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

Monthly Mentions

August 2014

  • Mitro: Password manager using browser extensions.
  • WP-Portability: WordPress plugin to help move installations between servers. By Plank.
  • Gifwit: OS X app to organize and search your favorite GIFs online.
  • Hider: App to hide and encrypt data for OS X.
  • Network Radar: Network discovery and management utility for OS X.
  • Kin HR: SaaS HR software that manages onboarding, employee info, time off, etc.
  • Compressor.io: Online tool to compress and optimize your images.
  • Stripe::CLI: A command line interface to Stripe.
  • Basil.js: Unified localstorage, cookie and session storage JavaScript API.
  • JogDial.js: A JavaScript plugin for jog dial controls.
  • Geolocation Service: Geolocations web services from Natural Resources Canada.
  • Google Cultural Institute: Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world.
  • Google Web Fonts Typographic Project: Collaborative project that offers inspiration for using Google’s font library.
  • The U.S. Digital Services Playbook: A list of best practices from the private sector and government to help build effective digital services.
  • Indie Phone: Alternative smartsphone ecosystem with a focus on privacy and security where all data is owned by the user.
  • Tito: SaaS to manage events including event homepage, ticketing, discount codes, etc.
  • Pico: Flat file CMS for PHP.
  • UXPin: Online UX design & wireframing tools.
  • Emberlight: Control any dimmable lightbulb with your smartphone.
  • HTML5 Polyfills: Directory of HTML5 & CSS3 shims, polyfills and fallbacks.
  • Webshim: A JavaScript polyfill that enables HTML5 features even if native support is missing.
  • LifeStraw: Portable water filters that make contaminated water safe to drink.
  • Confederate X132 Hellcat Speedster: Handmade limited-run motorcycle. Very cool design.
  • Everlane: Retail manufacturing with direct sales over the Internet.
  • XRay: A tool that reveals which data in web accounts are used to target ads/recommended products.
  • Nextdoor: Private social network for your neighbourhood.
  • Wuhcag: WCAG 2.0 checklists.
  • The Mason Shaker: A four-piece Mason Jar cocktail shaker.
  • Day One: A simple and elegant journal app for iPhone, iPad, and OS X.
  • breakpoint-slicer: Split your CSS breakpoints into slices and use helpers: at, from, to and between.
  • PerfBar: Simple way to collect and look at your front-end performance metrics.
  • Archer Hard Goods: Curated, well-crafted, and functional products for the home. A Montreal company.
  • Noke Bluetooth Padlock: Use your smartphone to unlock the padlock.
  • Kite: Flexible CSS layout library (written entirely in CSS).
  • CSS Guidelines: High-level advice and guidelines for writing sane, manageable, scalable CSS.
  • Top & Derby: Beautifully designed walking canes.
  • .quebec: Registrar for .quebec domain name.
  • AppSignal: Ruby/Rails app monitoring.
  • Design Different: Poster quotes, illustrations and hand lettering by Ryan McArthur.
  • Buster + Punch: London brand that creates daring lighting and furniture.
  • TheStocks.im: Royalty free stock photos from many different sites.
  • Duo: JavaScript/CSS package manager for the front-end.
  • Urban Cowboy B&B: Bed & Breakfast in Brooklyn, NY.
  • YYMMDD: Ruby DSL for idiomatic date parsing and formatting.
  • websync: An rsync web-based task manager.
  • Pattern Lab: A collection of tools to help you create atomic web components.
  • Praxis: Ruby API framework.
  • Timesheet.js: JavaScript library to create HTML time sheets.
  • Pace: Automatic page load progress bar.
  • Http::Exceptions: Rescue exceptions that might be thrown by your Ruby HTTP library.

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