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A Love Letter to CSS

When I tell coworkers of my unabated love for CSS they look at me like I’ve made an unfortunate life decision. “Let’s sit down TJ, and talk about the poor choices you made during childhood that set you up for failure.” Sometimes I feel that developers, some of the most opinionated human beings on the […]

Highlight Text Within a String Using Angular and Regular Expressions

Regular expressions are very powerful and I've been writing about them a lot lately. Particularly in how they can benefit you in Angular applications, whether that be for the web or mobile with NativeScript. Back in 2015 I wrote a very popular tutorial called "Highlight Text in a String Using JavaScript and AngularJS," which is […]

Progressive Web Apps — Yeh or Meh?

The impetus for this chat came when our very own Burke Holland dropped this hot take in the Progress DevRel Slack: “I'm still so meh on PWAs that I can't even.” For those unfamiliar, Progressive Web Apps, or PWAs, is a Google-led initiative to bring native app features such as home screen access and push […]

Have Web Standards on Mobile Caught Up to Phonegap in 2017? Pt. 1

Anyone who has attended a presentation on PhoneGap (or Apache Cordova) since its inception has probably heard this famous statement: "The ultimate purpose of PhoneGap is to cease to exist." In 2012, Brian LeRoux wrote up the PhoneGap Beliefs, Goals and Philosophy that stated as much: This is not some self-defeating far planned suicide, but […]

A Gif Guide to Getting Started with Kendo UI

Using Kendo UI components in your Angular application helps you make a robust application quickly with succinct code. When you’re working on a deadline, like during hackathon, or just a regular stressful deadline, like getting work to a client on time, coding faster is better. Having succinct, easy-to-read code is great when you’re working in […]

What’s the Best Editor for Modern Web Development?

The JavaScript editor wars have heated up in recent years, with the introduction of new players like GitHub’s Atom and Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code. In today’s chat we’ll discuss three of the popular editors, Sublime Text, Atom, and Visual Studio Code, in an attempt to help readers find an editor that meets their needs. Specifically, […]

Using Pipes in Angular

This guide was written for Angular 2 version: 2.0.0-rc.4 Filters allow a developer to transform or format an item or collection of items in a view without having to actually alter the format or value of the underlying bound item(s) themselves. An example of this would be formatting date values so that they appear in […]

Angular UI Components – the Directors Cut

In January we announced the Release Candidate availability of Kendo UI for Angular – a comprehensive UI framework, written from the ground up as native Angular components. That's right no jQuery dependency, no wrapping old code and pretending it's new. We've been hard at work getting ready for the full release, which will ship in […]

Creating a custom filter (pipe) in Angular

This guide was written for Angular 2 version: 2.0.0-rc.5 Filters are a fantastic way of returning new collections of data, rather than mutating existing. Filters essentially are just functions, that accept a single value, or collection, and return a new value or collection based on that filter's responsibility. In this guide, we'll be covering how […]

From ng-model to ngModel

This guide was written for Angular 2 version: 2.0.0 The ng-model directive in Angular 1.x allows us to create two-way data binding between a form control and a property on scope. In this guide we'll be converting an Angular 1.x ng-model directive into Angular 2's ngModel directive. Table of contents Angular 1.x Using ng-model Final […]