User group for Viennese rubyists

organizing meetups for Ruby and Rails developers in and around Vienna, Austria.

Picks / What the vienna.rb Team Thinks Is Worth Sharing This Week

08/05 Picks!

In a series on this website we’ll entertain YOU with our picks - or: what we think is worth sharing - every week. Books, articles, gems, fun stuff… you’re in for an eclectic mix! So, here’s for the one-hundred-eighteenth edition:

Laura:
Aaron:
  • 5 Reasons to Use Protocol Buffers Instead of JSON For Your Next Service - If you are looking for a faster, more structured, language agnostic way to push data across the wire in your hipsterific webservice layer, you might want to have a look at protocol buffers
  • GRPC - general Remote Procedure Call is a language agnostic serialization framework that uses Protocol Buffers behind the scenes
  • grpc-common - Here is a grpc repo with implementations in different languages to help you get started.
Floor:
  • ROSSConf Berlin - It’s really happening. Pair on Ruby, Bundler and Ruby Object Mapper, amongst other projects September 26th.
  • HTML & CSS resources - Cousins / siblings / friends / loved ones that want to get into code? Codecademy just added great projects to their Web Fundamentals track.
  • #ILookLikeAnEngineer - Can’t. Stop. Scrolling. Very inspirational.
Gerald: