How to Fix Angular.js App Loading Annoyances

Not everyone has screaming fast Internet. But slow mobile connections don't have to spell doom for Angular.js app loads.

Two common annoyances -- an empty view and an API data delay -- can be avoided. Learn how to make initial page loads for your Angular on Rails apps as responsive as server-generated pages.

Introducing the Designer's Toolbox - Sketch vs Adobe Photoshop

Eliminate the headaches of large UI or web design files in your reviews consider Sketch instead of Adobe Photoshop.

In the first of an ongoing video series, The Designer’s Toolbox Series, our designer Brendan Miller creates an artboard in both Sketch and Adobe Photoshop to show which tool generates the smallest file size.

Zero to BLE on iOS – Part Two

New wearable devices are everywhere and consumers expect your apps to communicate with their iPads and iPhones out of the box.

Today we use the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) standard to do this. Our primer introduces the BLE standard, explains how delegates function, and presents a basic development workflow.

Slim + Fast: A Primer on Resource Weight - Images

The challenges to a front-end developer can be numerous. In addition to performing our day-to-day tasks, we are often expected to know a little (or a lot) about a wide array of subjects. Graphics, languages, user experience, accessibility, source control, security, browser compatibility, content management systems, and more.

How Bundler Works: A History of Ruby Dependency Management

This post was originally given as a presentation at RailsConf 2015.

Using Ruby code written by other developers is easy! Just add it to your Gemfile, run bundle install, and start using it.

But what's really happening when you do that? How can use you someone else's code just by putting it in your Gemfile?

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