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

Monthly Mentions

April 2013

  • SVG Patterns Gallery: A gallery of SVG patterns.
  • Skycons: Set of ten animated weather glyphs, generated by JavaScript using the canvas tag.
  • Beamer: Play any movie from your Mac on Apple TV using AirPlay.
  • Helios: An open source framework that provides backend services for iOS apps.
  • Middleman Github Pages: Deploy a Middleman site to Github Pages.
  • Kule: A REST interface for MongoDB.
  • Montreal.rb Office Hours: Weekly Ruby or Rails hacking sessions at Notman House.
  • Segment.io: Collect customer data with one API and send it to hundreds of tools.
  • Datadog: A monitoring service for large scale applications.
  • Remote Jobs: Remote jobs listings for the web industry.
  • Mapbox: A mapping platform for developers.
  • StrongPassword: Entropy-based password strength checking for your Ruby apps.
  • Peek: Status bar for Rails applications. Originally built at GitHub.
  • Ambassador: Manage referral, affiliate and partner programs.
  • Responsive Nav: A JavaScript plugin which helps create a toggled navigation for small screens.
  • csscss: Parses CSS code and displays which rulesets have duplicated declarations.
  • Bartender: Organize your menu bar apps in OS X.
  • thirtyaday: A minimalistic fitness tracker for Calisthenics for iPhone.
  • LiveReload: OS X app that monitors the file system, preprocesses changes and refreshes the browser.
  • RailsBridge Montreal: Free workshop to teach Ruby on Rails to Montrealers.
  • RainCloud: Free iPhone app that notifies when cloud services and APIs have problems. Built using RubyMotion.
  • Pandoc: Convert files from one markup format into another.
  • Action.io: Generate development environments and code from your browser.
  • Litmus Scope: Bookmarklet lets you scope an email from inside supported webmails like Gmail.
  • GoSquared: Analytics platform to better understand your online customers.
  • Ingo Innovation Center: Business centre for technology related companies with access to ETS resources.
  • Pseudo-Elements to Style Form Controls: Style form elements using pseudo-elements available in Trident, Gecko and WebKit.
  • Disconnect: Browser plugin that blocks 2,000+ third-party companies from tracking your web activity.
  • Kaleidoscope Version Control Tidbits: Make git and Kaleidoscope do interesting things.
  • Duo Security: Hosted two-factor authentication service.
  • Orbit: Manage your files on App.net.
  • CloudFlare: Protect and accelerate your website by routing traffic through their global network.
  • DevOps Montréal: Montreal user group for DevOps.
  • Twitter #Music: Service that presents the best new music on Twitter right now.
  • FriendlyId: ActiveRecord gem for creating pretty URLs using human-friendly slugs and permalinks.
  • Postgres.app: OS X app that contains a full PostgreSQL installation.
  • Mozilla TowTruck: Experimental web service for real-time collaboration.
  • Harry's: Quality shaving tools at a fair price.
  • Ole Originals: Retro/vintage style t-shirts from Vancouver, Canada.
  • MariaDB: An enhanced, high performance drop-in replacement for MySQL.
  • BitTorrent Sync: Fast, simple, and secure file syncing without the cloud.
  • Tom Bihn: High-end travel bags, laptop bags and backpacks since 1972.
  • Ba-TEE-nga: Sheldon Cooper Presents Fun With Tees: Infographic presenting the many t-shirts of Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory.
  • enquire.js: JavaScript library for responding to CSS media queries.
  • bower-rails: Bower support for Ruby on Rails.
  • Skylight: Smart profiler for Rails applications.
  • Feed Wrangler: Subscription-based RSS reader. iOS app available.

Feel free to contact me if you require development services or have any questions / comments.