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Logging HTTP Response Times in Angular

Logging HTTP Response Times in Angular

September 15, 2018 12:11PM | Angular
Most API and Backend Services have a metric service to measure to measure request response times. The one downside of this is, it doesn’t consider network latency, or how the device capability is affecting the performance of your web app. This is important, since a lot of the …

ngFor – Working with Large Lists in Angular

ngFor – Working with Large Lists in Angular

September 14, 2018 12:02PM | Angular
ngFor is directive that iterates through a list of data and instantiates a template for each item in the list. It does an amazing job when dealing with small list. The issue with ngFor is that it loads everything on DOM, which is slow – possibly iterating over hundreds of items …

Angular CdkTable – Working with Tables like A Pro – Part 1

Angular CdkTable – Working with Tables like A Pro – Part 1

September 10, 2018 02:16PM | Angular
Angular Component Development Kit (CDK) is a set of un-opinionated developers’ tools to add common interaction behavior to your angular UI with minimal effort. It mainly offers some of the tools found in Angular 2 Material, but with the freedom to use the UI of choice. Whether …

Working with Angular CLI Budgets in Angular 6

Working with Angular CLI Budgets in Angular 6

September 8, 2018 10:57AM | Angular
In this post, I am going to cover Angular CLI Budgets in details. So, what are CLI Budgets? CLI Budgets is a way of way of ensuring that your angular final build bundles do not deviate by much from the expected sizes. For instance, if you expected the whole built application …

Must Have Tools for Angular Developers 2018

Must Have Tools for Angular Developers 2018

September 6, 2018 06:05AM | Angular
In web development or any job in general, tools are very vital for you to do your job right. Tools help improve productivity, reduce mistakes and provide useful and rich insight towards your code. Angular is build around excellent tools such as Angular CLI. You can improve your …

Angular Hidden Treasures – Features you might know About

Angular Hidden Treasures – Features you might know About

September 4, 2018 01:43PM | Angular
In this post, we are going to look at four important features in angular that can help you during your app development life cycle. These features are there but are mainly not openly advertised unless you go out looking for them. This is not because they are not useful but can …

How to Handle Errors Globally in Angular

How to Handle Errors Globally in Angular

September 2, 2018 01:28PM | Angular
By default, when errors occur in Angular during runtime, they are written to the browser console. This is great during development and testing but not great when running on production. This is one environment where you have no access to. And the users may lack technical skills …

Enabling Hot Module Replacement (HMR) in Angular 6

Enabling Hot Module Replacement (HMR) in Angular 6

August 31, 2018 09:12AM | Angular
Hot Module Replacement (HMR) is a key webpack feature that is not enable by default in Angular. It allows for modules to be replaced without need for a full browser refresh. This allows you to retain much of the application state, usually lost when reloading. It also saves …

Building Docker Images for Deploying Angular Apps

Building Docker Images for Deploying Angular Apps

August 29, 2018 02:32PM | Angular
In this post, we are going to look at how to deploy an angular app using docker. Docker containers can be used to simplify the process of developing, testing and deploying your app into different environments. With docker containers, you can be assured that the application will …

Logging HTTP Errors in Angular 6

Logging HTTP Errors in Angular 6

August 26, 2018 10:24AM | Angular
In my last post, I looked at how you can use HTTP Interceptors to attach and refresh authorization tokens. In this post, we are going to use the same HTTP Interceptor to catch HTTP errors – 500, 401, 400 etc. – and logging them remotely. It is important to analyze how your …

Refreshing Authorization Tokens – Angular 6

Refreshing Authorization Tokens – Angular 6

August 22, 2018 06:50AM | Angular
In this post, we are going to build a http interceptor for refreshing authorization tokens once expired. The idea here is to be able to intercept http requests, attach an authorization header to the request. And to intercept http response, check for authentication errors and …