To begin, let’s establish a common nomenclature and discuss APIs, AJAX, and fetch API.
In this blog post, I want to briefly discuss an invaluable tool included in the default Rails tool kit for displaying validation errors in web app views: flash messages.
So, what are flash messages in Rails? As per the Ruby on Rails documentation, flash acts as a middleware to pass information between HTTP actions. Furthermore, flash is a method that will save strings, arrays, or hashes in the next full-page reload of a browser.
In other words, Rails provides a rudimentary system (without the introduction of cookies) for passing information between stateless HTTP requests via flash. …
For my first blog post, I want to talk about why I want to learn web development front-to-back.