Linkdump image courtesy of the always-redditing David Chapman. Thanks David :)
I missed a week with the linkdumping, and for that I am truly ashamed. To make up for it, I shall provide two weeks worth of links today. Not terribly surprising I guess. To the links!
- Use Nunes to instrument your rails app.
- Here's a 3d printed watch
- Sandi Metz's Magic Tricks of Testing offers guidelines for choosing what tests to write. Testing the interface is just a thing I love and everyone ought to be doing that's writing in a dynamic language imo.
- Here's a neat gif showing off how to use pry-rescue for debugging
- To continue our fun with embedded hardware, check out the BeagleBone Black
- xray-rails shows you what partial was rendered for a given portion of your page. It's very neat. It does more than I just said. Check it out if it sounds interesting.
- Turbulenz open sourced their HTML5 game engine under the MIT license.
- Just some angularjs pubsub best practices
- Here's some reading material if you're interested in learning more about Actors
- That's a quadruped tank right there
- Transitional Interfaces is a great article on building interfaces that make computers feel more real.
- eye is a monit/god/bluepill replacement, written using Celluloid and Celluloid::IO in Ruby. Looks amazing.
- Topcoat is some css for clean and fast webapps)
- The Tail at Scale is one of the best 'big-systems' papers I've read in a very long time.
- Here's how to build a spreadsheet in 20 minutes with Angular.js
- This was an amazing discovery of responsive digital layout by Adobe and National Geographic
- Reform lets you decouple your forms from your models
That's all I've got right now. I went ahead and embedded the slides from Sandi Metz's talk below, because everyone ought to see it.
Josh Adams is a developer and architect with over eleven years of professional experience building production-quality software and managing projects. Josh is isotope|eleven's lead architect, and is responsible for overseeing architectural decisions and translating customer requirements into working software. Josh graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Mathematics and Philosophy. He runs the ElixirSips screencast series, teaching hundreds of developers Elixir. He also occasionally provides Technical Review for Apress Publishing, specifically regarding Arduino microprocessors. When he's not working, Josh enjoys spending time with his family.