#169 - may 1st 2016


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
The End of the Internet design
At the end there was just a map.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Ruby Web Dev The Other Way rb
Personal ruby web development best practices guide by Ievgen Kuzminov.
CSS Hexagon Generator css3
Generate your own pure CSS hexagons with box-shadow, border, and background image. tool
An open source pastebin with runnable snippets and API.
Typatone tool
The act of writing has always been an art. Now, it can also be an act of music.


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Ruby 2.3.1 Released apr 26 rb
This is the first TEENY version release of the stable 2.3 series, there are many bugfixes.
Thredded rb
A Rails 4.2+ forum engine.
Bumbler rb
Track the load progress of your Bundler-based projects.
Apnotic rb
An Apple Push Notification gem able to provide instant feedback.
Memdump rb
Command line manipulation and analysis tool for Ruby 2.1+ memory dumps.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
Blocks, Procs, and Enumerable apr 25 rb
Some basics of ruby, exposed.
A basic HTML5 Template for any project apr 25 web
As you learn HTML5 and add new techniques to your toolbox, you’re likely going to want to build yourself boilerplate.
Unobtrusive JavaScript via AJAX in Rails apr 26 rb
JavaScript outside of HTML’s page structure not to pollute it.
Improving the Quality of Your CSS with PostCSS apr 26 css3
A way to raise quality in CSS code.
Creating Animated Google Map Markers with CSS and JavaScript apr 26 css3
The Google Maps API lacks flexibility and creativity with map markers.
3 Lightweight React Alternatives: Preact, VirtualDom & Deku apr 26 js
Why those alternatives might be right for your next project.
5 Career-Ending Mistakes Web Developers Make apr 26 web
Well, here is a stupid title for a list of common sense points on how to keep a healthy relationship with customers.
Being A Developer After 40 apr 26 web
Story and insights from a 42 years-old developer.
Have Software Developers Given Up? apr 26 web
Collection of screenshots from last month demonstrating that the web is full of bugz.
Don’t just check errors, handle them gracefully apr 27 go
Presentation at the recent GoCon spring conference in Tokyo, Japan.
Switch Git Branches by partial name apr 27 tool
Pretty useful in large projects.
Build a Music Player with React & Electron II: Making the UI apr 27 web
From mockup to full code.
An Introduction to Using JWT Authentication in Rails apr 28 rb
All you need to know abotu JSON Web Tokens.
Slack bot token leakage exposing business critical information apr 28 ops
Developers are leaking access tokens for Slack widely on GitHub, in public repositories.
How to Use JSON Data Fields in MySQL Databases apr 29 tool
The line between SQL and NoSQL databases has become increasingly blurred.
Links curated by mose (publisher), xenor, tysliu (editors), Nauman Tariq, hsatac, James, Lincoln (contributors) .


The random rant of the week by mose.

Nothing to rant about

Except that Labor Day should be celebrated by a 24h day work, not a holiday. Doesn't make sense. Where is gone the respect for slavery? Muhahaha

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.