The Ultimate Guide to HTTP Requests in Ruby
Learn how to send HTTP request with Ruby using different gems & techniques. This article includes examples of the net/http library, HTTParty & the Faraday gem!
ruby  http  json  rest  restclient  faraday 
2 days ago
Kimurai is a modern web scraping framework written in Ruby which works out of box with Headless Chromium/Firefox, PhantomJS, or simple HTTP requests and allows to scrape and interact with JavaScript rendered websites
javascript  ruby  webscraping  gem 
2 days ago
How Millennials Killed Mayonnaise
The inexorable rise of identity condiments has led to hard times for the most American of foodstuffs. And that’s a shame. Here's how millennials are killing the mayonnaise industry.
food  mayo  cb  endtimes 
3 days ago
Telluride Film Festival predictions (blogspot)
Obsessing about the Telluride Film Festival and the film awards season since 2008! "The best Telluride predictor I know." -Sasha Stone, Awards Daily "The Nostradamus of Telluride" -Tim Appelo, Movies for Grownups
telluride  telluridefilmfest  tff  movies  predictions 
13 days ago
unDraw | Colorful illustrations
MIT licensed illustrations for every project you can imagine and create.
illustrations  vector  free  art  artwork  resources 
25 days ago
Why I Lied to Everyone in High School About Knowing Karate
As a teen, Jabeen Akhtar discovered that trying to be an exceptional immigrant can make you do stupid things.
longreads  karate  highschool  school  lying 
4 weeks ago
Omni Calculator
solves 541 problems anywhere from finance and business to health. It’s so fast and easy you won’t want to do the math again!
calculator  math  tools 
4 weeks ago
is an online cloud based HTML5 filled Markdown Editor. Sync with Dropbox, Github, Google Drive or OneDrive. Convert HTML to Markdown. 100% Open Source!
markdown  editor  app 
4 weeks ago
Lord of the Rings ColorDMD
Lord of the Rings ColorDMD 90 sec video
lotr  pinball  dmd 
5 weeks ago
LotR ColorDMD
Video of lotr color DMD (15 min)
lort  pinball  dmd  video 
5 weeks ago
Write down your thoughts in your favourite text editor, and Deckset will turn them into beautiful presentations.
mac  software  decks  slides  presentations 
5 weeks ago
Automation Orchard
Automating your Apple devices
mac  macos  ios  automation  productivity 
5 weeks ago
Just hold the ⌘-Key a bit longer to get a list of all active short cuts of the current application
mac  keyboard  shortcuts 
5 weeks ago
Dialogue : Screenplay Writer
Writing a movie is as simple as texting. Write your next screenplay, create characters, organize your scenes, and export to desktop or as a PDF.
iOS  app  writing  screenwriting  texting 
5 weeks ago
Tools and resources for naming things.
naming  tools 
7 weeks ago
Http.rb is Great
The Ruby ecosystem has many HTTP clients gems to choose from. Some are built on libcurl (Typhoeus, Curb, Patron), some on Ruby’s Net::HTTP (RestClient, HTTParty, Nestful), some in pure Ruby (HTTPClient, Excon, http.rb), and some are wrappers around existing libraries (Faraday, HTTPI).
ruby  api  gem  http 
9 weeks ago
Privacy & Cookie Policy Generator | iubenda
Privacy laws require privacy policies on websites and apps: Use our lawyer-crafted, self-updating and international privacy policy generator.
gdpr  privacy 
10 weeks ago
CMD-D|Masters of Automation
Apple Mac/iOS automation conference (Oct 2018)
apple  mac  iOS  conference  training 
10 weeks ago
Setting up a BDD Stack on a Rails 5 Application
Learn how to generate a new Rails 5 application with all the necessary tools to set up a behavior-driven development (BDD) flow.
rails  rails5  bdd  tutorial 
10 weeks ago
Cool Backgrounds
Explore a beautifully curated selection of cool backgrounds that you can add to blogs, websites, or as desktop and phone wallpapers.
background  art  design 
11 weeks ago
Women's News. Feminized.
