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5 Important New Features of Angular 7

A few weeks ago, Angular 7 was released alongside a few partner project updates. Surprisingly, most of the new features for Angular 7 actually come from those partner projects, not the framework itself.

The Angular team is currently focused on performance improvements, security and bug fixes. The main ongoing effort for performance is the Ivy renderer, which was not fully ready for Angular 7. It is likely to be released later next year, probably with Angular 8.

Here are the five main new features of Angular 7. Be sure to download our Angular 7 Cheat Sheet as well! 

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How to Choose a JavaScript Framework

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Are you trying to choose a JavaScript Framework? The options for libraries and frameworks that are available for JavaScript developers can often seem daunting. Wikipedia currently lists over 100 “notable” JavaScript libraries, ranging from specialized libraries for testing or templating all the way up to complete client-server frameworks. Continue Reading »

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Preparing for Angular 2

It’s official – Angular 2.0.0 was just released. If you have been putting off learning Angular 2 until it was finalized, that’s OK, but now is the time to get ready and to dive into it. In this post I will give you five steps that you can take to prepare for Angular 2:

  1. Use TypeScript
  2. Use @types Declaration Files
  3. Use Modules
  4. Use controllerAs
  5. Use Angular 1.5

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Drag-and-Drop Sortable with AngularJS and angular-ui-sortable

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Setting up a drag-and-drop sortable list when using AngularJS is not a feature that comes packaged in the framework out of the box. To do this we will need to use one of the directives of AngularUI, a companion suite to the AngularJS framework. The component we will use is the angular-ui-sortable which is the jQuery UI sortable feature for Angular.

For this tutorial we will use the following libraries:

  • Bootstrap 3.x
  • AngularJS 1.5.x +
  • AngularUI Sortable
  • jQuery UI (required by AngularUI Sortable)

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Searchable Bootstrap Accordion Using Angular

The Bootstrap collapse plugin enables some nice functionality, including the ability to create an accordion. In this quick tutorial I want to show you how you can create a way to filter, or search, the data in the accordion. I will be using Angular 1.5 and Bootstrap 3, as well as TypeScript. I will also be using a remote JSON file to create the accordion using the Angular UI Bootstrap directive: uib-accordion. Let’s get started!

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