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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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From REST to GraphQL

Written by David Barreto

I've been hearing about GraphQL lately, a library to create an API endpoint for your data. GraphQL has been positioned as a replacement for our traditional REST backends as it tries to solve the same problem. Which is, to make data available for our web or mobile apps, but with a different approach that is supposed to be more flexible. To be honest, I was...

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React Fiber: Reconciling the Rumours with the Facts

Written by Michael Faust

If modern JavaScript frameworks are your thing, you've probably heard people talking, recently, about React Fiber. It's possible that you are super-excited about the "next version" of React and can't wait to harness it to transform your apps into lightning-fast testaments to the power of the modern web. Then again, considering the frustratingly-fast pace at which JavaScript frameworks spawn, evolve, and die, it is also...

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Image Caching in React Native

Written by Dylan Vann

Image loading is an important job of many Native applications for iOS and Android. We want to load images as quickly as possible, and to load them only once. Image When writing apps with React Native you have access to the built-in Image component. Image usage: <Image source={{ uri: 'https://facebook.github.io/react/img/logo_og.png' }} /> React Native's Image component handles...

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A Look Back at FITC Toronto 2017

Written by Kyle Gordon

FITC Toronto 2017 was a huge success! Rangle’s Varun Vachhar and Mike Costanzo spoke to packed audiences over the three-day event. Here’s your inside look at what these two had to say: Mathematics of Animation Varun Vachhar In the past few years, animations on the web have evolved dramatically. We are able to build animations that generate and manipulate complex geometry, react to...

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