The term Progressive Web App (PWA) was coined in 2015. Since 2018 PWAs can be installed on all relevant operating systems and can also be executed offline. However, there is still a certain difference in functionality between PWAs and their native counterparts. With Project Fugu, the gap should continue to shrink.
Real-time is an interesting topic to consider these days. The demand for real-time functionality to be implemented in modern web applications has grown tremendously. The sooner you have the data, the quicker you can react and make decisions. Thus, the chance for higher profits is huge. In this article we will discuss how to implement this real-time feature in your Angular application using WebSocket and RxJS.
Writing frontend applications is a complex process, it involves lots of difficult scenarios, a myriad of tools and, of course, browser support. But leaving that aside, keeping a high-quality codebase that is maintainable over the long term is just as complicated. In this article, we aim to give you a list of the most villainous coding smells you might run into when writing Angular apps, and the respective solution or alternative.
GraphQL, the web API query language developed by Facebook, has been gaining attention for several years now. But while a lot of articles on the subject examined the server-side in detail, the client itself got less attention. This article will focus on the usage of a GraphQL interface in the frontend, while also taking a closer look at both Angular and React.