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Angular 4: Front End for the Enterprise

Written by Nikolas LeBlanc

When Angular 2 was released in September of 2016, it signalled a dramatic shift in enterprise front-end development. Not only was it a complete rewrite of AngularJS, but it was also built from the ground up with Typescript - Microsoft's strongly typed superset of JavaScript. Suddenly, enterprise developers experienced with type-safe languages such as Java, C# and Scala, were welcomed into the world of modern...

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Three Books on Angular

Written by Greg Wilson

Programmers routinely use Stack Overflow as a brain extender these days, but there is still a place for long-form tutorials and well-organized reference guides. These can do more than inform: they can shape how a technology develops by guiding readers in particular directions, and simply by existing, they tell developers what their peers find interesting. By this last measure, Angular is doing pretty well these...

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A Look Back on Rangle’s Success at ng-conf

Written by Kyle Gordon

Rangle’s presence was front and centre at this year’s ng-conf 2017, the world’s original Angular conference. Six Ranglers took to the stage to share their knowledge and expertise in front of 1,000+ developers. Here’s what our experts had to say: FormControl Freaks: Redux Edition Daniel Figueiredo Caetano and Renee Vrantsidis Enterprises are adopting Angular, and they love (LOVE) forms. While...

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Software Architecture Using Angular

Written by Greg Wilson

Angular 2 has grown steadily more popular since its release, and a growing number of books are now available to teach programmers how to use it. But building an application involves a lot more than just writing code: in order to be performant and maintainable, the application must have some over-arching architectural plan that ties its pieces together and gives direction to future growth. To...

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Flattening Deep Hierarchies of Components

Written by Varun Vachhar

Components are an awesome tool for building interfaces. They allow you to break down the UI into distinct reusable elements. These can then be composed to build complex applications in a more sustainable way. Each component has its own well defined public API. In React this is defined by the component props. Whereas in Angular 2, it's inputs and outputs. The choice of this API...

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