#064 - apr 27th 2014


That's a busy weekend for us, RubyConf taiwan just ended, check some photos. RailsConf 2014 happened at the same time and confreaks published videos on (see below). And else in the world, here are the geeky news of the week.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
An project of exploration of oceans, superb images and nice navigation


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Accredible tool
Keep track of online training sessions from coursera, edX, udacity.
Pintask tool
Task tracker, ala Trello.
Waffle tool
A workflow tool for github issues. ops
Simple docker hosting for private images.
3D Hubs tool
Find a 3D printer near you.
IE status html5
The prevision of IE support of new css3/js/html5 features, from microsoft.
Rails 4 Application Development rb
I usualy don't link books in this letter, but that one is pretty good.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Allocation tracer rb
Allocation tracer, checking ruby objects lifecycle.
Flynn first preview ops
This long waited PaaS tool released its first usable version.
Gocd go
Automate and streamline the build-test-release cycle for continuous delivery.
Minicron ops
A rails app with a GUI to manage cron jobs and notifications.
Consul ops
A new service discovery tool from the vagrant guys, seems like an evolution of Serf.
Shine css3
A library for pretty shadows.
Gogs go
Self Hosted Git Service, like a gitlab limited to the git features.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Using Facebook Notes to DDoS any website apr 20 web
They say they cannot fix it. Read carefully and protect yourself against this.
TravisCI-like Continuous Integration with Docker and Jenkins apr 21 ops
Zapier explains how they use jenkins, docker and github commit API.
TravisCI-like Continuous Integration with Docker and Jenkins apr 21 ops
Zapier explains how they use jenkins, docker and github commit API.
What docker is and when to use it apr 22 ops
A very good explanation of what docker is not, and how it compares to other technologies.
Ruby Tips Part 5 apr 22 rb
Misc tips about ruby, also good to check the previous ones.
Ruby Security Have You Not! apr 22 rb
Metrics from Hakiri, a service for checking gems security.
TDD is dead. Long live testing. apr 23 rb
A shout out against test-first paradigm from the rails father.
Model-view-controller, Haskell-style apr 25 hk
Doing MVC in Haskell.
Chrome DevTools Features You May Have Missed apr 25 tool
6 dev features from chrome.
What Can Men Do? apr 25 web
Why we need more lady-coders and how to help it.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Building JavaScript Tools (29m) apr 25 js
JavaScript Abstract Syntax Trees and building your own tools.
RailsConf 2014 apr 25 rb
Preview of the confreaks footage from the railsconf this weekend.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots #95 (42m) apr 21 web
Making Time (Chas Emerick, The Quilt Project).
CodePen podcast 009 (29m) apr 22 js
Code quality (linting).
Product Hunt Radio 2 (32m) apr 22 web
About online-to-offline apps, and various other topics.
Ruby5 458 (6m) apr 22 rb
Searchlight, no dumping, this week in rails, whiny validation, bootstrap 3 and simple forms, open source gardener.
Ruby Rogues 153 (1h10) apr 23 rb
From the Forum, extracts from the ruby parley discourse.
Javascript Jabber 105 (1h16) apr 23 js
JSConf and Organizing Conferences with Chris Williams.
TheChangelog 119 (48m) apr 25 js
MEAN.js & Full-Stack JavaScript w/ Roie and Amos.
Ruby5 459 (6m) apr 25 rb
letter opener web, mint-exporter, moingoid observers, DHH interview, ids_please, ruby heroes 2014.
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.