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…

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…

The Typescript Math Toolkit Open Source Project

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When I first started the Javascript Math Toolkit, I had visions of an open-source project.  Then, my mind immediately flashed back to the CompGeoJS project and the massive support issues it generated, which was largely students…