Using a Redux-style Store in Angular 2

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I started working with React before Angular 2 and continue to appreciate the technology even though I’m pretty much 100% dedicated to Angular 2 at this time.  One of the early benefits of my venture into…

Angular 2 RC1, Angular CLI, and D3

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The latest in the Angular 2 demo series marks a significant turn in the pre-production release cycle. One of the greatest issues I’ve had with the so-called ‘modern web’ environment as a former C++/Actionscript/Flex developer is…

Angular 2 – What’s In A Framework

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I’ve been working through changes necessitated by RC1.  The new imports actually make sense and seem to position the framework for future changes without importing version-specific files, i.e. angular2/core becomes angular3/core. The framework files are currently…

Angular 2, Typescript, D3 Bar Chart

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I wanted to do something a bit different for the next set of Angular2 and Typescript demos.  Since I have not used D3 in a while, I thought it would be interesting to start up a…

Angular 2/Typescript Advanced Form Validation

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Like many devs, I have somewhat of a love/hate relationship with forms.  Forms are not sexy.  Forms do not involve complex, programmatic animation, business logic, or sophisticated interaction, at least on the surface.  Yet, forms can…

Create a Reusable, Custom Angular 2 Pipe

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Angular 2 provides a wide variety of pipes – these were called filters in Angular 1.x – for custom display of data.  Of course, if you have been in this business long enough, eventually an application…

Angular 2 Typescript Math Toolkit Statistical Analysis of Tabular Data

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When you think of importing tabular data containing categorical and numerical data followed by analysis of that data, Excel is the most likely software that comes to mind.  With the Typescript Math Toolkit, many popular types of…

Angular 2 Typescript Math Toolkit Point-In-Circles Demo

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The point-in-circles problem is a classic from computational geometry.  In short, the challenge is to efficiently detect if a point is inside a circle.  Typical application of the test is to specifically identify a number of…