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Creating your first Angular 2 component
This is a beginner level tutorial to ease you into Angular (v2+), although there are many resources online to creating components, these articles e...
Mar 17, 2016
Angular .service or .factory, the actual answer
I was giving a workshop earlier this week, and as the workshop came to a close and people were leaving, an attendee asked if I could explain the di...
Mar 11, 2016
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Emulated or Native Shadow DOM in Angular 2 with ViewEncapsulation
Shadow DOM has long been a talking point on the web, and the Polymer project pushes the proof of concept quite nicely, however, adoption of “raw” W...
Mar 6, 2016
Bootstrapping your first Angular 2 app
In this series of four Angular (v2+) posts, we’ll explore how to bootstrap an Angular app, create a component, pass data into a component and pass ...
Mar 5, 2016
$onInit and new require Object syntax in Angular components
The component() helper method shipped with so many great features to take us even closer towards Angular (v2+) syntax and integration. Let’s explor...
Feb 11, 2016
Stateless Angular components
There were a tonne of interesting changes happening in the beta and release candidate phases of AngularJS 1.5, one of them was the introduction of ...
Feb 8, 2016
One-way data-binding in Angular 1.5
Angular is known for its powerful two-way data-binding, but with the new release of AngularJS 1.5, we’ve got one-way data binding (one-directional)...
Feb 5, 2016
So you want to talk at conferences? This is what its like.
Talking at conferences looks like an absolute breeze, but is it? No. It’s stressful, nerving, requires a lot of planning and sometimes things go wr...
Jan 22, 2016
React.createClass versus extends React.Component
Two ways to do the same thing. Almost. React traditionally provided the React.createClass method to create component classes, and released a small ...
Jan 4, 2016
Stateless React components
React v0.14.0 introduces “stateless” components, which takes a more functional approach to creating chunks of JSX and templates. In my previous art...
Dec 28, 2015
Creating a tabs component with React
I have to say, this is my first proper component built in React. I tried it out last year and absolutely loved it. Feel free to rip this component ...
Dec 28, 2015