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+h4. Links
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+* "Use HTTParty to test emails to GMail":http://lucidcode.co.nz/blog/archives/2010/03/02/testing-email-delivery-in-rails-with-gmail-httparty/ - nice trick.
+* "Test execution time of a ruby block":http://gist.github.com/322391 - "@ryanbigg":http://www.ryanbigg.com with a useful tip.
+* "Sinatra's follwoing list on Github":http://github.com/sinatra/following - A good list of resources on Sinatra.
+* "Ruby and Rails chops":http://www.viddler.com/explore/kblake/videos/ - some more Rails screencasts.
+* "size vs. count vs. length":http://blog.hasmanythrough.com/2008/2/27/count-length-size - Some differences caused by ActiveRecord.
+* "Prototypal inheritance with Javascript":http://neeraj.name/2010/03/11/prototypal-inheritance-in-javascript.html - a brief explanation.
+* "Mac Performance guide":http://macperformanceguide.com/index.html - good tips and pointers when choosing a Mac. (Thanks "mike":http://afreshcup.com !)
+* "Sketchy":http://mrdoob.com/lab/javascript/harmony/#sketchy - this is by far, the best web based drawing tool i've seen.
+* "Pure CSS bubbles":http://nicolasgallagher.com/demo/pure-css-speech-bubbles/bubbles.html - win, this should work on the evil browsers as well with some common js hacks.
+* "Geo location with javascript":http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/03/08/entering-the-wonderful-world-of-geo-location/ - another awesome writeup by smashing.
+
+h4. Treasures
+
+* "nimble_nodes":http://github.com/glasner/nimble_nodes - Automatic scaling for Heroku Dynos. haven't tried it but it does seem to be a nice solution, especially if you could set a threshold to your payments.
+* "speks for Node.js":http://iamneato.com/2010/01/03/speks-for-node - an RSpec-alike library for Node.js which is quiet nice actually.
+* "remail is now opensourced":http://code.google.com/p/remail-iphone/ - a successful and recently purchased by Google iPhone application is opensource, good to read.
+* "oncloud":http://oncloud.org/ - a really nice service that allow quick exposure of a rails app.
+* "Examples of ActionMailer parameters":http://gist.github.com/326227 - from Redmine.
+* "EnigmaMachine":http://github.com/futurechimp/enigmamachine - A queue based video encoder.
+* "show_for":http://github.com/plataformatec/show_for - Dry your model's attribute display views.
+* "js_model":http://github.com/benpickles/js-model - a simple DSL to create models in Javascript. includes validation and other fun stuff.. requires jQueyr tho.
+* "A comprehensive CSS reset and basic layout document":http://tjkdesign.com/ez-css/css/base.css - and a really good one.
+* "spritely":http://www.spritely.net/ - a really, REALLY impressive animation plugin for jquery. claims to compete with Flash too.
+* "The panic status board":http://www.panic.com/blog/2010/03/the-panic-status-board/ - Pretty awesome implementation of a team-status viewer.
+* "Login with twitter to your application, Rack version":http://github.com/mislav/twitter-login - might, just might, be useful.
+* "DataMiner":http://github.com/seamusabshere/data_miner - Download and import XLS, ODS, XML, CSV into your active record models. It's a little bit weird and out of context imo, but it might develop into something interesting.
+* "cucumber-screenshots":http://github.com/mocoso/cucumber-screenshot - capture screenshots of the pages generated by your Rails application as it runs your Cucumber/Webrat features (webkit only). For the other platform "Watir":http://github.com/aslakhellesoy/cucumber/blob/master/examples/watir/features/support/screenshots.rb will do the trick.