Like the Onion. Only not funny.
satire  funny  humor  comedy 
11 weeks ago
Academy Fight Song Tab
Mission of Burma tab 1982
12 weeks ago
Grant File Access: Word cannot open the document: user does not have access privileges
I am unable to open some Word documents due to permission issues. I used Disk Utility to repair permissions and created a new profile and still have the following problem. See three screenshots below:
paola  grantaccess 
may 2018
Fix: Office 2016 Grant Access Error on MacOS
A lot of MacOS users are receiving the Grant File Access error when trying to open various file types in Office 2016. The issue typically appears when trying to open Word files, but some users have also reported the issue with Excel and Powerpoint files. When dealing with this issue, the user will be prompted with …
paola  grantaccess 
may 2018
What is the simplest way to find a slack team ID and a channel ID?
We are trying to setup deep linking into slack, as described here: https://api.slack.com/docs/deep-linking The document states that to open a specific team, the following URL should be used: s...
slack  data 
may 2018
Productivity [Sam Altman]
I think I am at least somewhat more productive than average, and people sometimes ask me for productivity tips.  So I decided to just write them all down in one place.
productivity  inspiration  read 
april 2018
Create agents that monitor and act on your behalf. Your agents are standing by!
automation  heroku  ruby  monitoring  services 
april 2018
Premium online printing services | Strut and Fibre
High-quality digital printing services of business cards, prints and postcards. Beautiful free templates and easy-to-use online editor. Quick delivery.
bizcards  printing 
april 2018
A Few Tips on Building Slides
I'm Jason Rodriguez (@rodriguezcommaj)—a designer, writer, email enthusiast, and product manager at Litmus. I write about the web, email, technology, and productivity and speak and teach at industry events. Author of two books, writer of many articles, and sometimes robot.
slides  keynote  presentations 
april 2018
Setting up free HTTPS with Heroku SSL and Let’s Encrypt
I was tempted to just switch over to google compute engine where I can get a(maybe two) VM and set up SSL/TLS with seemingly hassle-free configuration given that the configuration of initialising a…
heroku  letsencrypt  ssl 
april 2018
Heroku and Let’s Encrypt
Update (2017-04-12): Since March 2017, you can use Heroku’s Automated Certificate Management for your paid dynos. Cryptosense hosts some of its applications on Heroku and as many others, we want to…
heroku  ssl  letsencrypt 
april 2018
Migrate a Rails App from Heroku to Dokku [Step by Step Tutorial]
Dokku is dev ops for dummies and a cheaper alternative to Heroku. Recently I've migrated a couple of my projects to it. In this blog post, I will describe how to setup and migrate a Rails app to Dokku with PostgreSQL, Sidekiq, Redis and Let's Encrypt or Cloudflare for free SSL.
heroku  dokku 
april 2018
Premium and Open Source dashboard template with responsive and high quality UI. For Free!
admin  dashboard  ui  templates 
april 2018
Epic Spinners
Css only. Easy to use. VueJS integration.
css  spinner  animation  web 
april 2018
Lazy Loading Images and Video
If your site has a ton of images and video, but you don't want to cut down on any of it, lazy loading might be just the technique you need to improve initial page load time and lower per-page payload.
video  code  lazyloading  web  html 
april 2018
Pinball Across the US
Everyone who knows me, knows I love pinball. To me, pinball is a wonderful mixture of art, physics, design and history that's intertwined into a gameplay...
pinball  data  dataviz  python 
april 2018
Use Let’s Encrypt TLS certificate on Heroku
Let’s Encrypt is a new certificate authority that can grant a TLS certificate for your domain name. Unlike most of other certificate authorities, it grants you a certificate via an automated script…
heroku  ssl  letsencrypt 
april 2018
Let's Encrypt with a Rails app on Heroku
I needed to renew an SSL certificate today, so I used it as an excuse to try Let’s Encrypt for a free certificate for a Rails app hosted on Heroku.
heroku  ssl  letsencrypt 
april 2018
is a new and free security app for mobile phones and computers. For the geeks among us: it's open source and powered by public-key cryptography.
encryption  security  pki  cryptography  app 
april 2018
Weird photo printer, possibly can print from home to Hickory Ln
Lifeprint’s mobile photo printer, Hyperphoto software app, and sticky back photo paper make printed photos and videos come to life. Visit us to watch!
print  photos 
march 2018
Olivia Newton John - Magic - Piano Cover
YouTube clip of piano guy playing Magic
video  onj  magic 
march 2018
Magic chords
Intro chords / D D7b5 D D7b5 / D7b5 --2-- --1-- --1-- --0-- --x-- --x-- / D D7b5 D D7b5 Come take my hand Dmaj9 D You should know me F#m7 Am Em I've always been in your mind Am Em You know I
magic  tabs  onj 
march 2018
The Gamblers Betting Against Donald Trump … and Getting Rich
PredictIt turns politics into something more than a cynical battleground. Meet the people making bank on our nightmarish election cycle.
politics  gambling  predictit  govt 
march 2018
What Is the Best TV Pilot From the Past Five Years?
