“Containerizing” Angular with Docker

I had the opportunity to speak at the AngularMix conference in Orlando about something that I think every developer should learn more about – containers. The talk was titled “Containerizing” Angular with Docker and discussed the following concepts as they relate to Angular applications: Application deployment over the years The need for containers How can Docker containers help? Creating a custom Docker image Moving containers to the cloud You can get to the content shown in the talk at http://codewithdan.me/angular-containers. The code that I demo in the talk can be found at the following links: https://github.com/DanWahlin/Angular-Docker-Microservices https://github.com/DanWahlin/Angular-In120 Check out the talk below. […]


Code with Dan Newsletter #3: AI and Web Components, Cosmos DB, CSS Grid, TypeScript Deep Dive

Edition #3 of the Code with Dan Web Development Newsletter is now out including a new video walk-through! Topics in this edition: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Web Components MEAN Stack and Cosmos DB CSS Grid Deep Dive into TypeScript Import Cost VSCode Plugin React 16 and the rewrite process My new Pluralsight course! Watch my video walk-through of the content covered in this newsletter here: Not subscribed to the newsletter yet? Sign-up below!


New Pluralsight Course: Integrating Angular with ASP.NET Core RESTful Services

I’m excited to announce the release of my new course on Pluralsight titled Integrating Angular with ASP.NET Core RESTful Services! This course follows up my previous course which focused on Angular and Node.js. The code in this new class covers ASP.NET Core 2.0 or higher and Angular 4 or higher. As with my previous course, I’ll walk you through the process of using Angular to call into RESTful services and perform CRUD (Create, Read, Update and Delete) operations in an application to allow a user to view and modify data. However, in this course the services are built using C# and […]


5 Key Benefits of Angular and TypeScript 14

  Over the past few months, I’ve been asked the same general question about Angular multiple times in onsite training classes, while helping customers with their architecture, or when talking with company leaders about the direction web technologies are heading. Here’s the general question: “What are the key benefits that Angular and TypeScript can offer our development teams?” It’s a great question and one that should be asked before jumping into any new technology or framework. Most of the people asking are technology managers or directors interested in understanding the benefits that Angular can offer their teams (both technical and non-technical). […]


Code with Dan Newsletter #2: Node.js, Microservices, Authentication, CSS and TypeScript/Angular

Edition #2 of the Code with Dan Web Development Newsletter is now out including a new video walk-through! Topics in this edition: Node.js API authentication Microservices with Node.js and Express D3 graphics and charting TypeScript and Angular projects to learn from A minimalistic CSS library (when you want something smaller than Bootstrap) Watch my video walk-through of the content covered in this newsletter here: Not subscribed to the newsletter yet? Sign-up below!


Code with Dan Web Newsletter #1: PWAs, VueJS/Angular/React, MSBuild, Docker

I’m rebooting the Code with Dan Newsletter but decided to keep it much more focused than before (less items in each edition). Here’s a quick video overview of the what I have planned as well as the first 5 items covered in edition #1 of the newsletter: Topics covered in this edition: A beginner’s guide to making Progressive Web Apps VueJS vs Angular vs ReactJS with Demos MSBuild in .NET Core (Video) Docker for .NET Developers Series Dan’s Flipboard Magazines (scroll to the bottom) Not subscribed to the newsletter? Sign-up below!


Q&A with Silicon Prairie News About Docker Containers

I had the opportunity to talk with Silicon Prairie News about Docker and some of the key benefits it offers. They interviewed me ahead of the Heartland Developer Conference (HDC) event where I’ll be giving a keynote titled “Docker Containers: What Every Developer Should Know”. The questions they asked in the interview included: How long have you been working with Docker? Can you briefly explain Docker for developers and readers who may not have a current understanding of what it does? Do you think this is something that all developers should at least be educating themselves on even if they […]


Angular, TypeScript and HTML Snippets for VS Code 10

I use VS Code a lot in my development projects and recently put together a set of Angular (v2 or higher) TypeScript and HTML snippets that can be used to enhance productivity when building Single Page Applications.  By typing the snippet prefix (which is “ag-”) in a TypeScript or HTML file you can quickly add the associated code into your file. Here’s a list of the supported snippets: Angular TypeScript Snippets ag-Bootstrap – Bootstrap snippet ag-AppModule – Create the root app module (@NgModule) snippet ag-AppFeatureModule – Angular app feature module (@NgModule) snippet ag-AppFeatureRoutingModule – Angular app feature routing module (@NgModule) snippet […]


Behind the Scenes: Angular and ASP.NET Core Pluralsight Course Kickoff Video! 1

I’ve had several people over the years ask about my workflow as I create video courses for Pluralsight and other sites so I thought I’d provide some details. Since I’m starting a brand new course for Pluralsight (Integrating Angular with ASP.NET Core RESTful Services) I filmed a few details about my equipment setup and also did a live recording (with bloopers!) of one of the video clips that will be used in the course. I know a lot of people are either interested in getting into video or simply want to know what really happens behind the scenes so I hope […]


.NET Rocks Panel Interview: Docker, Containers and More

I had the chance to sit down with Carl and Richard from .NET Rocks as well as Michele Leroux Bustamante and Rick Van Rousselt while at the DevIntersection Europe conference to have a panel discussion on Docker, containers and more. It was a lot of fun talking with everyone on the panel so feel free to tune if you’re interested in Docker and containers (click on the image below to listen to it). Listen Here