Adventures in Angular


Charles Max Wood

Subrat Mishra

Armen Vardanyan

Lucas Paganini



Sep 30, 2021

TypeScript Mixins - AiA 327

Armen takes the lead this week to discuss TypeScript usage and how to bring in mixins into the picture as you build more complicated applications with TypeScript.

Sep 23, 2021

All Things TypeScript ft. Wycliffe Maina - AiA 326

Wycliffe Maina is a Kenyan developer who has written several articles about TypeScript. He joins the adventure to discuss the ins and outs and several tips and tricks for using TypeScript in your Angular and other applications.

Sep 16, 2021

Managing and Capturing Errors in Angular ft. Philipp Kief - AiA 325

Philipp Kief is a German developer who walks through how to manage and capture errors in your Angular application and how to display them to users. He discusses how he standardized error handlers in his applications and what he does to make sure that they get logged someplace.

Sep 02, 2021

RxJS Best Practices in Angular ft. Tomas Trajan - AiA 324

Tomas Trajan is a developer from Slovakia living in Switzerland. He talks about his experiences using streams, observables, and RxJS in Angular over the last several years.

Aug 26, 2021

Building Reactive Angular Applications ft. Pavel Tuzov - AiA 323

Pavel Tuzov is a developer at Microsoft who has recently written about building reactive Angular applications using RxJS and Observables. He and Chuck have a conversation about how to build reactive applications and the tools Angular gives you to approach programming with a Reactive paradigm.

Charles Max Wood

Pavel Tuzov
Aug 19, 2021

How to Stay Current - AiA 322

Charles Max Wood leads the conversation about how to stay current on all the stuff going on in technology and Angular. Given the pace that things move at in technology, it's impossible to stay up on everything. Chuck shares his strategies for staying on top of the things that make a difference in your career.

Aug 12, 2021

The Push Pipe is Boring ft. Michael Hladky - AiA 321

Michael Hladky rejoins the Adventure to have more discussions around performance and the push pipe. He jumps in and explains the let directive and leads into the other ways of managing changes in your Angular apps.

Jul 29, 2021

Reusing Code in Your Angular Apps ft. Jérémy Bardon - AiA 319

Jérémy Bardon joins the adventure to discuss how to reuse code in Angular. Specifically, the discussion covers reusable components and goes into improving code with them.

Jul 22, 2021

ngTemplateOutlet featuring Stephen Cooper - AiA 318

Stephen Cooper joins the Adventure to discuss the ngTemplateOutlet, how it's used and where you'd add it to your application. It allows you to put a template into place where you have the outlet so you can specify what to put into the spot you have the template in and then specify the variables that it uses. This allows you to have a custom template for a specific item.

Jul 15, 2021

Angular and Routing Testing - Part 2 featuring Lars Brink - AiA 317

Lars Gyrup Brink Nielsen joins the Adventure to continue discussing testing Angular and with Spectacular and to finish the discussion on testing routing in Angular.

Jul 08, 2021

Speeding up Your Angular Apps with Daniel Kreider - AiA 316

Daniel Kreider joins the Adventure to discuss some of the things that are slowing down your front-end app. He also dives into the handful of things you should look at first in order to make sure that your application is running at top speed.

Jul 01, 2021

How to Get a 60% Performance Gains with Push Pipe featuring Michael Hladky - AiA 315

Michael Hladky joins the adventure to discuss how he's gotten a 60% performance increase using push pipe and related techniques. Many developers can get by without this technology, but Michael explains how to pull the push pipe into your code and what that looks like compared to Zone.js and the default stack in Angular.

Jun 24, 2021

Integration Testing Routed Angular Features with Lars Brink - Part 1 - AiA 314

Lars Brink joins the adventure to discuss how he tests routed Angular features using the RouterTestingModule. He explains what it is and why it's not as well documented as it could be. The panel then takes him through testing other parts of an application using Spectacular and other tools to make sure that Angular applications behave as expected.

Jun 17, 2021

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.

Jun 04, 2021

The 3 Essentials for Successful Job Outcomes - BONUS

Chuck dives into the 3 essentials for getting the next successful outcome you want in your career. Whether that's something simple like a raise or something more complex like going freelance, you can achieve it by working on 3 main areas.

Jun 03, 2021

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 more complex than it seems. Tarang explains to Chuck what this entails and why you might need a setup like this in the first place.

May 28, 2021

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 you to succeed. And how to build the reputation that has the company wanting you regardless of the outcome.

May 27, 2021

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 might not have been what Chuck thought they were.

May 20, 2021

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 talks about his journey into managing state for his components using observables and basic state libraries.

May 07, 2021

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 the person people go to for what you do.

May 06, 2021

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.

Apr 29, 2021

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.

Apr 29, 2021

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.

Apr 23, 2021

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 goes into how to begin to build relationships by building a system of influence you can use on behalf of the people you want relationships with.