Category: Angular

Version 7 of Angular — CLI Prompts, Virtual Scroll, Drag and Drop and more

The 7.0.0 release of Angular is here! This is a major release spanning the entire platform, including the core framework, Angular Material, and the CLI with synchronized major versions. This release contains new features for our tool chain, and has enabled several major partner launches. Virtual Scrolling can improve the performance of applications How to update to v7 Visit update.angular.io for detailed information and guidance on updating your application, but thanks to the work we did in v6, updating to v7 should be one command for most developers: ng update @angular/cli @angular/core Early adopters of v7 have reported that this...

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Angular Schematics: Unit Testing

Building Schematics can be magical. With very little code you can build large structures that can be replicated over multiple projects. As with any coding, you’ll want to create unit tests to ensure that every change you made is exact and many situations are tested with ease. When starting out with Schematics, it might not be terribly obvious how to create tests for the tools you’ve created. In this article, we are going to look at a method to create unit tests for your Angular Schematics by building off of another post previously posted about creating a Simple Schematic....

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Creating a successful meetup at your company

At Tesla, I came up with an idea to hold monthly Web Development meetups where employees could learn from each other and the external community. We wanted to create better cross-team collaboration, identify sharing opportunities, and identify and leverage best practices. I want to share my story with the hope of inspiring more communication within and across other companies. The idea came to me after noticing a lack of events and forums where co-workers could talk about front end development. These meetups were immensely valuable for me and for many of the members of our team. Tesla and Google...

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Apps That Work Natively on the Web and Mobile

Today we’re happy to announce an exciting new way to build web and mobile apps with Angular and NativeScript. First, some background: since the beginning of Angular, you could use NativeScript with Angular to build mobile apps. NativeScript is an open source framework for building truly native mobile apps with JavaScript. It lets you use your existing Angular skills, and as a result you get a native UI & performance on iOS and Android. However, when you needed to build both a web and a native mobile app, you had to create, develop and maintain two separate projects. Although...

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2 New Tools to help with AngularJS to Angular Migrations

Many developers are embarking on the migration journey of bringing AngularJS applications up to modern-day web development standards with Angular, and there are a lot of approaches. It can be challenging to know which upgrading path is right and where to find guidance on how to migrate, but it doesn’t have to be! We’re announcing two new tools that will help. Angular is the name for the Angular of today and tomorrow.AngularJS is the name for all 1.x versions of Angular. ngMigration Assistant ngMigration Assistant is a command-line tool that analyzes an AngularJS application and recommends a migration path....

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