Tag Archive: Database

  1. bootcamp-day06
    by Angie Chang

    Tech Talk: Frontend Vs. Backend

    The frontend is the part of a web site that you can see and interact with, while the backend is all the rest.

    By Adda Birnir (Co-Founder, Balance Media & Skillcrush)

    The frontend is the part of a web site that you can see and interact with, while the backend is all the rest.

    You know how the tip of an iceberg pokes out above the water, but they’re really hundreds of feet deep? That’s a lot like a web site. The parts you see and interact with on a web site – the buttons, the dropdown menus and big bold fonts – make up the frontend.

    The frontend of a web site has specific technologies attached to it. HTML makes up the text on the page, CSS makes it pretty, and JavaScript makes it interactive.

  2. 83051034_718981dd39_z
    by Angie Chang

    Rails Web App: Easy Like Sunday Morning

    By Hadiyah Mujhid (Co-Founder, Black Founders)

    This is a tutorial to on how to create a simple Rails 3.2 web app.

    Basic Assumptions:

    1. Ruby 1.9.3, RubyGems, and Rails 3.2 installed. If not, visit rubyonrails.org/download
    2. PostgreSQL is installed. If not, visit postgresql.org/download/
    3. You are familiar with the Ruby programming language. If not, check out tryruby.org, to learn some basics.