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Typescript Bundle for Textmate

Here's my attempt to offer code highlighting to Textmate users working with Typescript. I'm positive there is a better way to do this so please consider this blog entry my offer to the universe with a hope that someone will provide an better Typescript bundle. In my specific sitation, I

Angular: Working with Google Material Design

Here's how to install Angular Material into your Angular app. Step 0 - Install Angular Install Angular Step 1 - Create an App Create a new Angular app, change directory, and start the server in a single command. ng new myapp && cd myapp && ng serve Step

Troubleshooting Angular

Angular development moves so quickly that there's a really good chance you'll have to troubleshoot your installation. Below are a few common problems I run into all the time. ng build errors I received this somewhat cryptic message while trying to run ng build. You have to be inside an

Angular: Dynamically inserting SVG into an element

I recently launched a single-page web app for a digital illustrator. The app was pretty standard, but they asked a unique request. The author did not want me to create renditions of their work in BPM, PNG, or JPEG formats. Instead, they wanted me to store and deliver SVG data

AngularFire: Getting started with Angular and Firebase

Firebase provides a hosting service for Angular developers at nearly zero cost. The service provides three types of hosting: NoSQL database, server-side code and Angular hosting. This entry will help you get started using Firebase. I should start by saying that the Angular team has documentation on Github but I

Using Dotenv with Angular

While developing an Angular app with Angular CLI, it's not very easy to integrate the dotenv package. After a few hours of research, I found a process that works well enough.

My Favorite Visual Studio Code Plugins

I started using Textmate in 2004 because it was Rails friendly. Lately I've been using Visual Studio Code because it's Typescript and Angular friendly. Below are a few of my favorite 3rd party add-ons. Themes You can find themes within the VS Code Marketplace One Dark Pro is easy on

Anatomy of an Angular 2 App

Angular 2 is out and I'm currently working on a single web app hosted on Firebase. This will be a simple landing page website and if you come from Ruby on Rails or Express JS, you're probably familiar with command-line generators. Angular also welcomes command line generators to help you