The Ivaldi Reading List – Augustus 2018

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GitHub – vfreefly/kimurai: Kimurai is a modern web scraping framework written in Ruby
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. Iets voor de volgende Airbnb scraper Jasper?

Does ActionCable Smell Like Rails?
ActionCable in depth..

Google’s Firebase adds in-app messaging and new Crashlytics integrations
Firebase en Crashlytics nog meer geïntegreerd.

Responsive IFRAMEs
Responsive web design revolutionized the web and spurred a movement away from native apps to web apps easily customizable for a mobile environment.  We use media queries and non-pixel-based dimensions to make responsive design easier; in fact, img { max-width: 100% } is one of my favorite CSS snippets.  IFRAME elements cause an all together different problem because they aren’t restricted to dimensions.  I found an amazing post by Gregory Gan that describes an ingenious method for responsive IFRAMEs and I wanted to share it with all of you!

ACF | The State of ACF in a Gutenberg World
We want you to know that ACF has been preparing for this change for quite some time. Our goal is not only to survive the changes brought by Gutenberg, but to thrive with them. Check out the blocks! 🙂

Here attacks Google Maps with new freemium website plan
Google’s recent changes alienated many small website developers.

View Your Forecast Schedule Right in Your Calendar
Many businesses consider Forecast to be their single source of truth: it tells who should be doing what and when. We’re happy to announce that as of today, that truth is easier for all your teammates to access. Now you can view your Forecast schedule right inside your calendar!

Rails 5.2.1 has been released!
Hi everyone, I’am happy to announce that Rails 5.2.1 has been released.

A Case for CSS Variables
Variables in CSS have become very common due to the extra functionality of preprocessors like LESS, SASS, and Stylus. They are incredibly useful for ensuring consistency between rule-sets and they make refactoring and changes faster and safer by limiting the number of changes required.

“Try Gutenberg” Call-out available in WordPress 4.9.8
The Dashboard Call out to Try the “new, modern publishing experience” is now available in WordPress 4.9.8.

Stop shipping untested Ruby code with undercover
Ruby is a productive and fun to work with environment with lots of useful tools and products for managing software quality. Today, I am excited to share one of my recent ideas in that space: Undercover, a gem that stops us developers from shipping untested code in CI and in dev.

Blendle’s employee handbook staat nu publiek online.
Veel startups (en volwassen bedrijven) lopen rond met dezelfde vragen. Een terugkerende vraag is hoe je het beste uit je mensen haalt, naast dat je een goede werkgever wil zijn. Hoe gaan we om met onderwerpen als performance reviews, salarisverhogingen, leren en ontwikkelen, recruitment, feedback en ontslag?

What Happens When You Create A Flexbox Flex Container?
In this article, the beginning of a series on Flexbox, we will take a detailed look at what actually happens when you add display: flex to your stylesheet.

Solved with CSS! Logical Styling Based on the Number of Given Elements | CSS-Tricks
You don’t have to set all of your logic-based styling rules in JavaScript, or even have to use JavaScript to set classes you are styling against. In many cases, CSS can handle that itself.