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How is the Front End of GoRails Built?

General • Asked by Steve Polito
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The new site is screaming fast. I notice that there's no page refresh on almost all requests. Is this View? React? Something else? I'm curious to know how this is done.


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It's just Turbolinks as usual. 🤠


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Oh dang, didn't realize Turbolinks is that fast. I've only made 2 production apps in Rails, and never realized this happened out of the box. Sick!


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Awesome right? It's super fast. Just make sure your Rails requests are fast too. I cache a lot and have it stored in redis (or memcached). That way Rails has even less work to do and can serve up things faster.


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