TypeScript Constructor Assignment: public and private Keywords

TypeScript includes a concise way to create and assign a class instance property from a constructor parameter. Rather than: class TestClass { private name: string; constructor(name: string) { this.name = name; } } One can use the private keyword instead: class TestClass { constructor(private name: string) { } } The... [Read More]
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Run Custom Functionality When Angular Http Errors Occur

Angular includes its own functionality for making HTTP requests. When using it, you may want to react to any errors that happen – perhaps to display an on-screen error message. You can achieve that by extending Http. custom-http.service.ts import { Injectable } from '@angular/core'; import { ConnectionBackend, Http, Request, RequestOptions,... [Read More]
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Comparing Angular NgModule and TestBed Side by Side

TestBed’s configureTestingModule method looks similar to NgModule in usage. Check out this side by side example: @NgModule({ | TestBed.configureTestingModule({ | declarations:[ | declarations: [ AppComponent, | AppComponent, CurrentResultsComponent, | CurrentResultsComponent, ResultsLogComponent | ResultsLogComponent ], | ], imports: [ | imports: [ BrowserModule, | FormsModule, FormsModule, | HttpModule HttpModule | ],... [Read More]
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2016: Personal Highlights

I posted a personal recap last year, and the year before that. For this year, I’m calling it “2016: Personal Highlights”: I received my first Microsoft MVP award in Visual Studio and Development Technologies. It’s awesome to be recognized for my efforts! I spoke at my first international conference this... [Read More]
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Subscribing to Browser Title Changes Using Angular

Angular includes a Title service, which includes getTitle(): string and setTitle(newTitle: string). If you want to keep an in-page header matching the browser title tag, you’ll need something to enable that possibility. If you like the pattern of subscribing to changes (as you might be, if you’re using Angular), check... [Read More]
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