Adventures in Angular

Matchmaking NGXS and Firebase with Joaquin Cid – AiA 313

Joaquin Cid is an Argentinian developer who has built a plugin for NGXS state library that allows developers to connect to Firebase and have their queries automatically import into NGXS. Further, it also allows them to define actions that will update their datastore when triggered. The new Adventures in Angular panel dives into the ins…

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Components by Selector Name with Tarang Khandelwal – AiA 312

Tarang Khandelwal found himself in the unenviable position where he needed to be able to dynamically choose which component to load dynamically. He did this by passing in a string key that determined the component that would load in its place. However, given that not all components and component signatures are the same, this is…

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How to Get Hired at a FANG Company – BONUS

Chuck explains what he taught Nathan last week when we asked how to get hired at a FANG (Facebook Apple/Amazon Netflix Google) company. Essentially, it boils down to how to build the skills and knowledge needed to pass the interview. How to build the relationships to get into the door and have the interviewer want…

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Interesting Facts and Features of the Angular Router with Andrei Gatej – AiA 311

Andrei Gatej joins the adventure and discusses some less well known features of the Angular Router with Charles Max Wood. They walk through some of the features of nesting routes and how to debug issues when your routes don’t bubble up the tree the way you expect. Andrei also explains how redirects and router outlets…

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Managing Component State the Sane Way with Freddy Montes – AiA 310

Freddy Montes joins the adventure to discuss how he and his team manage state in their Angular components. Many development teams instinctively reach for a solution like ngrx when they’re building their angular apps and start seeing complex state. However, there’s a lot of boilerplate and it’s often overkill for small to medium apps. Freddy…

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Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area – BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become…

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Cross Platform Angular with Richard Sithole – AiA 309

Have you ever thought how nice it’d be to write your apps for desktop and mobile alongside the web? Richard Sithole joins the adventure to discuss how to pull a desktop app and mobile app into your repo using electron and capacitor to extend the functionality to new platforms. It turns out that a single…

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Don’t Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting – BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they’re trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey. Panel Charles Max Wood Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator

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BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

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AiA 308: Power Up Angular with RXjs with Armen Vardanyan

Armen Vardanyan is an Armenian Angular developer who works extensively with both angular and RXjs. He walks Chuck through the ins and outs of how he uses RXjs to expand the functionality of his Angular applications and how to think about observables in general. Panel Charles Max Wood Guest Armen Vardanyan Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator…

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BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

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AiA 307: What to Expect in Angular 12 with Emma Twersky

Emma Twersky is a Developer Advocate at Google on the Angular team and runs the GDE program for Angular. She walks Shai and Chuck through the features of the upcoming Angular release expected sometime in May. She also explains some of the process for choosing which features to work on and how things make it…

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