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Angular Addicts Issue #8: Angular v15, NgRx v15, Component test tips & more
My favorite Angular resources of November, 2022
👋Hey fellow Angular Addict
This is the 8th issue of the Angular Addicts Newsletter, a monthly collection of carefully selected Angular resources that got my attention. (You can read the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh issue here.)
📢Angular v15 is now available!
The new version of Angular was released this month. Minko Gechev demonstrates the most important new features with code examples:
Standalone APIs are now our of developer preview
Router and HttpClient tree-shakable standalone APIs
Directive composition API
Image directive is now stable!
Functional router guards, Router unwraps default imports
Better stack traces
Release MDC-based components to stable
More improvements in the components: Range selection support in the slider, CDK Listbox
Improvements in the experimental esbuild support
Automatic imports in language service
Here is his article:
I share additional resources that will teach you how these new Angular features work in my following article:
📢Announcing NgRx v15: Standalone APIs, Type-safe projectors, Component and ComponentStore updates, and more!
Brandon Roberts explains the improvements in the new NgRx version:
Standalone APIs for NgRx Libraries
Announcing Enterprise Support
The NgRx Component package marked as stable
Strict Type-safety For the Selector Projector
Simplified View Models with ComponentStore
💎Angular Gems of November, 2022
📰Component-First Architecture with Standalone Components and Nx
Component-First Architecture is a pattern for architecting our applications to fill the void left by the patterns that sprung up around NgModules.
Colum Ferry explains the concepts behind this new architecture and provides some best practices and code examples.
📰You should take advantage of the improved NgRx APIs
NgRx evolved a lot over the past years. Tim Deschryver’s post help us discover the latest NgRX APIs.
📰Angular Testing: Unit Testing
Quantarius Ray started a 4 part series about unit-, component-, integration- and end-to-end testing. In this second article of the series, he focuses on unit testing of components and explains why we should try to extract the business logic and functionality from our components into stores, services and directives. Ray was also featured in the AngularAir podcast: they discussed the topic of component testing.
📰Exploring Web Workers in Angular
Kagklis Vasileios shows us how to use web workers to perform time-consuming computations in the background, on a separate thread.
In his article, Kevin Kreuzer help us understand some advanced type script features:
Union and intersection types
📰How to create Angular libraries and publish them (with an example)
In this article, I share my process of publishing Angular libraries and the demo app that uses one of these libraries.
Here is a collection of my favorite tweets from November, 2022:
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