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The benefits of adding rx-query to your Angular project
In this post, we're going to add rx-query [https://github.com/timdeschryver/rx-query] to the Angular Tour of Heroes while pointing out the benefits of rx-query. Before we start, I just want to mention that rx-query is inspired by react-query [https://react-query.tanstack.com/] and SWR [https://github.com/vercel/swr/]. rx-query provides an easy way to fetch data over HTTP. This is already the case withing Angular applications, so why should you care? Because adding rx-query is no extra work, an
New possibilities with Angular's rendering and the push pipe - Part 1
The main idea behind the Angular push pipe is a new way of handling change detection locally instead of the global handling used in async pipe by Angular natively. It is implemented in a way we can get zone-less performance in zone-full applications.
RxJS in Angular: Part II
In this article, we are going to further explore the notion of reactive programming, but also apply it to more complex situations, and find beautiful solutions even for the ugliest problems.
Effective RxJS Marble Testing
In this article we will focus on three points you should be aware of to use RxJS marble tests effectively.
5 tips to boost your Angular skills
Check out these advises backed by concrete examples which can help you improve your developer skills and give you some practical tricks.
RxJS: The Unexpected
When your favorite library doesn’t work as you think it does In my recent article [https://indepth.dev/angular-the-unexpected/] I talked about things that are unexpected for developers in Angular; so it is only logical to now focus on some pitfalls that are present in RxJS — the faithful companion of Angular. RxJS has truly been a given for any Angular application — we use it on a daily basis to work with forms, HTTP calls, events, and so much more. Of course, it is tempting to think that we u
RxJS heads up: toPromise is being deprecated
In RxJS 7 toPromise will become deprecated and with RxJS 8 it will be gone! So avoid using toPromise in your future development when possible.
How to not create your RxJS Observables
Last week a friend and college of mine was stuck with a problem. An NgRx effect was subscribed to a stream of WebSocket messages, but the effect didn't receive any messages. Though, we saw that the server was sending them and that they reached the client. The problem wasn't the Effect, but the WebSocket stream that was wrongfully initialized. The use case was to only establish the WebSocket connection for the users that had enough permissions to start a process. The WebSocket was created to re
Create a tapOnce custom Rxjs Operator
Create a custom operator to run a function on first emission only
Rxjs + For + Await… What?
This article explores the `rxjs-for-await` library by Ben Lesh. Read it to learn about use cases and technical details.
Angular: the viewmodel of a component as an Observable
This article dives deep into techniques to implement Angular View Model as a single observable stream.
Initial Null Problem of AsyncPipe and async data-binding
This article describes the Initial Null Problem of AsyncPipe and its root cause, and discusses new asynchronous data-binding to solve that.
RxJS in Angular: Part I
In this article I'l show you how to use the powers of reactive extensions tin Angular to efficiently work with the state of components in application.
Unlocking reactivity with Svelte and RxJS
I keep being surprised by how reactive Svelte feels. In this article, we take a glance at the Svelte internals to see how Svelte accomplishes this. This is important if we want to use RxJS in Svelte.
Top 15 Angular inDepth articles of 2019
We have collected the top 15 Angular inDepth articles of 2019.
Angular: show loading indicator when obs$ | async is not yet resolved
> AngularInDepth [https://medium.com/angular-in-depth] is moving away from Medium. This article [https://indepth.dev/insiders-guide-into-interceptors-and-httpclient-mechanics-in-angular/] , its updates and more recent articles are hosted on the new platform inDepth.dev [https://indepth.dev/] As a good developer, you always notify the end-user about the current status of an application by showing either loading indicator or error message. Async Pipe Using async pipe is quite common scenario in
Mastering RxJS: operators and functions that can bite you when you don’t expect
The things you may not pay attention to but they are good to know.
RxJS recipes: ‘forkJoin’ with the progress of completion for bulk network requests in Angular
Adding customization to existing RxJS functions.
Fastest way to cache for lazy developers — Angular with RxJS
HTTP caching simply means the browser stores local copies of web resources for faster retrieval the next time the resource is required, thus reducing the number of server calls. The aim of this article is to show how you can implement caching with only two RxJS operators: publishReplay() and refCount(). When you search for RxJS caching, you’ll most likely find articles, forums, and discussions that recommend either shareReplay() or publishReplay() with refCount(). In short, shareReplay() is s
Making an Angular project mono repo with NgRx state management and lazy-loading.
