Monthly Mentions

April 2013

  • SVG Patterns Gallery: A gallery of SVG patterns.
  • Skycons: Set of animated weather glyphs, generated by JavaScript.
  • Beamer: Play any movie from your Mac on Apple TV using AirPlay.
  • Helios: An open source framework that provides backend services for iOS apps.
  • Middleman Github Pages: Deploy a Middleman site to Github Pages.
  • Kule: A REST interface for MongoDB.
  • Montreal.rb Office Hours: Weekly Ruby or Rails hacking sessions at Notman House.
  • Segment.io: Collect customer data with one API and send it to hundreds of tools.
  • Datadog: A monitoring service for large scale applications.
  • Remote Jobs: Remote jobs listings for the web industry.
  • Mapbox: A mapping platform for developers.
  • StrongPassword: Entropy-based password strength checking for your Ruby apps.
  • Peek: Status bar for Rails applications. Originally built at GitHub.
  • Ambassador: Manage referral, affiliate and partner programs.
  • Responsive Nav: JavaScript plugin to create a toggled navigation for small screens.
  • csscss: CSS redundancy analyzer.
  • Bartender: Organize your menu bar apps in OS X.
  • thirtyaday: A minimalistic fitness tracker for Calisthenics for iPhone.
  • LiveReload: OS X app that monitors changes in the file system.
  • RailsBridge Montreal: Free workshop to teach Ruby on Rails to Montrealers.
  • RainCloud: Free iPhone app that notifies when cloud services and APIs have problems.
  • Pandoc: Convert files from one markup format into another.
  • Action.io: Generate development environments and code from your browser.
  • Litmus Scope: Bookmarklet to scope emails from inside supported webmails like Gmail.
  • GoSquared: Analytics platform to better understand your online customers.
  • Ingo Innovation Center: Business centre for tech companies with access to ETS resources.
  • Pseudo-Elements to Style Form Controls: Style form elements using pseudo-elements.
  • Disconnect: Browser plugin to block web activity tracking.
  • Kaleidoscope Version Control Tidbits: Make git and Kaleidoscope do interesting things.
  • Duo Security: Hosted two-factor authentication service.
  • Orbit: Manage your files on [App.net](https://app.net/).
  • CloudFlare: Provider of CDN + security services for websites.
  • DevOps Montréal: Montreal user group for DevOps.
  • Twitter #Music: Service that presents the best new music on Twitter right now.
  • FriendlyId: ActiveRecord gem for creating pretty URLs.
  • Postgres.app: OS X app that contains a full PostgreSQL installation.
  • Mozilla TowTruck: Experimental web service for real-time collaboration.
  • Harry's: Quality shaving tools at a fair price.
  • Ole Originals: Retro/vintage style t-shirts from Vancouver, Canada.
  • MariaDB: An enhanced, high performance drop-in replacement for MySQL.
  • BitTorrent Sync: Fast, simple, and secure file syncing without the cloud.
  • Browser: Browser detection in Ruby.
  • Tom Bihn: High-end travel bags, laptop bags and backpacks since 1972.
  • Ba-TEE-nga: Sheldon Cooper Presents Fun With Tees: Infographic Sheldon Cooper's t-shirts from The Big Bang Theory.
  • enquire.js: JavaScript library for responding to CSS media queries.
  • bower-rails: Bower support for Ruby on Rails.
  • Skylight: Smart profiler for Rails applications.
  • Feed Wrangler: Subscription-based RSS reader. iOS app available.

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