If we import all of rxjs/Rx it loads a huge amount of code.
We likely only need some of it. The 3 other circled imports allow us to load only what we need (in addition to Observable and Observer.)
Rob talks about ‘content first’ sites and how to speed them up around the 20 minute mark or so (above video).
The above video should also be good for developing sites like HockeyBias in Angular.
Auguray Debugging tool mentioned by Papa – Injector Graph, Component Tree (and Router Tree) look cool. Can change variables’ values for testing.
He also likes writing to console and stepping through code in Google Dev tools.
JumpStart example by Wahlin – referenced on and off during workshop
- Lots of template-driven forms throughout, but…
- An example of Reactive Forms exists in LoginModule and LoginComponent code. Papa prefers Reactive Forms, but is not crazy about Forms in general. On the other hand, Deborah Kurata likes Reactive Forms more and has a pluralsite course about them.
They talked about ‘ng new’ (CLI) setting up karma unit testing and how easy that is opposed to using karma any other way. Also mentioned ‘ng lint’ and other ‘awesome’ CLI features.
Praised brand new (an hour ago) Angular Language Service – only works with VS Code at this point.