#059 - mar 23th 2014


There is some intense turmoil in Taiwan right now. Got busy following and I'm amazed by the level of organization displayed both by protesters and by the geek community. A real lesson of activism.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
If Apple, Google And Facebook Were Countries
A huge map or the new world.
The Open Company Initiative
Maximizing trust through genuine corporate transparency and openness.
Google will eat itself
A canibalistic project of a new kind.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Github Showcase tool
A new classification of github hosted projects.
ScoutRealtime ops
The top unix command for the modern developer.
Minutes tool
Take notes & share them right away.
Apportable mobile
Objective-C for Android.
bunkr web
Create easily your HTML5 presentations.
Feedbag design
A super lightweight design collaboration tool.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Prawn 1.0 rb
A new fresh start for this PDF generation library.
Kibana 3.0.0 ops
The elasticsearch visualization dashboard gets more stable.
Loomio rb
The world needs a better way to make decisions together.
Server-rendered React components in Rails rb
The react-rails gem and how to use it.
Bootflat css3
An open source Flat UI KIT based on Bootstrap 3.1.0 CSS framework.
Iconic history web
A chrome extension that visualizes your browser history as a favicon stack.
ngxtop ops
parses your nginx access log and outputs useful, top-like, metrics of your nginx server.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
7 daily use cases of Ruby Hash mar 14 rb
Hashes to hashes ...
How to Switch Between Selenium and Poltergeist in Capybara mar 14 rb
For rails integration Rspec Test.
100 awesome css/javascript plugins and coding techniques mar 16 js
A whole list of links to various tricks.
Docker Log Management Using Fluentd mar 17 ops
Centralized data collection for docker farms.
The Case for a Dedicated Scrum Master mar 17 tool
Small teams cut back on scrum master position ? They should not.
Exploring Maps In Sass 3.3 mar 17 css3
The long waited associative array in Sass.
MySQL Fabric – adding High Availability to MySQL mar 18 ops
MySQL Fabric is a new framework that adds High Availability (HA) and/or scaling-out for MySQL.
Deploying multi-server docker apps with ambassadors mar 18 ops
Ambassadors are containers who’s sole purpose is to help connect containers across multiple hosts.
How to use a waterfall chart to diagnose your website’s performance pains mar 18 web
How to interpret a waterfall chart.
Comparing speed of RABL and Active Model Serializers mar 19 rb
In short, Active model serializer is faster.
Using RSpec Shared Contexts to Ensure API Consistency mar 21 rb
Shared contexts are groups of examples that you can call from within multiple describe blocks.
Writing a Non-Gemified Strategy for Omniauth mar 21 rb
When you want to develop a strategy as part of you application, not as a gem.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Awesome talks (32 talks)
A curated list of great technical talks.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots #90 (23m) mar 17 web
Do One Thing Well (George Brocklehurst, Mike Burns).
Ruby5 449 (5m) mar 18 rb
Experimental features, half your app, rake rule, polymorphism, hash selector, rails 4.0.4.
Ruby Rogues 148 (1h03) mar 19 rb
Cloud Confusions with Amy Palamountain.
Javascript Jabber 101 (50m) mar 19 js
js-git with Tim Caswell.
Ruby5 450 (6m) mar 21 rb
Prawn, nobody knows ruby, rubygems index, rails girl, ruby cli.
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.