Category: angularjs

Why I Chose Angular

Choosing a front-end framework is no small task these days. There are a lot of options out there, each with pros and cons. When I decided I wanted to move to a “next gen” framework, I surprised myself by going with a framework that I initially had a lot of negative feelings about: Angular. In…

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Handling Environment-Specific Configuration with Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova

I would wager that just about every app you work on is actually deployed in multiple environments. Those environments might just be “my machine” and “production”, but still: multiple environments! We have good tools for dealing with that in .NET, but what about in our Cordova applications? That’s exactly the question that was asked on…

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Turn an Array into Proper-English with an AngularJS Filter

I needed a way to display a nicely-readable list of strings for an app I’m working on. And by that, I mean that I wanted to display, "Mary, John, and Mark" instead of "Mary, John, Mark". A simple ngRepeat would have been too complex for this, so, filters to the rescue! [more] Let’s back up…

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Intro to AngularJS for ASP.NET Developers–Tomorrow night @ Nashville .NET!

I’ll be presenting at the Nashville .NET User Group tomorrow night.  It looks to be almost full already (thanks, NashDotNet peeps!), so if you’re interested, please RSVP immediately! So, you’re an ASP.NET developer.  You’re comfortable with the in’s and out’s of building MVC and Web API apps.  But you keep hearing about this AngularJS thing. …

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Watch the Preview–“Building Strongly-typed AngularJS Apps with ASP.NET MVC 5”

If you’re curious what my latest Pluralsight course covers, I’ve put together a quick recap video.  You can check it out here! Let me know what you think!

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New Course–Building Strongly-typed AngularJS Apps with ASP.NET MVC 5

My latest Pluralsight course is now live!  In Building Strongly-typed AngularJS Apps with ASP.NET MVC 5, I’ll show you how to leverage Angular and ASP.NET MVC together more effectively. [more] The course starts you off with markup that looks like this: But, by the end of the course, you’ll end up with markup that looks…

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The 10 AngularJS Directives I Use the Most

AngularJS has a TON of directives.  Here’s a quick list of 10 built-in AngularJS directives that I find myself using more often than any others. [more] ng-controller – Binds a section of the view to a controller.  This directive is going away in AngularJS 2.0 (for good reason!), and I don’t use it as often…

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Passing Data to Angular from ASP.NET MVC Views

Angular is a great tool for enriching an ASP.NET MVC application, but you must bridge the gap between your client-side code and your server-side code in order to use it effectively.  In this post, I’ll show you a couple of ways that you can pass data from your Razor views to your AngularJS components. [more]…

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Random Link Roundup–10/31/2014

Happy Halloween, everyone!  In addition to providing you with a bunch of random links, I’m going to be dressing for the job I want today: [more] Google revealed some details about Angular 2.0 this week.  They didn’t just move the cheese, they took it outside, shot it, then set it on fire.  InfoQ has a…

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Random Link Roundup–10/17/2014

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a batch of links, mostly due to me catching pneumonia!  So, I have a ton of stuff for you today!  Oh, and it’s late! [more] I can tell I’m spending the bulk of my time in the Angular world these days… Angular JS "Why does there have to…

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