#099 - dec 28th 2014


As announced, Ruby 2.2.0 was released on christmas day, nice gift. Various other projects also released new versions this week, check them out below. And, this is the last edition of the year. So, enjoy the last bits of 2014, and see you in 2015 for the 100th edition of Green Ruby.


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Super Looper design
Looper experiment that lets you play with touch and record loops.
Demodern design
Nice agency website.
FourZeroFour design
Collection of 404 pages with nice design.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
All Ruby Books rb
Links to 182 books on ruby, rails, and others.
Planet Ruby rb
New syndication website for ruby news.
Uptime Robot ops
50 Monitors, Checked Every 5 Minutes, Totally Free.
Testmunk mobile
Test your app on a large pool of Android and iOS devices.
FlattyShadow design
Flat Shadow Generator.
StoryboardThat design
Online Storyboard Creator.
25 Excellent Freebies for Designers design
From icons to progress bars.
20 Best Responsive Design Tools design
Curated list of 20 modern tools.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Ruby 2.2.0 Released rb
As announced previously, this is the final release for ruby 2.2. Faster with better GC.
JRuby 1.7.18 Released rb
Towards filling out any missing compatibility issues with Ruby 1.9.3.
Lotus 0.2.0 rb
2014 Retrospective: A Year Of Lotus (ruby web framework).
Slop 4.0 rb
Simple Lightweight Option Parsing.
jQuery 1.11.2 and 2.1.3 js
New jQuery releases with a significant bug fix/patch for Safari.
Animated Headlines css3
A collection of animated headlines using CSS transitions.
Gin go
Web framework written in Golang. Competes with martini.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Your tests want you to change your design dec 19 rb
When something is hard to test it’s usually a good indicator that you should change something in your design.
My reason to be excited for Go 1.4 dec 22 go
More than a week ago, Go 1.4 was released.
Link in Header? Or Header in Link? dec 22 html5
Compare differences in link placement.
What Editor Do Rubyists Use? dec 22 tool
Ratings of text editors used by ruby devs.
Engineering Rotation dec 22 tool
We Invite Everyone at Etsy to Do an Engineering Rotation: Here’s why.
Why Hackathons Are Always a Good Idea dec 22 tool
Collection of mobile apps from Netguru to help doing hackathons.
A Compendium of Hooks in EmberCLI dec 22 js
List all known addon hooks as of EmberCLI version 0.1.4.
Introducing Sass-Compatibility dec 23 css3
Compatibilities in different versions of SASS.
Write Better Markup with HTML Inspector dec 23 html5
Code quality tool to help you and your team to write better markup.
Why You Should Use a Mechanical Keyboard dec 23 tool
State of the art of the last keyboard fashion.
Handling Security Issues In Open Source Projects dec 24 web
How to deal with security issues in OSS.
Docker and Phoenix dec 25 ops
How to Make Your Continuous Integration More Awesome.
Ruby and Rails Development Using Chef and Vagrant dec 26 web
The devbox gem is designed to fast provisioning of new laptops.
Ruby isn't dead dec 26 rb
Why people say it's dying and why it's not dying.


Screencasts and conferences videos, or other video feeds ...
Ruby Conference 2014 (63 videos) dec 26 rb
I already posted about this one, but more 24 videos were added this week.


What could be heard last week ..
Giant Robots 127 (39m) dec 22 web
Merging Worlds (Meng To).
Puppet Podcast: Beaker (26m) dec 22 ops
Automated Testing with Beaker for Windows.
Codepen 30 (33m) dec 22 css3
Launched a new Job board.
NodeUp 80 (40m) dec 22 js
A developer mental health show.
Ruby on Rails Podcast 180 (1h12) dec 22 rb
Josh Smith - Separating Server and Client Applications.
RubyRogues 187 (1h15) dec 24 rb
Marketing Yourself as a Software Developer with John Sonm.
Javascript Jabber 139 (54m) dec 24 js
The Mozilla Developer Network with Les Orchard and David Walsh.
Adventure in angular #22 (30m) dec 25 js
Form Validation with Kent C. Dodds.
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.