AiA 185: Angular for Java Developers with Yakov Fain

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Panel:

  • Shai Reznik
  • Alyssa Nicholl
  • Joe Eames

Special Guests: Yakov Fain

In this episode of Adventures in Angular, the panel talks to Yakov Fain about Angular for Java developers. Yakov has worked as a Java developer for about 18 years, and in the last 4 or 5 years, he also started using front-end frameworks like Angular. They talk about what made him switch over to Angular, how it has improved his programming, and when it is best to utilize this framework. They also discuss how Yakov trains Java developers to start using Angular and the two methods he uses to do so.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Yakov intro
  • Wrote books on Java and Angular
  • Angular
  • Adobe Flex
  • Why he stopped using Adobe Flex
  • Angular and TypeScript combination
  • Angular is built for large-scale projects
  • Angular is good for creating single-page apps
  • When Angular isn’t that great
  • What he’s looking for in Angular 6
  • Creating widgets
  • Angular Element
  • The programming community looks down on JavaScript
  • CSS
  • Recommends people learn CSS if they are a Java developer
  • The beauty of the industry
  • There is a specific way to teach to Java developers Angular that is easy for them to understand
  • Two major directions in training Java developers
  • And much, much more!

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