#200 - dec 5th 2016


Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things.
Sequence design
Creative digital agency in Cardiff and London UK. Cool effect on the home.


Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier.
Crypto 101 tool
Introductory course on cryptography, freely available for programmers of all skill levels.
CyberChef tool
Intuitive web app for analysing and decoding data without having to deal with complex tools or programming languages
Stamplay tool
Integrate APIs and automate tasks across on-premise, cloud apps and databases.
CSS Reference css3
A free visual guide to CSS


A selection of gems or applications updated during past week.
Ansible: Ruby on Rails Server (Ubuntu 16.x) rb
Use this ansible playbook to setup a fresh server.
Cyclotron js
A web application for constructing dashboards.
wapiti-ruby rb
Fast Conditional Random Fields API for for sequence segmentation and labelling in Ruby.
Zeal tool
An offline documentation browser.
GitPlex tool
A featureful Git GUI.


From the blogosphere or news feeds ...
The European Ruby Revolution nov 27 rb
While RailsConf is a huge thing in the US, there hasn’t been a European RailsConf since 2008.
Who Called Git? An Unusual Debugging Story nov 28 rb
A lighter bug hunt story.
What’s the Second Job of a Startup CEO? nov 29 web
When startup CEOs start to scale their companies, they need to redefine themselves and their roles or risk stunting the potential of their startups.
How To Make A DSL, Hygienically nov 30 rb
Domain Specific Languages (DSLs) are custom-made computer languages, designed to be convenient for specific tasks.
Loops in CSS Preprocessors dec 2 css3
If you're not sure when to use loops in your code, keep an eye out for repetition.
DevRant: Appreciating Quality Geek Humor dec 2 web
LSometimes you just need to rant. Fortunately, there’s an app for that. It’s called devRant.
I wrote an address tokenizer using machine learning dec 2 rb
A first step of machine learning by using CRF model for address parsing in Ruby.
Gem Release: Google Analytics Chrome Developer Cookie dec 3 rb
Want to add easily configurable google analytics tracking code to your Rails application, but not register you and your development team’s clicks and views?
How to detect image contents from Ruby with Amazon Rekognition dec 4 rb
Rekognition is a new Amazon Web Service that “makes it easy to add image analysis to your applications.”
How Font Awesome 5 Became Kickstarter’s Most Funded Software Project dec 4 css3
Given the chance to go back in time, there are a few things we might do differently.
Links curated by xenor (publisher), tysliu, mose (editors), lulalala (contributors) .


The random rant of the week by xenor.

No wise words today

I just woke up around 3AM after putting my sons to bed, feels like drunk without drinking. Hope next time it can involve some alcohol to make the drunk more real.

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.