I'm Todd, I teach the world Angular through @UltimateAngular. Conference speaker and Developer Expert at Google.

Passing data into Angular 2+ components with @Input

In a component-driven application architecture we typically use stateful and stateless components. A key concept is having some form of “stateful” component that delegates down into a “stateless” child, or...

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Creating your first Angular 2+ component

This is a beginner level tutorial to ease you into Angular (v2+), although there are many resources online to creating components, these articles exist as part of a series. This...

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Angular .service() or .factory(), the actual answer

I was giving a workshop earlier this week, and as the workshop came to a close and people were leaving, an attendee asked if I could explain the difference between...

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Emulated or Native Shadow DOM in Angular 2 with ViewEncapsulation

Shadow DOM has long been a talking point on the web, and the Polymer project pushes the proof of concept quite nicely, however, adoption of “raw” Web Components (Shadow DOM...

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Bootstrapping your first Angular 2+ app

In this series of four Angular (v2+) posts, we’ll explore how to bootstrap an Angular app, create a component, pass data into a component and pass new data out of...

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Joining Telerik as a Developer Advocate

Tuesday morning (23rd Feb) I set off for London Heathrow to fly to Austin, Texas to start my first week at Telerik as a Developer Advocate. For me, this has...

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$onInit and new "require" Object syntax in Angular components

The component() helper method shipped with so many great features to take us even closer towards Angular (v2+) syntax and integration. Let’s explore the $onInit method and the new require...

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Stateless Angular components

There were a tonne of interesting changes happening in the beta and release candidate phases of AngularJS 1.5, one of them was the introduction of the Component method, which saw...

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One-way data-binding in Angular 1.5

Angular is known for its powerful two-way data-binding, but with the new release of AngularJS 1.5, we’ve got one-way data binding (one-directional) binding capabilities inside our Components and Directives. Woohoo!...

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So you want to talk at conferences? This is what it's like.

Talking at conferences looks like an absolute breeze, but is it? No. It’s stressful, nerving, requires a lot of planning and sometimes things go wrong. Here’s some thoughts and feelings...

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