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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Green Ruby News

Green Ruby News #145 16:00 • over a year ago

#145 - nov 15th 2015 Look Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things. Boldking ♦ Simple and nice usage of illustrations. Use Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier. DreamFactory ♦ REST API backend for mobile, web, and IoT applications Install A selection of gems or applications updated during past week. Ruby 2.3.0-preview1 Released nov 11 ♦ Many new features and improvements are included. Immutable-struct ♦ Create struct-like classes that don't have setters, but have an awesome constructor. Stitches ♦ Rails Engine and supporting classes for easily exposing a RESTful API. Rspec_api_documentation ♦ Automatically generate API documentation from RSpec.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1584 12:13 • over a year ago

  • Firefox Users Can Now Choose Their Favorite Browser on iOS - Well, sort of. They can choose a Firefox skin on top of Apple's shitty browser core.
  • Introducing Godmin 1.0 - Another admin interface builder for Rails 4+, featuring a plugin interface for extensibility.
  • Firefox's New Memory Tool - Now you can see just how horribly your Javascript is beating up your browser.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1583 12:12 • over a year ago

  • Ruby 2.3.0-preview1 Released - I'm starting to feel like the version of ruby on my servers is a horse-and-buggy, things are moving so fast.
  • Introducing PaaSTA: An Open, Distributed Platform as a Service - Yelp introduces their own operations architecture based on Docker and friends.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1582 12:38 • over a year ago

  • Snappier Development Mode in Rails 5 - Changes are coming to make auto reloading quicker.
  • Rubinius Compute - A competitor for Amazon Lambda.
  • A Big Ball of Mud - Some ideas and tools to get yourself out from under such a ball.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1581 12:45 • over a year ago

  • Design Patterns: Law of Demeter with Rails - How to avoid multiple dots in your Rails methods. I'm not convinced by all of this but it's worth considering.
  • Is Your App DeRailing? - A quick look at using the Trailblazer gem to architect a Rails application.
  • HandlerSocket + Ruby - A fast non-SQL connection for reading and writing MySQL data.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1580 14:45 • over a year ago

  • RUSH - A UNIX Shell in Ruby, Rationale - If you know ruby and don't want to learn another scripting language, this might be for you.
  • [ANN] Rails 4.2.5.rc2 and 4.1.14.rc2 have been released! - A couple of minor versions due to come out this Wednesday.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Green Ruby News

Green Ruby News #144 16:00 • over a year ago

#144 - nov 8th 2015 Look Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things. Wove ♦ Pretty neat website for an interesting device. Use Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier. Rscss ♦ Reasonable system for CSS stylesheet structure. Ruby-tricks ♦ Ruby tricks. Brave Clojure ♦ (book) Free online E-book for learning Clojure. AnyAPI ♦ Documentation and test consoles for over 150 public APIs. Install A selection of gems or applications updated during past week. Administrate ♦ An admin dashboard as Rails engine, build by thoughtbot. Rubycritic ♦ A Ruby code quality reporter. Namecase ♦ Properly case people's names Freakonomics ♦ Freakon

Friday, November 6, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1579 11:52 • over a year ago

  • opal-rails - Rails bindings for Opal, so you can write your JavaScript in Ruby.
  • Rubinius Analyst - Know Your App - Rubinius is getting into the app-monitoring business with the promise of nonintrusive monitoring with deep Ruby knowledge.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1578 12:38 • over a year ago

  • rscss - "Reasonable System for CSS Stylesheet Structure," a way to organize your stylesheets for sanity.
  • Administrate - Admin dashboard library for Rails from Thoughtbot.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Vienna.rb Picks

Picks / What the vienna.rb Team Thinks Is Worth Sharing This Week 13:00 • over a year ago

11/03 Picks!

In a series on this website we’ll entertain YOU with our picks - or: what we think is worth sharing - every week. Books, articles, gems, fun stuff… you’re in for an eclectic mix! So, here’s for the one-hundred-thirty-first edition:

Laura:
  • Rails Rumble 2015 - Registration for the Rails Rumble 2015 opened a couple of days ago. Sign up now!
  • How to solve coding anti-patterns for Ruby rookies - A look at the typical patterns that can be found in beginners' code
  • Codepoems - An experimental IDE for Processing
Floor:
  • CSSgram - A library for editing your images with Instagram-like filters directly in CSS. Interesting? Yes. Useful? Maybe.
  • GitHub on-demand training - Start learning and teaching G

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1577 12:14 • over a year ago

  • Living in the Age of Software Fuckery - Yeah, I'm not always happy with this profession either. Bonus follow-up on codes of conduct.
  • How to write better code using mutation testing - Writing more robust code by deliberately trying to break your tests.
  • Rimporter - Bulk import gem that ties into Rails to support validation and callbacks.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1576 12:48 • over a year ago

  • Canary Releases - A tweak to blue green deploys that starts by trickling traffic to a new site version so you can catch real world problems before everyone sees the change.
  • Aruba - Cucumber steps for testing CLI applications.
  • ruby-tricks - GitHub repo full of obscure and useful things you can do with ruby.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Green Ruby News

Green Ruby News #143 16:00 • over a year ago

#143 - nov 1st 2015 Look Examples of UI/UX, graphic performance, web design and flashy things. Your time 4 ♦ Interesting reverse scrolldown. Use Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier. Attack rails ♦ A long review on how to attack rails apps. Carina ♦ Instant-on Docker containers by Rackspace. CSS Shapes ♦ It's a candidate recommandation and not implemented everywhere, but seems promising. Awesome-tw-foss ♦ A curated list of awesome Taiwan open source projects Room ♦ Another webrtc conferencing platform. Install A selection of gems or applications updated during past week. Jekyll 3.0 Released oct 26 ♦ Jekyll 3.0 with less dependencies and better performance. Shrin

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1575 11:22 • over a year ago

  • Ruby::Pretentious - A gem to support "design driven tests" by building Rspec files directly from your already-finished code.
  • Get Shit Done Rails Version - UI gem to help integrate Bootstrap with Rails. Free version with a forthcoming paid pro version & a marketplace for themes.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Vienna.rb Picks

Picks / What the vienna.rb Team Thinks Is Worth Sharing This Week 13:00 • over a year ago

10/28 Picks!

