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

Monthly Mentions

January 2015

  • Rhino Ironworks: Beautiful, industrial, retro home safes.
  • Mybema: A Rails-based platform for building online communities.
  • PleaseWait.js: A library to show your users a splash page while your application loads.
  • MTR: Combines the functionality of the traceroute and ping into a single network diagnostic tool.
  • Waltr: Mac app that uploads AVI, MKV & FLAC files directly to iOS device for native playback.
  • SuperFriendly Service Agreement: Open source service agreement by SuperFriendly.
  • Google Cast: Stream audio from your phone, tablet or laptop to your speakers.
  • Cloak: VPN services made with Apple devices in mind (iPad, iPhone, and Mac).
  • Moment: Telephoto and wide angle lenses for smartphones.
  • Sass Guidelines: An opinionated styleguide for writing maintainable and scalable Sass.
  • Espresso-Jobs: Emplois en marketing, communication, Web, des TI, des jeux vidéos et des VFX au Québec.
  • StartupBlink: An interactive map that presents information about startups, co-working, freelancers from around the world.
  • Ginatra: Web frontend for Git repositories. Built with Sinatra.
  • Rust: A modern systems programming language.
  • Janbr: Access hundreds of classes in Montreal’s best workout studios with a universal pass.
  • smrtGRiPS: Connected bike grips — eyes-free navigation, haptic notifications, etc.
  • Databound: An API Exposing Ruby on Rails CRUD in JavaScript.
  • RubyBench: Long running Ruby benchmarks.
  • Ruby MiniTest Cheat Sheet: MiniTest cheat sheet comparing unit and spec syntaxes. Includes downloadable spreadsheet.
  • Death to the Stock Photo: Free photos delivered monthly by email.
  • Gibbon: Curated playlists of knowledge from the web about any subject.
  • Github Pulse: Menu bar app for OS X that reminds you to contribute daily on Github.
  • Squire: A simple HTML5 rich text editor.
  • ReverseMarkdown: Ruby gem to convert HTML into Markdown.
  • Shifts: A smartphone productivity app for shift workers.
  • Bootstrap Switch: Turn checkboxes and radio buttons into toggle switches.
  • Create a Sitemap with Rails and Ping it to Google with Rake: Useful tutorial on pinging Google with your updated sitemap.xml.
  • EmailPrefixer: Automatically prefix all delivered emails with the application name and Rails environment.
  • ShareDesk Optix: SaaS to run a coworking/shared office.
  • ShareDesk: Book a meeting room or shared office space.
  • Railsbox: Create Ruby on Rails virtual machines for development.
  • Formatador: STDOUT text formatting for Ruby.
  • strfti.me: strftime reference and sandbox for Ruby, PHP, and more.
  • BitCannon: A local torrent index archiving, browsing, and backup tool.
  • GitHub Cheat Sheet: A collection of Git and GitHub cool features.
  • Digits: Enable users to signup and login using their phone number. By Twitter.
  • Ruby Object Mapper: ROM is an open-source persistence and mapping toolkit for Ruby.
  • MailInterceptor: Ruby gem that intercepts and forwards emails in non-production environments.
  • Robomongo: Shell-centric cross-platform MongoDB management tool.
  • Launchd Tutorial: A launchd primer covering configuration, administration and troubleshooting.
  • That Clean Life: SaaS that promotes healthy eating through recipes, meal plans, automated grocery lists.
  • Vivaldi: A new web browser for power users from an Opera founder.
  • Roda: Ruby routing tree web framework.
  • Cuba: Ruby microframework for web development.
  • Navut: Neighborhood finder for Canadian cities. Montreal-based startup.
  • Xamarin: Create native iOS, Android, Mac and Windows apps in C#.
  • ActiveModel::Errors#details: Adds ActiveModel::Errors#details to return failed validator type.
  • Aurelia: A new JavaScript framework.
  • Salvattore: A jQuery Masonry alternative with CSS-driven configuration.

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