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Three Ways to Dynamically Alter your Form Validation in Angular

There are times where we need to “activate” a form control based on the value of another control.<p>For example, let’s say a user has multiple options, …

Disability

Windows 10 October 2018 Update: The 7 best new features

Microsoft has settled into a semi-annual release schedule for Windows 10 ($99 at Amazon.com), with major updates coming in the spring and fall. Following Windows 10 April 2018 Update this spring, Microsoft is set to release the next big features update -- Windows 10 October 2018 Update (aka Windows …

Windows 10

How to automate your release notes

Two facts are generally true for software releases. One, as users, we wish software releases came with better release notes, and two, we hate …

Why You Should Use View Components, not Partial Views, in ASP.NET Core

Learn why you should use View Components - and not Partial Views - in your ASP.NET Core projects with this hands-on example.<p>Why use View Components …

Software Development

Networker

README.md<p>A simple to use TCP and UDP networking library for .NET, designed to be flexible, scalable and FAST.<p>Supported Frameworks<p>.NET Standard …

Software Development

REST Client for VS Code, an elegant alternative to Postman

For sometime now I've been a huge proponent of Postman, working in an environment that has a large number of remote services meant Postman's ease of …

Managing State in Angular using Akita « ng

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>What is Akita?<p>Akita is a simple and effective state management for Angular applications. Akita is built on top of RxJS and …

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Weight Loss

20-Minute No-Equipment Total-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Strength training at the gym or taking a class at a fitness studio is great, but sometimes, you just want to get in your workout at home—or on …

Workouts

Serverless apps: Architecture, patterns, and Azure implementation

6 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>DOWNLOAD available at: https://aka.ms/serverless-ebook<p>PUBLISHED BY<p>Microsoft Developer Division, .NET, and Visual Studio …

Drop 20K from your production Angular app

Replacing core-js with a modern reflect-metadata implementation shave 20K off of your production Angular bundle.<p>Lets start with generating a new …

Libraries

Blazor 0.5.0 experimental release now available

<i>Update: We released Blazor 0.5.1 to address several customer reported issues. If you have already installed Blazor 0.5.0 please update to the 0.5.1</i> …

Custom directives in Angular 6 — building a Google places autocomplete

I have been playing around with Angular a lot lately and a lot of things that seemed unnecessary in the beginning is starting to make sense. Angular …

Global Error Handling in Angular

You're probably wondering why I'm writing a blog post on error handling, since we all write code that never has errors. Right?<p>If you're anything like …

Installation

README.md<p>The ultimate JavaScript validation library you've ever needed.<br>Dead simple fluent API. Customizable. Reusable.<p>Usage - Installation - …

The web designer's guide to Flexbox

Have you started using the Flexible Box Layout module in your projects yet? Although the module has been around for some time, there have been two …

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Muscle

Ancient rural hamlet reinterpreted as a solar-powered modern home

Rimini-based GGA Gardini Gibertini Architects has renovated a cluster of historic buildings into a modernist dwelling set in the lush Italian …

Using Elasticsearch with ASP.NET Core and Docker

Recently, I got an assignment for my employer's internal project to investigate Elasticsearch and its usage from within ASP.NET Core 2.1 app. I had …

ASP.NET Core Exploring Custom Middleware

I've read a number of articles and watched the MVA on custom middleware so I thought it would be time to explore a bit more. The one part which I've …

Angular Elements, Part I: A Dynamic Dashboard in Four Steps with Web Components

• 13. Juli 2018<p>Beginning with version 6, we can expose Angular Components as Web Components or to be more precise: As Custom Elements which is one of …

Bringing GraphQL to Octokit.NET

If you’ve built apps that connect with GitHub, you are no doubt familiar with Octokit. GitHub offers three official flavors of the easy-to-use …

Why Stadiums Made of Wood Could Be the Next Big Innovation in Sports Architecture

<i>This article was originally published by Autodesk's Redshift publication as "Could Modular Wood Stadium Construction Be a Game Changer?"</i><p>Imagine a …

OOPEAA's floating sea pools offer new swimming facilities to waterside cities

Architecture studio OOPEAA plans to introduce waterborne swimming pools to coastal and riverside cities around the world, with the first set to be …

How to Create Health Checks in ASP.NET Core

If you’re using a load balancer in front of your ASP.NET Core application you will need to provide it a route where it can verify that your …

Configuring ASP.NET Core, webpack, and hot module replacement (hmr) for fast TypeScript development

Recently, I spent a weekend banging my head against the wall as I tried to figure out how to upgrade a personal project to webpack 4, TypeScript 2.9, …

This Swiss straw-bale house is completely self-sufficient

Traditional building techniques and modern technology come together in the House in Berne, a self-sufficient straw bale house in Graben, a Swiss …

How Angular Resolves Dynamic Components – Bits and Pieces

Introduction<p>Dynamic components are one of the core concepts introduced in Angular, they enable developers to dynamically render a component’s view …

Common heart drug recalled in 22 countries for possible cancer link

<b>(CNN) —</b> A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk.<p>Valsartan is off-patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines. Novartis, the company that …

Valsartan

Learn Python with Visual Studio

In the Stack Overflow Developer Survey for 2018, Python sits comfortably in the first place as the most wanted programming language, with JavaScript …