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+ <li><a href="http://lucidcode.co.nz/blog/archives/2010/03/02/testing-email-delivery-in-rails-with-gmail-httparty/">Use HTTParty to test emails to GMail</a> &#8211; nice trick.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://gist.github.com/322391">Test execution time of a ruby block</a> &#8211; <a href="http://www.ryanbigg.com">@ryanbigg</a> with a useful tip.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://github.com/sinatra/following">Sinatra&#8217;s follwoing list on Github</a> &#8211; A good list of resources on Sinatra.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://www.viddler.com/explore/kblake/videos/">Ruby and Rails chops</a> &#8211; some more Rails screencasts.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://blog.hasmanythrough.com/2008/2/27/count-length-size">size vs. count vs. length</a> &#8211; Some differences caused by ActiveRecord.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://neeraj.name/2010/03/11/prototypal-inheritance-in-javascript.html">Prototypal inheritance with Javascript</a> &#8211; a brief explanation.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://macperformanceguide.com/index.html">Mac Performance guide</a> &#8211; good tips and pointers when choosing a Mac. (Thanks <a href="http://afreshcup.com">mike</a> !)</li>
+ <li><a href="http://mrdoob.com/lab/javascript/harmony/#sketchy">Sketchy</a> &#8211; this is by far, the best web based drawing tool i&#8217;ve seen.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://nicolasgallagher.com/demo/pure-css-speech-bubbles/bubbles.html">Pure <span class="caps">CSS</span> bubbles</a> &#8211; win, this should work on the evil browsers as well with some common js hacks.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/03/08/entering-the-wonderful-world-of-geo-location/">Geo location with javascript</a> &#8211; another awesome writeup by smashing.</li>
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+<h4>Treasures</h4>
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+ <li><a href="http://github.com/glasner/nimble_nodes">nimble_nodes</a> &#8211; Automatic scaling for Heroku Dynos. haven&#8217;t tried it but it does seem to be a nice solution, especially if you could set a threshold to your payments.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://iamneato.com/2010/01/03/speks-for-node">speks for Node.js</a> &#8211; an RSpec-alike library for Node.js which is quiet nice actually.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://code.google.com/p/remail-iphone/">remail is now opensourced</a> &#8211; a successful and recently purchased by Google iPhone application is opensource, good to read.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://oncloud.org/">oncloud</a> &#8211; a really nice service that allow quick exposure of a rails app.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://gist.github.com/326227">Examples of ActionMailer parameters</a> &#8211; from Redmine.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://github.com/futurechimp/enigmamachine">EnigmaMachine</a> &#8211; A queue based video encoder.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://github.com/plataformatec/show_for">show_for</a> &#8211; Dry your model&#8217;s attribute display views.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://github.com/benpickles/js-model">js_model</a> &#8211; a simple <span class="caps">DSL</span> to create models in Javascript. includes validation and other fun stuff.. requires jQueyr tho.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://tjkdesign.com/ez-css/css/base.css">A comprehensive <span class="caps">CSS</span> reset and basic layout document</a> &#8211; and a really good one.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://www.spritely.net/">spritely</a> &#8211; a really, <span class="caps">REALLY</span> impressive animation plugin for jquery. claims to compete with Flash too.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://www.panic.com/blog/2010/03/the-panic-status-board/">The panic status board</a> &#8211; Pretty awesome implementation of a team-status viewer.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://github.com/mislav/twitter-login">Login with twitter to your application, Rack version</a> &#8211; might, just might, be useful.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://github.com/seamusabshere/data_miner">DataMiner</a> &#8211; Download and import <span class="caps">XLS</span>, <span class="caps">ODS</span>, <span class="caps">XML</span>, <span class="caps">CSV</span> into your active record models. It&#8217;s a little bit weird and out of context imo, but it might develop into something interesting.</li>
+ <li><a href="http://github.com/mocoso/cucumber-screenshot">cucumber-screenshots</a> &#8211; capture screenshots of the pages generated by your Rails application as it runs your Cucumber/Webrat features (webkit only). For the other platform <a href="http://github.com/aslakhellesoy/cucumber/blob/master/examples/watir/features/support/screenshots.rb">Watir</a> will do the trick.</li>
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