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.
If you think of an individual tweet as a Handlebars template, you can understand why it would be expensive to compile a template each time a tweet is rendered. Precompiling templates saves time on the client side by reducing your application’s runtime.