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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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Tracking Form Completion in Google Analytics With Redux

Written by Thomas Marek

In this tutorial we're going to collect analytics on a Redux-powered user form. You will learn: How to measure user drop off in forms using Google Analytics. How to create a destination funnel report in Google Analytics. How to map Redux actions to Google Analytics events and page views. This tutorial assumes prior exposure to Git, JavaScript (ES2015), and Redux. The App We'll be collecting...

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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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To Type or Not to Type

Written by Greg Wilson

Programmers have strong opinions on many things, one of which is the use of strong typing in programming languages. On the one hand are people who claim that strong typing makes developers' intentions clearer and catches errors before code is even run. On the other hand are those who say that strong typing makes code harder to modify, and that focusing on getting types correct...

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