AiA 273: A Real Look at an Enterprise Application with Juan Stoppa

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In this episode of Adventures in Angular the panel interviews Juan Stoppa about what it is really like working on an enterprise application for a large company. They start by discussing state management and the solutions that they are using and the benefits of using a custom solution.

Juan then explains that it can be difficult getting features out to clients quickly and what their flow looks like. The panel wonders about their architecture and explains the difference between trunk-based development and branch-based development. Juan considers how Angular 9 will improve their use of feature flags. The panel explains what feature flags are.

Shai Reznik aks Juan about their testing. The panel considers how important end to end testing is in an enterprise application. Juan shares the tools they use for testing. Another challenge they face developing an enterprise application is meeting the requirements for the clients since they have so many and they have long release cycles. They finish by discussing the culture in large companies.


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  • Alyssa Nicoll


  • Juan Stoppa


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Shai Reznik:

Alyssa Nicoll:

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Juan Stoppa:

Charles Max Wood:


What are they using for state management?

NgRx and custom built caching layers.

What is its architecture?

Trunk based development with a monorepo.

What tools do they use for testing?


How do they keep their code design consistent?

They have one person in charge of UI design.

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