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Entry Components in Angular - What are they?

Entry Components in Angular - What are they?

Posted Dec 7, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
In this post, we are going to look at Entry Components in Angular, what they are and why they even exist. In the simplest terms possible, an entry component in Angular is any component that is loaded by its class, not selector. @Component({ …
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Building a Simple Responsive App with Angular Flex Layout

Building a Simple Responsive App with Angular Flex Layout

Posted Dec 5, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
In the last post, which you can find here, we introduced Angular Flex Layout. We looked at the APIs/Directives available to you as a developer and how you can use them. In this post, we are going to build on that foundation. Our goal here is very …
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Angular Flex Layout – Introduction & Getting Started

Angular Flex Layout – Introduction & Getting Started

Posted Nov 19, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
In this post, I am going introduce and look at how you can get started with Angular Flex Layout. We will briefly introduce the APIs for Angular Flex Layout and look at how to add it to your project. Angular Flex Layout is a stand-alone library …
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How to Build Custom Pipes in Angular

How to Build Custom Pipes in Angular

Posted Nov 6, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
In simple terms, pipes allow us to write display value transformation right inside the template. Angular comes with stock or built in pipes to transform your values to what you want the user to see. For instance, the Date Pipe, allows you to change …
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Angular Reactive Forms - Dynamic Form Fields using FormArray

Angular Reactive Forms - Dynamic Form Fields using FormArray

Posted Oct 27, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
In most cases, forms have constant form controls – remaining static throughout the lifetime of the form. But from time to time, you can find yourself in a situation where you would like to dynamically add or remove form controls. These form …
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How to Modify the UI Based on User Role in Angular

How to Modify the UI Based on User Role in Angular

Posted Oct 24, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
In today’s post, we are going to see how to modify the User Interface (UI) based their user role. This is useful if you wish to display different UI Elements/Components based on the user role. While this is not a security measure, it has the …
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Deploying Angular 6 and Above Apps to GitHub Pages

Deploying Angular 6 and Above Apps to GitHub Pages

Posted Oct 21, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
In this post, I am going to show you how to deploy angular apps to GitHub pages. You can think of GitHub pages as a free hosting platform that you can use to host client-based apps. You can host things like demos, portfolios, documentations etc. …
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Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) in Angular – Part 2

Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) in Angular – Part 2

Posted Oct 18, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
Google Chrome version 70 was released earlier this week. Among other features, it added support Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) on desktops. This give me an idea for this post where we are going to dive a little bit deeper into PWAs. If you are new to …
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A Better Approach to Environment Variables in Angular

A Better Approach to Environment Variables in Angular

Posted Oct 12, 2018 | | By Maina Wycliffe | Angular
Angular provides a default way to configure environment variables, which you can learn more about here. But in a nutshell, you have different environment files, where you store environment variables and during the build process, angular compiler …
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