angular

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Learn Angular with Angular First Look, Updated for v4 !

My Angular First Look course is now updated for v4.0.0+ and available on Pluralsight. The course is titled "Angular 2 First Look" but it covers the latest in v4 ( course titles are not updatable). This course is a gentle introduction to the changes that Angular (v4) brings, how they compare to AngularJS (v1), and provides an understanding of the architecture and how the core concepts work together to build applications. The name Angular refers to anything version 2.0.0 or greater. AngularJS refers to version 1. In this course, you will learn how your AngularJS skills translate and prepare you to build Angular (v4) applications. Code samples focus on specific features including Angular components, templates directives, data...


Configuring Azure Functions: Intellisense via JSON Schemas

I build a lot of Angular apps. They all need data, and often I find myself building a Node server to host my API calls and serve my data. There is a lot of ceremony in setting up a web API, which is one reason why I have been interested in serverless functions. Enter Azure Functions, which are incredibly easy to get started to create some of your own APIs. I'll be posting more about Angular apps and Azure Functions and my experiences with them, including some quickstarts. Configuring Azure Functions can be configured a few ways. One of the most flexible is to use JSON files. When I set up an Azure Function, there are two key configuration files...


TopCoders Angular Workshop in Raleigh, NC

Angular's engineering makes it extremely powerful for web and mobile applications. It is a great time to learn how to build apps with Angular using Dependency Injection, providers, data binding, RxJS, Components, Modules, Services, and more! I'm excited to announce a new three day TopCoders Angular Workshop that is custom tailored to jump starting into Angular, hosted by myself and my friends Dan Wahlin and Joe Eames in Raleigh, NC from March 22-24! Register now (The EARLY bird discount code expires on Feb 24, 2017) Interested in learning how to build applications with Angular v2+? Whether you’ve been building AngularJS 1 applications or you’re brand new to Angular, this workshop will provide a ground-up approach to learning Angular...


Angular 1 from JavaScript to TypeScript

Recently I had a great opportunity to sit down with brilliant and humble friend Chris Martin to film a Play by Play video for Pluralsight. Chris had an Angular 1 app he had written in ES5 and wanted to convert it to TypeScript. We decided to try the conversation live while filming (what could go wrong?!). The keys for us were to tackle it in a methodical way such that we could see it running as we did the conversion and to have transpilation, linting and tooling help along the way. You can watch us on this venture as we had a lot of fun exploring how to tackle this conversion. Here is the description of the video with me...


Angular 2 First Look

My Angular 2 First Look course is now available on Pluralsight. This course is a gentle introduction to the changes that Angular 2 brings, how they compare to Angular 1, and provides an understanding of the architecture and how the core concepts work together to build applications. You will learn how your Angular 1 skills translate and prepare you to build Angular 2 applications. Code samples focus on specific features including Angular 2 components, templates directives, data binding syntax, modules, dependency injection, routing, HTTP, pipes, and services. All samples are written in TypeScript and run live on the web where you can see and edit them with a click of a button; no setup required. We launch the demos directly...