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Interactive testing with Wallaby.js

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Here at OVO Energy, we like to keep our test coverage as high as we feasibly can. This obviously involves writing a lot of tests, which can sometimes become difficult and lead to some pain points that I'm sure you've felt before: Tests can take too long to exe…

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Migrating to TypeScript with Angular 1.x

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This is a post for you who have built your fair share of Angular 1 projects and noticed that when it gets big it gets harder and harder to keep track of. A way to keep track of things as your projects get bigger is to start using types and typescript, it gives…

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The Flux pattern, with Angular 2 and Observables

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I'm going to run through how to implement the flux pattern in Angular 2 using observables. In particular I hope the post conveys the following key concepts: Views only generate actions, and are not two way data bound to data models. Actions use a dispatcher to…