ZURB's Foundation is a front-end for quickly building applications and prototypes. It is similar to Twitter Bootstrap but uses Sass instead of LESS. Here you will learn the basics of the grid system, navigation, tooltips and more.
Rails commands, such as generators, migrations, and tests, have a tendency to be slow because they need to load the Rails app each time. Here I show three tools to make this faster: Zeus, Spring, and Commands.
Instead of presenting a sign up form to the user, consider creating a temporary guest record so the user can try out the application without filling in their information up front. They can then become a permanent member afterwards.
The cache_digests gem (also included in Rails 4) will automatically add a digest to the fragment cache key based on the template. If a template changes the cache will auto-expire. But watch out for the gotchas!
RubyGems can make it easy to add a feature to a Rails application, but it can also cause headaches down the road. Here I give some tips on researching gems to decide which one to choose, or when to do it from scratch.
Oracle's VPs of Product Management and Development of the Java Client discuss the new Oracle Java ME Embedded product optimized to meet the unique requirements of small embedded devices such as micro-controllers and resource-constrained devices.
Oracle's VPs of Product Management and Development of the Java Platform discuss the new Oracle Java Embedded Suite product developed to provide customers with a lightweight, portable, flexible framework to connect embedded devices to backend systems.