RailsConf 2014 got underway earlier this week and as always some interesting stuff has come out of the keynotes, particularly DHH’s statements on the weakness of test driven development.
Highlights in Rails 4.1: Spring application preloader, config/secrets.yml, Action Pack variants, Action Mailer previews
Ruby is affected when statically compiled against a vulnerable version of OpenSSL through the standard library OpenSSL C extension.
Real-time Rails Partials
WGif is a command line tool for creating animated GIFs from YouTube videos.
Filename sanitization for Ruby
Rack middleware for blocking & throttling
Font‑To‑Width (FTW!) is a script by Nick Sherman and Chris Lewis that takes advantage of large type families to fit pieces of text snugly within their containers. Unlike other text-fitting tools like FitText.js.
jQuery plugin to tagging like a charm!
A great tutorial by Oleg Solomka on how to animate SVG paths and animate along them.
Published already some time ago, this is a really useful resource of patterns and modules for responsive emails.
An inspiring collection of really good email designs by Matthew Smith.
160+ sites, apps & books that I recommend any designer should check out.
If you haven’t come across this yet: A fantastic collection of links to web tools that do at least one job. Collected by Amit Agarwal. Definitely one for the bookmarks.
Mail-in-a-Box helps individuals take back control of their email by defining a one-click, easy-to-deploy SMTP+everything else server: a mail server in a box.