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#088 - oct 12th 2014

Edito

If you understand japanese, check the presentation of tenderlove at rubykaigi. Damn he's good.

Look

Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Designspiration design
Resource to help discover and share great design.
The grid design
AI websites that design themselves.
Pablo the flamingo design
Totally useless dancing flamingo (also check the behind the scene).

Use

Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Dev Free Casts tool
A huge collection of free screencasts for devs.
DevToolsTips tool
Curated collection of Chrome Developer Tools tips and tricks.
Rails Crash Course rb
(Book) A No-Nonsense Guide to Rails Development.
Code Fights js
Code challenges that test how fast you can debug JavaScript.
Must-Watch CSS css3
A useful list of must-watch videos about CSS.
Programming course comparison tool
13 popular options for learning how to code, analyzed and compared.
35 Useful HTML5, JavaScript Tools and jQuery Plugins web
Another of those lists, this one has some nice entries.

Install

A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Quick Secure ops
Simple script for hardening and securing base linux systems.
Taste Tester ops
The test-tester utility for testing chef diffs via chef-zero.
PerfMap js
Front-end performance heatmap bookmarklet.
kibana-rack rb
Embed Kibana as a Rack application and creates a proxy to Elasticsearch.
ClassyCancan rb
Classify your cancancan abilities.
easy-emoji rb
Make the emoji easier to use for Rails.

Read

From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Move fast & break nothing oct 3 web
Transcript of a talk from Zach Holman from Github. Very long and very wise.
Top 8 tools for Ruby on Rails code optimization and cleanup oct 6 rb
Keeping your code clean and organized while developing a large Rails application.
Three Great Ways to Learn Ruby Faster oct 6 rb
In short: Ruby Quiz, Exercism.io and try a tiny app.
What’s wrong with Angular.js oct 6 js
Not everybody is happy about angular. This one explains why, and gets bunch of interesting comments in return.
What I would recommend instead of Angular.js? oct 7 js
Sequel of the previous one.
The best developer tools, now free for students oct 7 tool
The GitHub Student Developer Pack.
Cleaning up a Rails routes file oct 7 rb
Large Rails apps have a way of gathering cruft. One popular cruft hideout is config/routes.rb.
Introducing Leche oct 7 js
A JavaScript Testing Utility for Mocha and Sinon.
Object Oriented Programming is an expensive disaster which must end oct 7 tool
A very long writing about OOP. only go there if you have time and brain cells to dedicate to it. Spoiler, functionnal programming is the new black.
Memoization in Ruby, Python and Javascript oct 8 tool
How the different languages haadle memoization.
Analyze ruby execution stack with #caller oct 8 rb
Make backtrace your custom debugging tool with #caller.
Tail Call Optimisation in MRI oct 9 rb
TCO is disabled by default, but it's good to know what it does.
Why Ruby Is the Crown Jewel in a Developer's Resume oct 9 web
Demand for Ruby on Rails talent continues at a steady pace.
Rebuild a Gem: Rack oct 10 rb
Exercise to rewrite rack for educative purpose.
Refactoring From Model to View Helper to Null Object oct 10 rb
Replacing conditional with polymorphism.

Watch

Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Crash Course on MySQL (23m) oct 8 ops
Common tasks associated with looking after a single MySQL server.
Rules of Devops (35m) oct 8 ops
Talk given at DeveopDay Chicago about devops culture.
AtoZ CSS: Widows (5m) oct 9 css3
Paged media, Widows and Orphans.
Nested Attributes and fields_for (9m) oct 9 rb
Forum Series Part 3 from gorails.

Listen

What could be heard last week ..
Food Fight 201410 (1h22) oct 7 ops
Windows Automation for Frustrated Sysadmins.
Ruby5 501 (6m) oct 7 rb
Rails data migrations, tools for optimization, Bundler::Updater, UUID with Postgres, Active Record, Ruby 2.2.0.
Ruby Rogues 177 (1h17) oct 8 rb
Creativity and Technology.
Javascript Jabber 129 (54m) oct 8 js
BaaS with Ryan Done.
NodeUp 73 (1h04) oct 9 js
An internet of things show.
Adventure in angular #11 (34m) oct 10 js
Angular Fire with David East and Kato Wulf.
Web Platform #13 (1h07) oct 10 js
MeshBlu, NPM, and The Internet of Everywhere.
Links curated by mose (editor).

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