Schema Cache Dump [Rails 4 Countdown to 2013]

Posted on

In production, an initial boot of your Rails application will load the schema of all your models into a schema cache. For those developers who have a large amount of models in their application, Rails 4 has introduced a schema cache dump to speed up the initial application boot time.

Read More

Turbolinks [Rails 4 Countdown to 2013]

Posted on

Being included by default in Rails 4 is Turbolinks, a JavaScript plugin very similar to PJAX. PJAX(pushState + AJAX) is a jQuery plugin created by Chris Wanstrath, which allows you to update a specific section of a page with an AJAX request without having to do a full HTTP request. By using pushState, PJAX updates the browser's current URL without reloading any page resources such as JavaScript or Stylesheets.

Read More