Tutor profile: Korab H.
Subject: Web Development
What are the advantages and caveats of using a CSS framework such as Bootstrap or Foundation? What’s the proper way to include frameworks in your workflow?
Frameworks allow for fast prototyping of layouts, elements and pages, and promote reusability of consistent elements across the whole project. This often eliminates the need of dead end deliverables such as Photoshop mockups or other high-fidelity static sketches. In contrast, the HTML prototypes powered by a framework later evolve into the actual production templates code used by the new site. Another advantage is the myriad of development tools that come with the better frameworks: LESS/SASS preprocessors, variables for key values in the design, builder tools like Grunt/Gulp, ready to use JS scripts for commonly used interactions (modals, carousels and collapsing boxes, among others). Finally, frameworks come with good practices and commonly used pieces of standardized, well documented code built-in, and a large community to turn to when issues arise.
Subject: Ruby Programming
What is the difference between calling super and calling super()?
A call to super invokes the parent method with the same arguments that were passed to the child method. An error will therefore occur if the arguments passed to the child method don’t match what the parent is expecting. A call to super() invokes the parent method without any arguments, as presumably expected. As always, being explicit in your code is a good thing.
Subject: HTML5 Programming
What are some of the key new features in HTML5?
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