One of the most common inquiries I get through this blog is from people wondering how they can transition from their current position to product management. I usually take the time to send honest and constructive feedback to each inquiry, so I figured it was time to write a blog post on the topic.
Leaving my legal career to work in tech was a long (but exciting) journey. I spent about a year as an engineer before transitioning into a product management role. As prepared as I felt I was, I’ve learned so much during my first few months as a product manager.
This post includes a list of questions I was asked when interviewing for front end engineering positions last year.
There are many advantages of adding a preloader to your website. Not only can this produce a nice visual effect, it can, more importantly, allow time for images and other assets to load.
In this post, I’ll show you how to create a simple CSS overlay.
It makes sense when a user creates an account, especially when an email confirmation is required, that the user is redirected to a welcome page letting them know they need to check their email to confirm registration. Or, if a user logs in, you probably want to redirect them to a page other than the root URL.
There are a variety of reasons you may want or need to rename a database or table column in your Rails application. Accomplishing this is quite simple.
There are many ways to upload photos to a Rails application, and quite a few resources on the web. This is what worked for me.
Providing a seamless user experiences often means removing the need to refresh a page when adding or removing content. This can be accomplished by working with AJAX within your Rails application.