Todd Motto

Todd Motto

Todd Motto (@toddmotto) is a Developer Advocate at Telerik based in England, UK. Todd is also a Google Developer Expert, runs Angular and JavaScript training workshops, speaks at conferences all around the world, contributes to Open Source and is heavily involved in the Angular community.

Recent Articles


Todd Motto chats with Sherry List

Todd Motto sits down for a chat with Sherry List during Angular Connect 2016 about being a ballerina, rock climbing, the Angular 2 CLI, Italian & British accents, enjoying tea & crumpets and more.

  • November 9, 2016

Todd Motto chats with Amanda Cavallaro

Todd Motto talks with Amanda Cavallaro during Angular Connect 2016 about 4 days with no sleep, Angular 2 security, her prior life as a teacher and more.

  • November 8, 2016

Todd Motto chats with Tracy Lee

Todd Motto sits down for a short chat with Tracy Lee List during Angular Connect 2016 about lousy British accents, messing with Todd’s perfectly quaffed hair, the Angular 2 forms and routing API, fame, Snapchat and more.

  • November 7, 2016

Todd Motto chats with Misko Hevery

Todd Motto talks with Misko Hevery during Angular Connect 2016 about ahead of time compilation, Angular 2 templates, the lack of free time, a medical career that will never be, fame and more.

  • November 3, 2016

Angular 2 Patterns for Angular 1.x Apps

If you’re planning to upgrade your codebase to Angular 2, there are particular things you can begin to do to start getting into the Angular 2 mindset. In this article, we’ll be going through some things you can do to an existing 1.x codebase to bring it into shape for any future Angular 2 refactoring. […]

  • October 10, 2016

Angular 2 Upgrade Strategies from Angular 1.x

Angular 2 is almost here. It’s currently in the mid-release candidate phase, and the web is buzzing with excitement. However, there will be many groups of people – development teams, contractors and tech leads – that are both excited and a little unsure of what to do next – and those people are the Angular […]

  • July 27, 2016

The Performance of Kendo UI Spreadsheet Versus Office 365 Excel

There was a recent webinar we ran on importing and exporting data using native browser APIs, open source libraries and some of our Kendo UI components. As such, we started to look at creating demos that show importing and exporting data, and decided to look at comparing rendering data with some of the big players, […]

  • May 9, 2016

A Fast Angular 2 Setup with Components and the Component Router

Angular 2 is nearing release candidate. I’m excited, and so are many others. Last week we spoke to Brad Green on our podcast where he uncovered some exciting aspects of Angular 2, as well as the future plans he has for building out awesome new features. As we approach the first finish line for the […]

  • April 19, 2016

Unleashing the Power of Kendo UI’s Router

Routers are one of the most critical parts of any single page application. By design we should focus on a user centric routing model. A user centric routing model involves designing the URL around making it easy for the user to see where they are in the app by the URL. The concepts behind the […]

  • March 17, 2016