Quick Look – Angular Unit Testing

Quick Look – Angular Unit Testing

Unit testing is a valuable part of any development process. It isn’t as useful as many developers make it out to be; there are many things developers should be focused on more than unit tests. Code review is one such thing. But just because it isn’t the...
Quick Look – Angular HTTP Calls

Quick Look – Angular HTTP Calls

In my previous post, we focused on binding some data in the UI to data being returned from our ContactsService. In this post, we are going to make this a little more real and modify that service to call an ASP.NET Core backend. For starters, let’s write a quick...
Spooky Software Failures

Spooky Software Failures

Software is pretty amazing. Without software, a lot of problems could never be solved. Without software, we couldn’t do a lot of things on massive scales. But software has its problems. As a whole, we as an industry don’t have a great track record of preventing these...
Quick Look – Angular Data Binding

Quick Look – Angular Data Binding

In my previous post, we took a quick look at Angular’s routing. In this post, we are taking a quick look at Angular’s data binding. One thing that’s pretty lame about our previous example is all the data is just backed into the page. With this blog post,...
Quick Look – Angular Routing

Quick Look – Angular Routing

One of the great things about Angular is that it provides everything pretty much out of the box. You don’t have to string together a bunch of tools, you can just focus on solving problems. In this blog post, we are going to focus on the Angular Router. Since...
Top 10 Things Overheard in a Development Shop

Top 10 Things Overheard in a Development Shop

#10 – “It’s not really the best, but…” This is often heard when developers don’t come up with the best solution and have to compromise to something that isn’t quite wonderful.   #9 – “What do the logs say?” When problems occur, the first place to look is usually the...