Infinite Scrolling in Rails: The Basics feb 19 rb
Using pagination and ajax for making scrolling infinite (kinda).
Easy full-text search with PostgreSQL and Rails feb 19 rb
Use the gem pg_search to add a full-text search capability to a basic rails application.
Controlling Indirect Inputs feb 19 rb
Indirect inputs in Ruby and how they relate to you as a tester of Ruby software.
Public Methods != Public API feb 19 rb
Some reasons why public API need a special attention.
Building and documenting API in Rails feb 19 rb
An illustration on how to manage a rails API.
Sharing Podcasts feb 20 tool
How we can use technology to save podcasting!
5 Reasons Why You're Not Writing Tests feb 20 rb
Some hints about how to lower the barrier for testing.
Making Accessible Links feb 20 web
A list of tips to improve accessibility, focused on links.
Inside DuckDuckGo, Google's Tiniest, Fiercest Competitor feb 20 web
How could DuckDuckGo, a tiny, Philadelphia-based startup, go up against Google?
The Why and How of Ansible and Docker feb 21 ops
A pretty nice combination. When will we have an ansible in ruby ?


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
ES6 - The Awesome Parts (35m) feb 13 js
Presentation of features in the next javascript.
SassConf videos (15 videos) feb 16 css3
Presentation of features in the next javascript.


What could be heard last week ..
GitMinutes #27 (1h21) feb 17 tool
Stefan Saasen from Atlassian.
Giant robots #86 (22m) feb 17 web
Humility and Patience (Peter Reinhardt of
Ruby5 441 (6m) feb 18 rb
mruby, Hound CI, Activeinteraction, gails flash partials, inch, inheritable aliases, RFZ updated.
Ruby Rogues 144 (1h05) feb 19 rb
Passion, what it is not, and what it abusively used for, as a word.
Javascript Jabber 097 (42m) feb 19 js
Gulp.js with Eric Schoffstall.
Devops cafe 49 (58m) feb 20 ops
With Brandon Burton (Mozilla) to talk about his DevOps journey.
Ruby5 442 (3m) feb 21 rb
Jim Weirich (his ukulele performance).
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.