Articles for April 2017

7 Angular Tools That You Should Consider – Minko Gechev’s blog

In this article we’re going to quickly explore 7 Angular development tools which can make our everyday life easier. The purpose of the list is to not be opinionated architecture wise. This means that we’re not going to discuss tooling which has impact over our choice of application state management, data layer, etc. For instance, although packages like ngrx/store devtools, universal, and others are amazing once we’ve chosen a specific architectural approach, we’re going to keep them out of this article because they assume we’re using a specific way of state management or application rendering.

Source: 7 Angular Tools That You Should Consider – Minko Gechev’s blog

Looping Over Maps and Sets in Angular 2’s ngFor | WebCake

I’ve been finding myself using Maps and Sets quite a bit lately. This is becoming especially true when I traverse through an array, or array of arrays, reducing it down to a set of unique, or key-value pairs. As a result, I recently had to write a Pipe similar to one that I previously wrote in order to iterate over Map and Set keys and values using ngFor. At the time of this writing, ngFor doesn’t natively support the Set and Map data types.

Source: Looping Over Maps and Sets in Angular 2’s ngFor | WebCake