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

Monthly Mentions

December 2014

  • Cotopaxi Kilimanjaro: Nice 20L backpack with internal laptop sleeve.
  • Mobile HTML5: HTML5 compatibility on mobile and tablet browsers.
  • Unroll.Me: Unsubscribe from unwanted email subscriptions.
  • Wire: New communication app for text, voice, sharing photos, music and video.
  • Mail to Self: An iOS extension to mail notes to yourself from any app.
  • MagicEye.js: A JavaScript library for generating “Magic Eye” images in the browser.
  • CSS Stats: Analyzes a site’s CSS and returns many statistics.
  • An Illustrated History of Mac OS X: Great illustrated history of all Mac OS X versions to date.
  • X Ray Machine: A logger/profiler for external API calls in a Rails app.
  • Interpol: A Ruby toolkit for creating API endpoints with definition files, schema validation, documentation, etc.
  • Getting Started with JavaScript for Automation on Yosemite: Article about using JavaScript for scripting in Yosemite.
  • TheViking: Akismet anti-spam service for Ruby and Rails.
  • Bench: Online bookkeeping services from professional accountants.
  • StripeTester: Ruby gem to test Stripe webhooks locally.
  • Proteus: Static site starter kits from Thoughtbot. Includes Middleman, Jekyll, and Gulp.
  • The New Defaults: A Sass replacement for the standard CSS keyword color system.
  • Skeleton: Simple and responsive CSS boilerplate.
  • Gitter: Chat app for developers, tied to GitHub.
  • Refile: File upload library for Ruby applications. Successor to CarrierWave.
  • Workflow: Automation app for iOS.
  • QCat: Service for QA testing and maintenance.
  • Starburst: In-app announcements to users for Rails.
  • Evil Icons: Simple and lightweight open source SVG icons.
  • Letterpress Peaks: Topographic letterpress poster series of various mountain peaks.
  • Deliveries for Mac: Package tracking app for UPS, FedEx, US Postal Service, Canada Post, etc.
  • Doorkeeper: OAuth 2 provider for Rails.
  • Barn: JavaScript library that provides a Redis like syntax for localStorage.
  • Affinity Designer: Professional vector graphic design software for the Mac.
  • The Founder Institute: Entrepreneur training and startup launch program.
  • Duet Display: OS X app to use your iDevice as an extra display using a Lightning or 30-pin cable.
  • DIX au carré: Design and engineering services in Montreal.
  • ActiveType: Ruby gem for creating form objects.
  • The 7-Minute Workout: Short workout routines that use latest science for high-intensity effort. From the New York Times.
  • Canopy.co: Discover the best products on Amazon, curated by real people.
  • Revolver: A Ruby fixed size LIFO data structure, optionally free of duplicates.
  • Griffintown Art School: An art school in the heart of the Griffintown neighborhood of Montreal.
  • Old Fashioned 101: How to make a real Old Fashioned.
  • Sena UltraSlim Wallet: Beautiful leather iPhone sleeve with multipurpose pocket.
  • Withings Activité: Beautiful analog watch with health tracking features.
  • Medium Backchannel: Medium articles related to technology, edited by Steven Levy.

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