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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
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Angular modules, setters, getters and bootstrapping
The first place you’ll usually start in any Angular application or module library, is creating a module. Let’s walk through the syntax differences ...
Dec 21, 2015
Using Controller $filters to prevent $digest performance issues
Filters in Angular massively contribute to slow performance, so let’s adopt a sensible way of doing things, which may take you an additional ten mi...
Dec 15, 2015
Resolve promises in Angular routes
Phase 1 of our Angular careers involved $http inside a Controller. Phase 2 involved abstracting into a Service and calling the Service inside a Con...
Dec 14, 2015
Directive to Directive communication with require
Communication between Directives can be done in various ways. When dealing with Directives that have a hierarchical relationship we can use Directi...
Dec 14, 2015
Dynamic Controllers in Directives with the undocumented name property
Assigning Controllers to Angular Directives is the norm when building out components. But what if you wanted to dynamically assign a Controller to ...
Dec 12, 2015
Angular component method back-ported to 1.3
AngularJS 1.5 is soon to release the component() method which I wrote about last month. I decided to back-port the functionality from the new featu...
Dec 7, 2015
Exploring the Angular 1.5 .component method
AngularJS 1.5 introduced the .component() helper method, which is much simpler than the .directive() definition and advocates best practices and co...
Nov 13, 2015
Walkthrough to upgrade an Angular 1.x component to Angular 2
In this article we’re going to look at upgrading your first AngularJS (1.x) component, a simple todo app, across to Angular (v2+) code. We’ll compa...
Oct 27, 2015
Superfast Angular use ngModelOptions to limit $digest cycles
The $digest cycle is the critical entity for keeping our Angular applications fast: the faster the cycle, the faster the two-way data binding. Java...
Oct 24, 2015