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

Monthly Mentions

September 2015

  • Squid: A Ruby library to plot charts in PDF files.
  • Overpass: Open source font inspired by overpass signs. Sponsored by Red Hat.
  • Recently: Subscription service that turns your photos into a monthly magazine.
  • Upcase: Training + mentorship with Thoughtbot for $29/month.
  • Proxy.app: Web interception proxy app for Mac OS X.
  • ModelAttribute: Attributes for non-ActiveRecord models with dirty tracking.
  • Minigrid: Small, zero dependency cascading grid layout.
  • Tropos: Phrase based weather conditions for iOS, by thoughtbot.
  • Get BEM: Block Element Modifier methodology description.
  • Directus: A customer-friendly database GUI/CMS.
  • Redsmin: SaaS for monitoring and administering Redis.
  • Flatmarket: A free, open source e-commerce platform for static websites.
  • DirectLinks: Safari extension that circumvents Google and Facebook link tracking.
  • Black Screen: A modern terminal emulator based on Electron.
  • Thimble: An online code editor by Mozilla.
  • Saffron: A simple Sass mixin library for animations and transitions.
  • CSS3 Animation Cheat Sheet: A set of plug-and-play animations using pre-made CSS classes.
  • capybara-screenshot: Automatically captures a screenshot when a Capybara scenario fails.
  • Broken7: Montreal-inspired blonde beer brewed in Griffintown.
  • Amazon Web Services in Plain English: Description of AWS services with plain English descriptions.
  • prkng: Mobile app to help park your car and avoid tickets.
  • GitHub Jobs: Job board for technologists by GitHub.
  • VoteNote: App about Canada’s 2015 federal election.
  • Napa: A simple Ruby framework for building APIs with Grape.
  • haz.io: Overview of your browser’s support for HTML, CSS and Javascript features.
  • Flexbox Cheatsheet: A decision tree-based cheatsheet for CSS Flexbox.
  • Camaleon CMS: A content management system based on Ruby on Rails 4.
  • Purify: Content blocker for Safari on iOS.
  • Notion: Web-based collaborative document editor.
  • Peace: Block web ads and privacy-invading trackers on iOS, by Marco Arment.
  • Alternote: Note-taking app for OS X with Evernote integration.
  • Decontaminator: Ruby HTML sanitizer.
  • Penflip: Revision control for writers.
  • sshync: Auto-sync files and directories over SSH.
  • Awesome Rails Gem: A collection of awesome Ruby Gems for Rails development.
  • DataFilter: An extensible Ruby DSL for filtering data sets.
  • JavaScripting.com: Directory of JavaScript libraries, frameworks, and plugins.
  • LICEcap: Capture an area of your desktop and save as animated GIF.
  • Surf Office: Combination accommodation, co-working and surf destinations.
  • U.S. Web Design Standards: Open source UI components and visual style guide for U.S. government websites.
  • Glowforge: 3D laser printer.
  • Otto: Automatic development environment + automated deployment.
  • Patterns — Responsive Web Design: A series of patterns for RWD.
  • Contentful: A SaaS, API-based CMS.
  • Serial: A lightweight serialization library for Ruby.
  • Skarp: A laser-powered razor.
  • Reportr: Track events in your life using an API.
  • clipboard.js: Copy text to clipboard programatically.

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