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

Monthly Mentions

May 2015

  • Tesla Powerwall: A home battery that charges from solar panels or when utility rates are low.
  • Friends Chat: Chat app like Slack except P2P, offline friendly and open source.
  • restifydb: Expose your databases as REST web services.
  • HTML Arrows: HTML symbol codes and entities.
  • smartflower POP: All-in-one solar panels/system.
  • Leesa: Another online mattress manufacturer and retailer.
  • Brooklinen: Bed sheets and comforters without the middlemen.
  • Quark Shell for Mac: Create cross-platform menubar/tray apps using only HTML and JavaScript.
  • Sass Burger: A Sass mixin for creating hamburger icons.
  • Font Library: Open source project to organize Google Fonts.
  • Redacted: Mac app to hide sensitive details of an image.
  • Plein air à la carte: Travel guide for outdoor activities in Quebec.
  • BaliseQc: The reference for hiking in Quebec.
  • Clean Ride Mapper: Informing cyclists on Air Quality in Montreal.
  • Ember Hearth: Mac application to manage and run Ember projects.
  • Helium: A floating browser window for OS X — to watch media while you work.
  • C.H.I.P.: A $9 computer with 1GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB storage, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
  • Otium SoftRack: Foam-based car rack for hauling gear on your roof.
  • Tapiriik: Sync your fitness activities between various apps.
  • Ledger: A command-line accounting system.
  • The American Longbow: Beautiful handmade longbow from Best Made Company.
  • Grid by Example: Examples of the CSS Grid Layout Module. By Rachel Andrew.
  • One Sweet App: iPhone app to discover how much sugar is in the foods you eat.
  • Lily: Camera drone that you simply throw in the air to start shooting.
  • TripMode: OS X app that controls which apps have access to your Internet connection.
  • Justice.js: Embeddable script for displaying web page performance metrics.
  • Bone.io: A lightweight framework for building realtime HTML5 apps using websockets.
  • Nuts.com: Bulk & wholesale nuts, dried fruits, etc.
  • acl9: A role-based authorization gem with a concise DSL for securing Rails apps.
  • wego: A weather client for the terminal.
  • Hullo Pillow: Organic & All-natural buckwheat pillow.
  • ReadRemaining.js: jQuery plugin that approximates how long to read any text.
  • Keating Woodworks: Beautiful handmade furniture by Geoffrey Keating.
  • ScrollWatch: Add dynamic interaction based on scroll position.
  • Shuffle: Disposable phone numbers and email aliases.
  • Mark Boardman Illustration: Great illustrations by Mark Boardman.
  • Oru Kayak: Kayak that folds down into an easily storable case.
  • Lotus: An object-oriented web framework for Ruby.
  • Thousand Helmets: Nice looking bicycle helmets.
  • Yandex.Browser: New browser focused on privacy by Russia’s most popular search engine, Yandex.
  • Anyenv: Version manager — like rbenv — but for anything.
  • wrk: A command line HTTP benchmarking tool.
  • The Web Developer's SEO Cheat Sheet 3.0: PDF with up-to-date information on SEO.
  • Whois: A pure Ruby Whois client and parser.
  • Viewport.js: Reports the viewport scrolling position relative to sections.
  • Torba: A Ruby asset manager for Sprockets.
  • Solved by Flexbox: Showcases various layouts using Flexbox.
  • Spina: Open source CMS for Ruby on Rails.
  • Saw & Mitre Frame Co.: Great frames for your photographs.
  • Fruixi: Montreal mobile market for fruits & vegetables.
  • Bexar Goods Co.: Makers of durable leather bags and accessories.
  • Airdesk: Rent desk space by the hour without reservations.
  • cssnext: A CSS transpiler to use the latest CSS syntax today.
  • Rocket.Chat: Open source chat platform. Developed with Meteor.
  • ruby-patterns: Examples of patterns in Ruby.
  • Secrets of the Browser Developer Tools: Information about the developer tools in modern browsers.
  • Ajax-Include: Load snippets of HTML after the critical path.

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