AiA 203: “Where To Store Angular Configurations” with Dave Bush

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Panel:

  • Charles Max Wood
  • John Papa
  • Alyssa Nicholl
  • Joe Eames

Special Guests: Dave Bush

In this episode, the Adventures in Angular panel talks to Dave Bush about his blog post Where To Store Angular Configurations. Dave has been programming for 30 years both in the .net and JavaScript spaces, and has been working with Angular since it first came out. They talk about the inspiration for writing this post, config.json, and APP_INITIALIZER. They also touch on optimizing, if he ever worked with Angular.js, and more!

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Chuck’s Get a Coder Job Course
  • Dave intro
  • JavaScript and Angular
  • What was the inspiration for this blog post?
  • Blog posts born out of frustration
  • Static config files
  • Config.json
  • Downsides to config.json
  • Replicating on dev servers
  • Local hosts
  • What is APP_INITIALIZER?
  • The cost of APP_INITIALIZER
  • Optimizing
  • Making an environment agnostic
  • Did you ever work with Angular.js?
  • Pros to the APP_INITIALIZER
  • jQuery
  • Great tips from his article
  • Making one build that works in any environment
  • Moving towards optimization
  • Source maps
  • And much, much more!

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