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A 10-minute primer to Service Workers

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In this article, we have a look at what service workers are, why they are used in modern web development and how you can add them to your web applications. I just 10 minutes, you will learn: what service workers are which superpowers service workers provide y…

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How to update an existing project in your Nx workspace to use Jest as a test runner instead of Karma

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Nx v6.3 introduced the ability to use Jest as a unit test runner. When you generate a new library or application in your Nx workspace, Nx conveniently asks you whether you want to use Jest or Karma as a unit test runner. But what if you have an existing libra…

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How to use environment variables to configure your Angular application without a rebuild

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In February 2016, I published an article on how to configure your AngularJS 1.x application using environment variables. The article explains how we can extract all configuration details out of an AngularJS 1.x application so that we can: deploy our AngularJS…

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The 7-step process of Angular router navigation

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There are many great articles and books available on how to use and configure Angular router. In contrast, little information is available on what Angular router actually does once it is running. This article is not an introduction to Angular router or a guid…

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A 10 minute primer to JavaScript modules, module formats, module loaders and module bundlers

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Modern JavaScript development can be overwhelming. When working on a project, you may wonder why all the modern machinery and tooling is needed. What are tools like Webpack and SystemJS doing? Or what do AMD, UMD or CommonJS mean? How do they relate to each o…

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Review of Angular 2 Master Class by Thoughtram

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On July 6 and July 7, 2016 I attended the Angular 2 Master Class by Thoughtram in the Showpad offices in Ghent. The purpose of this review is to share how I experienced the class as an attendee. It summarizes my personal thoughts only and is by no means influ…