In a series on this website we’ll entertain YOU with our picks - or: what we think is worth sharing - every week. Books, articles, gems, fun stuff… you’re in for an eclectic mix! So, here’s for the one-hundred-thirtieth edition:

Laura:
  • Join the RailsBridge fundraising team - RailsBridge are looking for members to join their team. Apply by November 15th!
  • Effective TDD with Ruby: Time and Flow - Lotus creator Luca Guidi is putting together an article series about TDD. First up is time management!
Floor:
  • PubNub - Building a realtime quiz with Ruby on Rails, ReactJS & PubNub.
  • EuRuKo 2015 Review - As I couldn’t make it to EuRuKo all I have to go on is your stories, and this great summary.<

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1574 11:23 • over a year ago

  • Announcing Carina by Rackspace - "Instant-on native container environment" currently in free beta that now gives you access to Docker Swarm but has plans to expand to other orchestration tools later.
  • i18n-tasks - Find missing translations and unused keys in Ruby internationalization files.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1573 11:25 • over a year ago

  • Things To Avoid When Writing CSS - Some of this will rub people the wrong way, especially the advice to avoid breaking CSS up into multiple files.
  • Jekyll 3.0 Released - Static site-builder that lets you toss text to GitHub Pages (or other places) quite simply. There are lots of bells and whistles these days if you want them.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1572 11:39 • over a year ago

  • Introduce "Safe navigation operator" - Looks like a native ruby replacement for ActiveSupport's .try is coming.
  • Basic CSS Selector Syntax Explained Using Cats - Personally, I've had enough cats on the internet, but if you haven't, here you go.
  • Introducting Shrine - A file upload toolkit - Another shot at a flexible & modular upload system for ruby.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Green Ruby News

Green Ruby News #142 16:00 • over a year ago

#142 - oct 25th 2015 Use Web applications, resources and tools, available for making our life easier or funnier. Leaky-gems ♦ A list of Ruby gems that have memory leaks. Install A selection of gems or applications updated during past week. Rails_db ♦ Rails database viewer and SQL query runner. Inesita ♦ A small frontend web application framework using opal. clearwater-rb/clearwater ♦ Another front-end web framework in Ruby using Opal. Dynflow ♦ DYNamic workFLOW orchestration engine. Quickstrings ♦ Helps generate sample data quickly. Trix ♦ A rich text editor by basecamp. Gping ♦ Ping, but with a graph. React-desktop ♦ React UI Components for OS X El Capitan and Windows 10 Chart.css ♦ A S

Friday, October 23, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1571 13:02 • over a year ago

  • Rails DB - Gem that adds in-browser database editor to your Rails projects.
  • Git-integrated app monitoring - Scout's new application monitoring project is shaping up very nicely. Now you can trace slowness issues back to the commit level.
  • Ruby ePub: Franklin - Toolchain for going from Markdown to ebooks.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1570 11:03 • over a year ago

  • Chrome Devtools Tips & Tricks - There is surprising power buried in Chrome for debugging CSS, XHR, and JavaScript.
  • Inesita - A tiny little ruby front-end framework.
  • SourceDNA - Black-box code analysis looking for common security and other flaws in Android and iOS code.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Vienna.rb Picks

Picks / What the vienna.rb Team Thinks Is Worth Sharing This Week 12:00 • over a year ago

10/21 Picks!

In a series on this website we’ll entertain YOU with our picks - or: what we think is worth sharing - every week. Books, articles, gems, fun stuff… you’re in for an eclectic mix! So, here’s for the one-hundred-twenty-ninth edition:

Laura:
  • Rails Remote Conf - Because remote confs are a thing now.
  • Esoteric programming languages - A fun little list
Floor:
  • hiring diversely - The RubyRogues discuss hiring diversely with Sarah Mei.
  • Low Line - There is an alternative to New York’s famous High Line, the in-development Low Line. The underground park is found on the lower east side of Manhattan. And it just looks crazy beautiful.
Markus:
  • Debugging a Memory Leak on Heroku - Ri

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1569 09:55 • over a year ago

  • Trix - Rich text WYSIWYG editor for use in HTML pages. Extracted from Basecamp.
  • How to Create a Better Rails Development Environment with Docker Compose - An easier alternative to messing around with vagrant.
  • How to build a basic JSON API with Rails 5 - Now that Rails API is getting integrated this is easier than ever.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Mike Gunderloy (A Fresh Cup)

Double Shot #1568 10:32 • over a year ago

  • Codacy - Automated code analysis tool that integrates with GitHub (or other repositories). Free for public repos, starting at $20/month for private repos.
  • The Dynamic Def - Abusing ruby syntax for fun & interactive fiction in irb.
  • Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on - The official way to ditch GA. Or, you could just run NoScript and avoid downloading their JS in the first place.
pluto.models/1.4.0, feed.parser/1.0.0, feed.filter/1.1.1 - Ruby/2.0.0 (2014-11-13/x86_64-linux) on Rails/4.2.0 (production)