#096 - dec 7th 2014


Here is another week of links. Pay some attention to the rubyconf videos that were published this week. Hey thanks xenor and simon for your help in links gathering, especially in the last few weeks. As I'm still in France and on the move, and my time is scarce. But I'll be back to Taiwan next week.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Qards design
Nice design.
The Numbers project design
Playing with numbers.
The DNA project design
Very advanced multimedia experiment.
Deviantart relooking design
The new look of devinatart.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
SecCasts rb
Free screencasts about web security, especially rails app.
CSS Specificity Graph Generator rb
Stylesheet analysis tool.
Learn Ruby on Rails rb
(book) a solid start on Ruby on Rails web development by Daniel Kehoe.
Forward tool
v2 of this forwarder service, shareable URL for your local dev site.
Nibbler web
Website analyzer and report generator.
Devops Bookmarks ops
Discover tools and frameworks in the DevOps landscape.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Rails 4.2.0.rc2 rb
Rails 4.2 is almost there.
ruby-prof-flamegraph rb
Easily find bottlenecks in your Ruby code.
X Ray Machine rb
A logger/profiler that helps you to track heavy calls in rails apps.
Dashboards css3
Responsive dashboard templates for Bootstrap.
MozBrick js
Collection of UI components designed for the easy and quick building of web application.
Rocket ops
App Container runtime, alternative to docker.
Golang Lib for DevOps ops
A nice collection of go libs for devops.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Better Globals With a Tiny ActiveSupport Module dec 1 rb
Sometimes, a global in the right place can make your code a lot simpler.
Introduction to Service Worker dec 1 js
A service worker is a script that is run by your browser in the background, separate from a web page.
Automating CSS Regression Testing dec 1 css3
Breaking CSS is easy, testing it is hard.
Clipping and Masking in CSS dec 2 css3
Used to hide some parts of elements and show other parts.
A Point On MVC And Architecture dec 2 tool
Does your project really need a MVC framework?
CoreOS Calls Docker 'Fundamentally Flawed' dec 2 ops
CoreOS on Monday released a prototype alternative on GitHub called Rocket.
Top 15 JavaScript Libraries for December 2014 dec 3 js
Great selection of recent js libs.
A Guide to Caching Your Rails Application With Fastly dec 5 rb
Fastly is a content delivery network (CDN).
RailsBricks: Start Faster with Rails dec 5 rb
Gem that enables you to create Rails apps much faster by automating mundane setup tasks.
valid , valid? , valid! dec 5 rb
Some interesting Ruby validation techniques.
Mootor, an HTML5 Framework for Mobile Development dec 5 mobile
HTML5 frameowrk for mobile development.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Sysadmincasts #41 (4m) dec 2 ops
CLI Monday: apt-file and yum provides.
RubyConf 2014 (16 videos) dec 4 rb
Videos of this year rubyconf from San Diego.
Keep ruby weird 2014 (8 videos) dec 5 rb
Weirdness as a ruby conference topic.
Gorails 34 (10m) dec 5 rb
Forms With Multiple Submit Buttons.


What could be heard last week ..
Web Platform Podcast 20 (1h10) nov 30 js
Mozilla Brick, ‘UIKit’ for The Web.
CodePen 28 (41m) dec 1 web
Ruby5 514 (8m) dec 2 rb
Rails 4.2 RC1, Opal, Deployment, Interpol, Sportdb, Service Objects, Emails.
RubyRogues 184 (1h52) dec 3 rb
What We Actually Know About Software Development and Why We Believe It's True with Greg Wilson and Andreas Stefik.
Cloudcast #172 (40m) dec 3 ops
The State of Containers.
Puppet Podcast dec 2014 (34m) dec 3 ops
Node Manager.
TheChangelog 133 (58m) dec 3 tool
All Things Perl With Curtis 'Ovid' Poe.
Javascript Jabber 136 (47m) dec 3 js
TrackingJS with Eduardo Lundgren.
Adventure in angular #19 (44m) dec 4 js
Microsoft Tooling with Mads Kristensen.
Ruby on Rails podcast #178 (1h08) dec 4 rb
Recruiting - Steve Robinson from
Ruby5 515 (5m) dec 5 rb
RubyConf 2014, Spyme, foreign keys, forwarding messages, free SecCasts.
Links curated by mose (editor), xenor, simon (informers).

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.