From ‘The Night Of’ to ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson,’ these are the shows that were the real deal from day one
march 2018
Report: We Don’t Make Any Money If You Don’t Click The Fucking Link
CHICAGO—Informing readers that it was one of the sole means for a digital publication to generate revenue, a report released Thursday indicated that The Onion doesn’t make any money if you don’t click the fucking link. “According to our findings, The Onion doesn’t receive a single goddamn cent unless you dipshits out there on social media move your cursor over to the link and visit the goddamn website,” the report read in part, explaining that “liking” or commenting on a post contributes jackshit to our bottom line and, indeed, has zero impact on the web traffic analytics that help our publication sell the advertisements that allow it to continue operating. “If you enjoy any of this content, any of it at all, it is highly recommended that you take one measly second out of your life to actually navigate to any of our many, many articles that grace your social media feed for free. Or, hell, you could even look at our homepage once in a while. Because unless you actually visit the website, there eventually won’t be one, you ungrateful pricks.” At press time, sources added that, in all likelihood, you had merely enjoyed seeing this headline on Facebook or Twitter and probably weren’t even reading this fucking article.
onion  facebook  comedy  advertising 
march 2018
How do you design a design doc?
When you think about design, the word “documentation” probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But documentation is a key part of the design process for many teams. In a casual Twitter…
design  documentation  dropbox  ideas 
march 2018
Why I'm Writing 'Captain America'
And why it scares the hell out of me
march 2018
Agenda note taking app (Khoi Vhin)
The perfect note-taking software hasn’t been invented but Agenda, a new c...
apps  notes 
march 2018
How to use Flexbox to create a modern CSS card design layout
From portfolios to blogs, modern card design layouts are great for any site and they're easy to create. Follow this guide to get started with Flexbox!
css  flexbox  cards  layout 
march 2018
An overview of Desktop Ruby GUI development in 2018
Ruby GUI development is a seldom mentioned subject, but it has value. Probably after some Rails development (cough…), developing a desktop tool may be an interesting diversion (or even a requirement). During the development of my PM-Spotlight desktop application, I evaluated most of the Desktop Ruby GUI toolkits, and prototyped the application with three of them (Shoes 3, FXRuby, and Tk). This article presents a summary of what I’ve experienced (or gathered) while I was “Developing GUI applications with Ruby”! Contents: TL;DR: The summary Extension/mistakes Frameworks Shoes 3/4 Fox toolkit Tk WxWidgets Qt GTK+ Conclusion
ruby  gui  ui 
march 2018
A Step by Step Guide to Making Your First GitHub Contribution
If you don’t have a GitHub account, or aren’t sure what Git is, read: New Developer? You should’ve learned Git yesterday. Hopefully you’re here because you’ve signed up for GitHub and you’re ready to…
git  github  code  guide  read  work 
march 2018
The 2018 Web Developer Roadmap
Want to learn to code? There is no better time to start than right now. Below is an illustrated roadmap focussed on how to become a developer in 2018. Don’t let these illustrations scare you. You by…
webdev  code  tutorial  work  read 
march 2018
GitHub Corporate Terms of Service
Bookmarked as a good example of easy-to-read terms of service and legal mumbo jumbo.
example  termsofservice 
march 2018
How I transitioned from a graphic designer to front-end developer in 5 months
2017 was a bumpy yet exciting year for me. I left my graphic designer job in March, and entered the maze of coding world. Five months later, I finally got a job as a front-end developer at Tenten.co.
code  learning 
march 2018
Rock N Roll Rentals | Music Store | Equipment Rentals in Austin, TX
Visit Rock n Roll Rentals in Austin, TX Today to Get the Best Deals in Music Equipment Rental from Our Store!
