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- Poster League: Boston design meetup to remake modern movie posters in a vintage style. Hosted by DockYard.
- Hired: Marketplace for recruiting startup & tech talent.
- Firefox Release History: Detailed history of all Firefox releases since inception.
- statusIE: The development status of Internet Explorer browser features.
- tco: Simple framework for colouring terminal output in Ruby.
- Authful: An open-source Ruby API for two-factor authentication. By MongoHQ.
- UnCSS: A tool to remove unused CSS from your stylesheets.
- A Game of Social Thrones: The opening sequence of HBO’s Game of Thrones using social media symbolism. By Hootsuite.
- Tales & Tours: Mobile app acts as personal tour guide. Hundreds of guides available.
- Dose Juice: Raw & organic cold-pressed juices with local delivery service. Montreal-based.
- Bluenose: Platform that empowers SaaS businesses to proactively manage customers.
- Retained: SaaS to increase customer retention by reducing the churn rate.
- Bootstrap Love: Marketing services for bootstrap startups. By Brendan & Brendan.
- The Short Cutts: The short answers to every Matt Cutts search engine optimisation (SEO) video.
- Hound: SaaS that comments on style violations in GitHub pull requests. By Thoughtbot.
- Code Guide: Standards for developing flexible, durable, and sustainable HTML and CSS. By @mdo.
- Deckset: OS X app that turns Markdown notes into slides for presentations.
- Tools of the Trade: Free icon packs by DockYard.
- stripe-ruby-mock: A mocking library for testing Stripe in Ruby.
- Shrine of Apple: Photos and videos of (almost) every Apple product.
- Roar: A Ruby framework for parsing and rendering REST documents.
- Stump Stand: Smartphone and tablet stand made of silicone with a weighted base.
- GitBook: A command line tool for building books using Git and Markdown.
- District 3 Innovation Center: Startup ecosystem hosted by Concordia University.
- Kenauk Nature: Private fish and game reserve, with more than 60 lakes. Montebello, QC.
- SlickNav: Responsive mobile menus built using jQuery.
- Typekit Practice: Reference and lessons in the practice of typography.
- Glui: OS X app to capture, annotate and share screenshots.
- Street Food Montreal: Directory of Montreal street food trucks and their schedules and locations.
- Picturefill: A responsive image polyfill for <picture>, srcset, sizes, and more.
- SimpleTax: SaaS tax return software for Canadians. Quebec not available yet.
- Casper: A mattress manufacturer acting like a tech startup.
- Tuft & Needle: Another mattress manufacturer trying to re-invent the business model.
- Budget Bytes: Food blog about eating great on a budget.
- Thermodo: Tiny electrical thermometer that connects through the audio jack.
- Tokaido.app: OS X app bundle that installs a working copy of Ruby, Rubygems, Rails and all necessary gems.
- Qualys SSL Server Test: Free service that performs a deep analysis of the configuration of an SSL web server.
- The Ideal Length of Everything Online: Research-backed article about the ideal length of tweets, blog posts, paragraphs, etc.
- Copify: SaaS for professionnal copywriting services.
- Turboboost: Extends Rails Turbolinks to provide convenient AJAX handlers for forms and links.
- Yasu: OS X system utility. A Mavericks version has been released.
- CSSmatic: CSS generators for gradients, border radius, noise texture and box shadow.
- Adobe Project Parfait: SaaS that extract everything you need from PSD comps.
- Tuyaux & Co.: Makers of objects using plubming pipes. Montreal-based.
- MTL Startup Jobs: Directory of startup jobs for the Montreal area. By Brendan & Brendan.
- IcebergFinder.com: Geolocation of icebergs in Newfoundland and Labrador.