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Read data from an Angular app from outside

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Although data layers are becoming more and more mainstream, quite often we still run into sites that do not have any kind of data layer available, forcing us to execute some funky tricks to get to the data we need for our web analytics and DCO projects. And these funky tricks are pretty fun to perform, actually. Recently I had »

Passing data to and from a nested component in Angular 2

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Angular decided to drop the '@', '&' and '=' in version 2.0. If you don't know what they do: good for you! To me, the @&= concept was among Angular 1's worst choices. Luckily, in Angular 2 the communication between components is a lot more explicit and easier to understand. In this post I'd like »

Introduction to data binding in Angular 2 versus Angular 1

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Data binding, one of the most loved and hated concepts of Angular 1, made its way to Angular 2. There are a couple of ways to bind data in Angular: interpolation, one way binding (unidirectional), two-way binding and event binding. These four types of data binding were already available in Angular 1, but now in Angular 2 the syntax has »

Caching $http requests in AngularJS

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The other day I was looking at one or two applications I've developed lately and also looked at some that some friends of mine created. I was looking at the usage of API calls in particular. The first thing I found out is that we are using a ridiculous amount of API calls to get things done. Of course this »