A Fresh Cup is Mike Gunderloy's software development weblog, covering Ruby on Rails and whatever else I find interesting in the universe of software. I'm a full-time Rails developer and contributor, available for long- or short-term consulting, with solid experience in working as part of a distributed team. If you'd like to hire me, drop me a line. I'm also the author of Rails Rescue Handbook and Rails Freelancing Handbook.

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A Fresh Cup

Notes on Rails and other development

Monday
Jul282014

Double Shot #1392

  • StopLight - HTTP testing tool aimed at testing your APIs "in the cloud."
  • Octohost - Tool for setting up your own Docker based server (on Amazon, Digital Ocean, Rackspace or elsewhere) to host web sites with a simple git push.
  • Codetree - Project management tool built on top of GitHub issues, now taking applications for early access.
Friday
Jul252014

Double Shot #1391

Thursday
Jul242014

Double Shot #1390

Wednesday
Jul232014

Double Shot #1389

  • PackageCloud - Hosted package repositories that support rubygems (as well as apt and yum packages).
  • Resurrect Pages - Firefox addon that automatically searches through major page caches and mirrors when you run into a broken link or site down due to traffic.
  • I made a patch for Mozilla, and you can too - Getting started with your first Firefox patch.
Tuesday
Jul222014

Double Shot #1388

  • Duckie - Rubber-ducking as a service.
  • DNS.Watch - New set of public DNS servers that promise no censorship and explicit IPV6 resolving.
  • Riak 2.0.0 RC1 Release Notes - Plenty of new stuff coming in this NoSQL database.