By using Angular CLI, NgRx feature modules and a bit of manual work:-)
How to Start Flying with Angular and NgRx
NgRx is an open source library that provides reactive state management for your Angular applications. Inspired by Redux, NgRx provides a way to maintain...
Throttling notifications from multiple users with RxJS
Or how the ‘groupBy’ operator works under-the-hood.
RxJS: applying asyncScheduler as an argument vs with observeOn operator
This article explains the difference between applying an asyncScheduler as an argument and passing it to the observeOn operator
Reading the RxJS 6 Sources: Map and Pipe
> This series is just my notes as I read through the RxJS sources. I’ll provide a summary of the main points at the end of the article, so don’t feel too bogged down with the details. Welcome back. Today I’m very excited, because I’m finally going to dig into how pipe is implemented in RxJS. This article will start with an overview of how map and pipe work, and then will delve into the RxJS sources. Previously In the last article [https://medium.com/angular-in-depth/how-to-read-the-rxjs-6-sourc
RxJS in Angular: When To Subscribe? (Rarely)
Ben Lesh has a terrific article called “Don’t Unsubscribe” [https://medium.com/@benlesh/rxjs-dont-unsubscribe-6753ed4fda87], telling you why you are better off not explicitly unsubscribing, but instead relying on constructs that cause the unsubscriptions to happen. In that spirit, I wanted to title this article “Don’t Even Subscribe”, but the truth is, there are a few places where you have to subscribe, so I settled for the less-emphatic title you see. When should you subscribe? The answer to t
Testing Angular container components
Learn tactics for testing RxJS observables and application state commands. Opt out of Angular testing modules for blazingly fast unit tests.
Container components with Angular
Container components are extracted from mixed Angular components to increase the maintainability, testability and scalability of our Angular apps.
How to Read the RxJS 6 Sources Part 1: Understanding of() and Subscriptions
RxJS is my favorite library. I love how observables offer a declarative, composable twist on async (and sync )programming. Now that I finally understand how to model events as streams, I don’t ever want to look back. For me, RxJS is just downright fun. But the sources have always remained something of a mystery to me. I’ve written a small series on how to build your own observable [https://medium.com/@natelapinski/learning-observables-part-1-arrays-14480816eb61] from scratch. If you want to un
Build Your Own Observable part 4: Map, Filter, Take, and all that Jazz
Welcome back. In the previous article [https://indepth.dev/building-your-own-observable-part-3-the-observer-pattern-and-creational-methods/] , we looked at RxJS’s take on the Observer pattern, and created our simple Observable class. We also added some functions for creating observables from data streams, such as of, from, and fromEvent. If you’re new to this series, I recommend familiarizing yourself with the previous installments: * Part 1: Arrays [https://indepth.dev/build-your-own-observab
Building Your Own Observable Part 3: The Observer Pattern and Creational Methods
Welcome to part 3 of the series [https://medium.com/@natelapinski/learning-observables-part-1-arrays-14480816eb61] . In this installment, we’re going to look at RxJS’s take on the Observer pattern, and start implementing an observable from scratch. Our humble Observable will be nowhere near as sophisticated as what’s going on inside of RxJS, but it will give you a good enough understanding of observables so that you can start digging into the RxJS source code [https://github.com/ReactiveX/rxjs]
Build Your Own Observable, Part 2: Containers, and Intuition
Welcome to part 2 of this series on building your own observable. If you haven’t already checked out part 1 [https://medium.com/@natelapinski/learning-observables-part-1-arrays-14480816eb61] of this series, please do so. It covers a lot of foundational material on Arrays that will come in handy here. In this short article, we’ll spend a little more time building up an intuition for what observables are, and why we even need them in the first place. With the proper background and mindset, the c
Build Your Own Observable Part 1: Arrays
Angular uses RxJS observables. I can’t understand something until I create it with my own hands. Perhaps you are the same. Either way, let’s build an observable from scratch! When I first started working with RxJS, I didn’t know what I was doing. Now, I’m able to solve problems using observables, and I can even read the RxJS sources with confidence. It’s definitely something you can do too. The only catch is, to understand observables, you have to first understand arrays. Arrays We’ll see pre
Power of RxJS when using exponential backoff
Retrying on errors is a common practice, and RxJS has built-in operator for that. But what if we need to retry with exponential backoff strategy? Or have a better control when to retry? backoff-rxjs library has the answers.