As a rails developer, you will likely interact minimally with turbolinks during your development. It is, however, an important library to be familiar with because it can be the cause of some hard-to-find bugs.
turbolinks:loadevent instead of the
data-turbolinks-falseattribute to disable turbolink functionality on a per-link basis.
data-turbolinks-permanentattribute to persist elements across page loads and to avoid cache-related bugs.
For a more in-depth treatment of turbolinks, visit the official github repository.
Credit for much of this documentation goes to the folks who drafted the turbolinks documentation on the github repository.