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#073 - jun 29th 2014

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One more week of links gathering, here is the summer collection of what you should know about. Well, there is much more if you look further (keep an eye on our links). Enjoy!

Look

Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Call to Idea
Collection of visual inspirations sorted by category.

Use

Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Assembly web
Interesting concept for crowd-founded, open source startups.
Coders Clan tool
Get Code Tasks Done.
Apis.io tool
This is a brand new version of this api search engine.
Learn to Build a Ruby Gem rb
(book) creating your own Ruby gem from start to finish.
Growing Rails Applications in Practice rb
(book) Structure large Ruby on Rails apps with the tools you already know and love.
DNS-API ops
Git-Based DNS Hosting (actually api-only would be more appropriate).
CDN Perf ops
Compares recent perfs from various js CDNs.
The Best of vim tips tool
A massive list of vim short tips.

Install

A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Rails 4.1.2 rb
Rails 4.1.2 and 4.0.6 have been released on june 26.
peco go
Simplistic interactive filtering tool for the console.
Bootstrap 3.2.0 css3
Over 1,000 commits since the last release.
Rack secure upload rb
Rack Middleware to pass user uploads through Antivirus.
Large Hadron Migrator rb
Online MySQL schema migrations.
Epoch js
Real-time charting library for building high performance visualizations.
Ampersand js
Non-frameworky framework for building advanced JavaScript apps.
CoffeeKup js
Write HTML markup as CoffeeScript.
Pattern Lab css3
Collection of tools to help you create atomic design systems.

Read

From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Mongo to Postgres jun 23 rb
Example of a successful migration.
Immutable Infrastructure: Practical or Not? jun 23 ops
Docker revived the trend of immutable infrastructure. But hmm ...
Improve Rails performance by adding a few gems jun 24 rb
Bunch of gems that speed up, in some cases considerably, small parts of Rails.
TDD Antipatterns: The Free Ride jun 24 rb
Description of the piggyback anti-pattern.
The weird Google I/O keynote jun 25 web
Google I/O didn't go as well as expected.
A Comparison of Popular Ruby Application Servers, part 2 jun 25 ops
After part 1 last week, now some results.
Why you don't need to run sshd in your docker containers jun 26 ops
Details on how to get rid off the ssh addiction in containers.
Designing with Dynamic Content jun 26 design
Accounting for Variation, .
Includes vs Joins in Rails jun 28 rb
The real difference between includes and joins in activerecords.
build a Ruby gem in 10 steps jun 29 rb
A very detailed walk-through to build a gem from scratch, by Steve Klabnick.

Watch

Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Hover pseudo-class (6m) jun 24 css3
Short screencast about the :hover.

Listen

What could be heard last week ..
Giant robots #104 (41m) jun 23 ops
Maintaining The Meat Machines (Adam Wiggins).
Arrested DevOps (53m) jun 23 ops
Software Deployment - shipping that software.
Ops all the things 008 (52m) jun 24 ops
High Availability, Disaster Recovery and bunch of acronyms.
Ruby5 475 (6m) jun 24 rb
Mongoid 4, keep a CHANGELOG, Lotus, Growing Rails App, Keep Ruby Weird, ConfConf, RubyForge shut down.
Ruby Rogues 162 (1h04) jun 25 rb
Scaling Rails with Steve Corona.
Javascript Jabber 114 (56m) jun 25 js
Asynchronous UI and Non-Blocking Interactions with Elliott Kember.
CodePen 016 (34m) jun 27 web
Blogging (about codepen brand new blogging feature).
NodeUp 66 (55m) jun 27 js
A nodedown show, node community in Australia.
Ruby on Rails Podcast #156 (1h19) jun 28 rb
Eric Steele - 'What Do I Test?' Book Launch Recap.

Devtips

The tips of the week collected from Faria Dev Team ..
Vim paste buffer to paste again and again tool
Array literals and interpolation rb
Photoshop add paper sizes for larger canvas design
Left marginal for css positionning css3
Test true in activerecord rb
Knife remote command when working with chef-server ops
Clipping mask in photoshop design
Dash offline documentation for mac tool
Little Ipsum for fake text in mockups tool
Shell interactive filtering with peco tool
Links curated by mose (editor).

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