austin  guitar  rental 
march 2018
10 cheat codes for designing User Interfaces
I’d probably assume that most of us started in UI design with the littlest knowledge or nothing at all. But even though the odds was against us at the start, we managed our way through numerous…
ui  design  color  layout 
february 2018
Turn your magnificent face into a charming custom stamp. After you order this package we'll reach out to you for "inspiration". By sending in your favorite photo we'll get started drawing your face, transforming you into a superior rubber creation. Each stamp design is hand-drawn, digitized, and professionally produced to last. As an added bonus, you'll also receive: Original Hand-Drawn Portrait Digital File of Portrait One VersaColor Mini-Cube Black Ink Pad Photo Instructions: After placing a Custom stamp order, we'll contact you immediately via the e-mail address you've provided in your order form. This confirmation e-mail will guide you with easy instructions for submitting your reference photo directly to us. Please Note: We are currently estimating a 6 Week Turn-Around time for our hand-drawn custom portrait stamps.
stamps  portrait  art 
february 2018
PixelSnap for macOS
PixelSnap - The fastest way to measure everything on screen for macOS. Taking measuring to the next level!
mac  apps  tools 
february 2018
Studies are increasingly clear: Uber, Lyft congest cities
One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite: that ride-hailing companies are pull
uber  lyft  transit  cb 
february 2018
The keto diet, explained
Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?
food  diet  keto 
february 2018
Pop Feminism
Cammila Collar immerses into the wilds of pop culture to deliver you the stupidly obvious feminist angle to damn near everything.
february 2018
How to Read Guitar Tab
Short guide to most comman guitar playing techniques. Overview of rhythm notation symbols used in tablatures
guitar  tab 
february 2018
The to-do list that helps you form good habits.
Simple iOS app for keeping track of days, streaks, habits
iOS  apps  data 
february 2018
The Ultimate Intermediate Ruby on Rails Tutorial: Let’s Create an Entire App!
There are plenty tutorials online which show how to create your first app. This tutorial will go a step further and explain line-by-line how to create a more complex Ruby On Rails application…
rails  rails51  tutorial 
february 2018
How can I trigger a Notification Center notification from an AppleScript or shell script?
I'd love to be able to take advantage of 10.8's Notification Center features in AppleScripts and shell scripts I write. Is there a built-in command or a third-party library I can use from either an
apple  macOS  notificationcenter 
february 2018
Generation Screwed
Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression.
read  millennials 
february 2018
Maker vs. Manager: How Your Schedule Can Make or Break You
If you're a maker on a manager's schedule or a manager on a maker's schedule, you could be spinning your wheels. Find out the ideal way to schedule your day for maximum results.
work  productivity  essay  time  management  maker  schedule 
february 2018
How to Capture Brian Setzer’s Tone
Question: What do I need to sound like Brian Setzer? Answer: Decades of experience, a virtuoso’s mastery of the guitar, complete knowledge of every scale, mode, chord, and inversion, in-depth understanding of multiple styles, and the ability to mix it all together with ease. As they like to say on Internet forums, “tone is in the …
guitar  goingdeep  cb 
february 2018
I Am a Jekyll God
We’ve used Jekyll and GitHub Pages to host DesignOpen.org since we published the first line of code and although we love our setup, we haven’t taken full advantage of the system; until last week’s…
blog  jekyll  travis 
february 2018
Custom stickers that kick ass
Get free proofs, free shipping, 4 day turnaround & 24/7 customer support. Thousands of people trust us to make kick ass stickers, labels, magnets & more.
stickers  print  marketing  work 
february 2018
Rails 5.2: Active Storage and beyond
See what's new in Rails 5.2 and try its brand new Active Storage framework for file uploads with our detailed hands-on guide. Also covering Credentials, Current singleton, CSP configuration, Bootsnap.
rails5  rails52  rails 
february 2018
What data visualisation has taught me so far
Since I dived into data visualisation I’ve learned so much that sometimes it’s difficult to explain every little detail. So I thought I’d start by writing about the fundamentals of making a good and…
books  dataviz 
january 2018
Using VPNs: What UAE residents need to know
Experts spell out the benefits of VPNs and when the use of the technology can be considered illegal
uae  vpn 
january 2018
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