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 2015

  • Proof: Authentication for single page apps using Rails backend.
  • AccessGranted: Multi-role and whitelist based authorization gem for Ruby.
  • Curated: Easily create newsletters from accumulated links.
  • CSS Layout News: A weekly newsletter about CSS Layout. By Rachel Andrew.
  • Designing for Performance: O’Reilly book by Lara Callender Hogan now available free online.
  • Bolt M-1: Electric bike / motorcycle hybrid.
  • Makerbase: Directory of websites and apps (and their makers). By Anil Dash and Gina Trapani.
  • whosthere: An SSH server that knows who you are; matches public key on GitHub.
  • Fly Pry: Small titanium multi-tool.
  • Styleguide: A tool for creating and maintaining style guides. By Huge.
  • Carrot Weather: Weather app with personality for iOS and Mac.
  • Convox: An open source Platform as a Service (PaaS) that runs in your own AWS account.
  • JAWS: A server-free, webapp boilerplate using AWS Lambda Functions.
  • Encryptr: A free, open source password manager and e-wallet.
  • Unicorns: Live stream your iPhone/iPad screen from your Mac.
  • Montréal Frais: Brings the best from local merchants together in online store.
  • Alphabet: Google’s new parent company.
  • How DNS Works: Illustrated website describing what happened when you request a page.
  • Stylify Me: Automatic style guide generator.
  • Fundraising Field Guide: Guide for founders looking to raise funds for early stage high-growth companies.
  • Piper: Home security and automation device.
  • uBlock: A fast & lightweight ad blocker for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.
  • Email on Acid: SaaS for email testing.
  • speed-test: Test your connection speed using speedtest.net from the CLI.
  • Vinylify: Make personalized vinyl records with custom album art.
  • CheatSheet: Accessibility app that shows all the active shortcuts for the current application.
  • Is it vulnerable?: Tests for vulnerabilities in your Gemfile.lock file.
  • Nitrous: Cloud-based software development with IDE and Docker containers.
  • ipify: Retrieve your public IP address programatically.
  • GoTTY: A utility that turns your terminal into a web application.
  • Ghostery: Browser extension that promotes privacy by blocking third-party trackers.
  • You Don't Know JS: A free, six book series that dives deep into the core mechanisms of JavaScript.
  • OnHub: A Wi-Fi router by Google.
  • Yield Copper Cup: Nice and small copper cup for drinking.
  • Karma: Portable LTE to Wi-Fi device. No contracts. Pay as you go.
  • Page.js: Simple JavaScript client-side router.
  • What The FlexBox?!: A free 20 video course to learn CSS Flexbox. By Wes Bos.
  • Postico: Commercial PostgreSQL client for OS X.
  • PSequel: Free PostgreSQL client for OS X.
  • WorkFlowy: Be more creative/productive with lists on steroids.
  • MailChimp Style Guide: Public and open source style guide by MailChimp.
  • Cocoa Rest Client: A free and open source OS X app for testing REST API endpoints.
  • REST Countries: Get information about countries via a RESTful API.
  • GitUp: Git client for OS X.
  • Crystal: A Safari advert & tracking blocker for iOS.
  • IPDFCameraViewController: Open source iOS camera component for scanning documents.
  • WealthBar: Full-service online financial advisor for Canadians.
  • UpUp: Free, open source JS that offers alternate offline content.
  • ResizeEnd: A custom jQuery event.
  • jQuery lightgallery: A lightweight, customizable, modular, responsive, lightbox gallery plugin for jQuery.
  • Flarum: Free, open-source forum software with a focus on simplicity.
  • API Blueprint: Open source documentation-oriented API description language using Markdown.
  • Apiary: SaaS to design, prototype, document and test APIs.
  • HTML Living Standard: HTML specification by WHATWG community.
  • Swagger: API toolset for documentation, client SDK generation, etc.
  • duti: A CLI tool to set default app for documents and URLs on OS X.
  • Disk Drill: Data recovery app for OS X.
  • Made by Hand: A short film series celebrating people who make things by hand.

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