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Be careful with the spread syntax of ES6

The spread syntax is a JavaScript feature that really comes in handy for several use cases. Yet there are some caveats that you should be aware of when using it. What is the spread syntax? The spread syntax ... can be used together with JavaScript objects and iterables (such as arrays) in JavaScript ES6 or TypeScript. When using

By |2022-12-13T21:38:12+01:0013. December 2022|Development|

Custom npm registry with authentication

If you are working on an enterprise project for a large customer, you are possibly working with scoped and private npm packages. This can be libraries or utility code that is shared across multiple applications. You will not find these packages on the public npm registry at This kind of private packages are usually published into a custom npm

By |2021-08-24T16:12:40+02:0024. August 2021|Development, npm|

Microfrontend with Angular and Webpack Module Federation

Large software monolithes have been a common problem in business applications for years. Backend architects already came up with microservices to tackle this problem a while ago. But frontend developers were still lacking a clean technical solution until now. Most of today's microfrontend solutions (such as webcomponents) feel cumbersome and overcomplicated. Especially if you want to use a framework like

By |2021-05-26T20:18:39+02:007. May 2021|Development|

Unit Testing Angular Pipes

While unit tests in general can get complex really fast (especially when it is required to mock a lot of dependencies), unit testing Angular Pipes is fortunately one of the easier exercises. Likewise, they usually have zero to few dependencies and implement a single interface function that can be treated as a blackbox. The transform interface of Angular Pipes

By |2021-05-26T17:17:07+02:0021. April 2021|Development|

Automated Testing in Angular

Hello and welcome to my first post in my new blog series about automated testing in Angular. In the first months of my profession experience, automatic software testing was not really on my scope. That was not only my fault: Usually project leaders and customers did not want to invest here as they were strongly driven by project costs.

By |2021-05-26T20:17:25+02:0014. April 2021|Development|

My Angular Boilerplate Project

A good Angular boilerplate template can speed up your development process a lot. At the beginning of every project, a lot of time is often invested in setting up the initial project setup. Personally, I get along well with the Angular CLI, but some alternatives and extensions to the supplied tooling have found very useful for me.  To speed

By |2021-05-26T20:16:38+02:0018. March 2021|Development|
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