#067 - may 18th 2014


This week may be a good time to book your ticket for RedDot rubyconf in Singapore, it's not full yet. For the rest, here is our weekly list of links, now sent to 250 subscribers in 45 different countries (I updated the map last week).


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Purple Rock Scissors
Very nice website from a digital creative agency.
Best keyboards for programming
Such an important peripheral. Maybe you need a new one ?
Spurious Correlations
Totally fantasist data correlations, quite a taste of British humor actually.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Ruby backports rb
Service to backport gems to discontinued versions of Ruby or Rails.
NerdyData tool
A Search Engine for (HTML) Source Code.
mkdown tool
Mkdown renders Markdown GitHub gists with alternative CSS.
Finch tool
View your local websites on any internet connected device.
Trolldor tool
The global blacklist of twitter trolls. Also show some stats for any twitter account.
Web Compat web
Bug reporting for the internet.
OAuth Security Cheatsheet tool
Bad OAuth is an easy backdoor. Learn and secure.
Tutum ops
Run, monitor, and scale Docker containers.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Padrino 0.12.2 rb
Ruby lightweight web framework silently makes its progress.
AniJS js
Declarative handling library for CSS animations.
Octotree tool
Chrome extensions to display GitHub code in tree format.
Byebug rb
Debugging in Ruby 2.
Simple calendar rb
Easy rendering a calendar in rails.
CoreOS ops
Linux for Massive Server Deployments.
Shepherd js
Shepherd is a javascript library for guiding users through your app.
Tmuxinator tool
Manage complex tmux sessions easily.
SyncThing ops
Open Source Continuous Replication / Cluster Synchronization Thing.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
New rails 4.1 travel_to test helper may 11 rb
Would it be the end of the timecop?
Morphing buttons concpet may 12 css3
An inspirational example for buttons that become what you click towards.
Getting into OpenSource with LookingForPullRequests may 13 tool
If you wonder where to start participating, this could be a good way in.
Intro++ to Go Interfaces may 13 go
Interfaces are one of it's best features in go, but they can be confusing.
Eight Terminal Utilities for OS X Command Line may 14 tool
open, pbcopy, mdfind, screencapture, launchctl, say, diskutil, brew.
Docker is the heroku killer may 14 ops
Some thoughts from a docker addict.
Test Isolation Is About Avoiding Mocks may 15 rb
Isolated testing done test-first exposes design mistakes before they're made.
Rails idioms considered harmful may 17 rb
Something encourages us to treat our Rails apps as if they are simply a web interface to the database.
Remote access to Docker with TLS may 17 ops
Use an exposed secure port instead of the local socket.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
The DHH Problem (3m) rb
3 mins talk about DHH's effect, fun to watch.
Introduction to Polymer (20m) may 12 js
The Next Generation of Web Development - Matthew McNulty.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots #98 (20m) may 12 web
Memorization Techniques (Chris Hunt from github).
Code Pen 011 (31m) may 13 css3
Licenses, Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Product Hunt Radio 5 (39m) may 13 web
Home screen apps, Swell, Semil’s approach to investing, and washing vegetables in the shower.
Ruby5 464 (6m) may 13 rb
Ruby 2.1.2 and 2.0.0, Jekyll 2.0, CVE Dispute, Rails Batched Queries, FiniteMachine.
Ruby on Rails Podcast #150 (58m) may 14 rb
Jamis Buck - Basil & Fabian (formerly of 37signals).
Ruby Rogues 156 (1h13) may 14 rb
Hardware Hacking with Julia Grace.
Javascript Jabber 108 (46m) may 14 js
AngularJS with Igor Minar.
Ruby5 465 (5m) may 16 rb
Quill, free programming books, OAuth Security Cheatsheet, Ahoy email, Mailkick.
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.