Patrick Bougie — web developer / entrepreneur from Montréal, Canada. Founder of WorkSked — a web app to manage employee work schedules and time off.

Monthly Mentions

February 2013

  • Flight: An event-driven web framework, from Twitter.
  • Toolbar.js: A jQuery plugin that creates tooltip style toolbars.
  • Accounting.js: A JavaScript library for number, money and currency formatting.
  • UserAgent: A Ruby library that parses and compares HTTP user agents.
  • invoiceto.me: Create a free PDF invoice online.
  • Hi-DPI Media Query: A CSS media query that captures almost all high DPI aware devices.
  • alias.sh: Manage your shell aliases in the cloud.
  • NanoLight: An energy efficient LED lightbulb. Developed by 3 University of Toronto graduates.
  • Personalitee: T-shirts with photos of persons who have a story to tell (or are celebrities).
  • Stately: A symbol font to create a map of the United States using only HTML and CSS.
  • Discourse: Open source discussion platform. Built with Rails and Ember.js.
  • Mongoid::Shell: Create mongo CLI commands from the Mongoid configuration.
  • Shelly Cloud: Platform for hosting your Ruby and Rails apps.
  • Ry's Objective-C Tutorial: Online tutorial to learn the Objective-C programming language.
  • Conditionizr: Detects front-end environments and conditionally loads assets.
  • SlidesJS: A responsive slideshow for jQuery with features like touch and CSS3 transitions.
  • Flipper: Ruby gem to enable or disable features or parts of your application. By John Nunemaker.
  • SassMe: Visualize Sass color functions in real-time without compiling.
  • Skeptick: A Ruby DSL for building and running ImageMagick commands.
  • jQuery.payment: A library for building credit card forms, validating inputs and formatting numbers. Built by Stripe.
  • Are My Sites Up?: SaaS for website monitoring.
  • Grape: A micro-framework for creating REST APIs in Ruby.
  • Ghost: A Ruby gem to manage local hostnames in Unix-based operating systems.
  • CreateJS: A suite of Javascript libraries & tools for building rich, interactive experiences with HTML5.
  • CocoaPods: A dependency manager for Objective-C projects.
  • Dark Patterns: A repository of dark patterns — user interfaces that are crafted to trick users.
  • microformat-shiv: A lightweight cross browser JavaScript microformats 2 parser.
  • Paratrooper: A Ruby gem for creating deployment Rake tasks for Heroku.
  • Sublime Text 2 Ruby Tests: Sublime Text 2 plugin for running Ruby tests.
  • gitignore.io: Tool for creating useful .gitignore files for your Git repositories.
  • Laravel: PHP framework.
  • ActiveModel::Serializers: Ruby gem to build JSON APIs through serializer objects.
  • Parse: Scalable backend to power your mobile and desktop apps.
  • T-Shirt Mockup Template: T-shirt mockup templates by United Pixelworkers.
  • Sendy: A self hosted email newsletter application (PHP/MySQL) sent via Amazon SES.
  • BLOKK Font: A font for mock-ups for clients who do not understand latin.
  • SodaStream: Appliance to make soda at home (various flavours).
  • Windows of New York: A weekly illustration of unique windows in New York City.
  • Swatch you doing?: Build colour swatches by moving your mouse.
  • typeahead.js: An autocomplete JavaScript library by Twitter.
  • Sass Media Queries: Media query mixins for Sass.
  • Dropzone.js: JavaScript library for drag and drop file uploads with image previews.
  • iPhone 5 Charging Dock Pro: Charging dock for iPhone 5 by Just Dock It.
  • RESS.io: Responsive design with server side components.
  • howler.js: Web audio JavaScript library.
  • Redacted Font: Distraction free font for your wireframes.
  • Koken: Content management and web site publishing for photographers. Built with PHP/MySQL.
  • DIY: Do it yourself (DIY) community for children (and parents + educators).
  • heroku-buildpack-markdown: Run a static web site on Heroku from Markdown files.
  • Dev Tees: T-shirts for people who build the web.
  • edX: Online classes and MOOCs from the world’s best universities.
  • Moves: Mobile app that automatically records any walking, cycling, and running you do.
  • Happy Monday Podcast: A web design industry podcast hosted by Sarah Parmenter and Josh Long.
  • Pictonic.co: Custom built icon fonts. Commercial.
  • Language Icon: An initiative to standardise the language selection icon.
  • OpenWeb Icons: Icon collection of some open communities, standards and projects.
  • Kiwi: App.net client for OS X.
  • Genericons: A free, GPL, flexible icon font for blogs. By Automattic.
  • PageSlide: A jQuery plugin which slides a webpage over to reveal an additional interaction pane.
  • Vigil: Website-monitoring app for the iPhone.
  • Rouge: A Ruby syntax highlighter with support for over 60 languages.
  • RetinaCapture: App for taking screenshots at 1x and 2x resolutions on Retina Macs.

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