April 15, 2019

How to use Angular Environments shown with a Tetris Game

About Ng-dropping-stones is a small Tetris clone built with Angular 7. It can be played in the browser as well as on a raspberry pi based arcade machine, which we present at fairs (JavaLand, enterJS, Herbstcampus). History At first, ng-dropping-stones was designed for our arcade machine to present it on fairs. It was very well […]
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Nina Schulz
Developer at thecodecampus </>


April 1, 2019

Refactorable reactive forms in angular

Problem When creating forms with Angular, many accesses take place in the template using strings. This makes it difficult to perform refactorings automatically. It would be so desirable: Status quo Also the FormBuilder does not manage to get the problems better under control. It is only a help for the creation of the data structure […]
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Sascha Engmann
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November 21, 2018

Call a method on @Input() change

Problem You probably already run into this issue. Inside a component, you want to react to the change of an @Input() value e.g. by calling a method of your component. For example we have get an @Input() filter: string from our parent component and if the @Input() changes, we want to update our data in […]
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Frederik von Berg
Developer at thecodecampus </>


March 2, 2018

The ‘this’ context of type ‘void’ is not assignable to method’s ‘this’ of type ‘Observable<{}>‘.

If you are experiencing this error – usually something with your RxJS imports is wrong. So you should go through them manually or simply delete all imports from RxJS in the corresponding file and let the IDE generate them again. Something broken could look like this:

Better working might be:

What is happening? RxJS […]
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Can Kattwinkel
Developer at thecodecampus </>


February 23, 2018

Creating a CORS Middleware in nest.js

Nest.js is a great framework for writing REST-API’s using Node.js. It features Angular’s dependency injection, an complete TypeScript integration and helps you with structuring your code. A common issue when working with REST-API’s is Cross-Origin-Request-Sharing (CORS), which keeps your Angular client from requesting resources which are located on another domain. Let’s pretend, for instance your […]
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Christoph Strauss
Developer at thecodecampus </>


November 13, 2017

Getting started with Firestore and AngularFire2

A few weeks ago, Google has released its new solution for building scalable cloud databases — the Cloud Firestore. It has some nice improvements in comparison to their previous database (which used to be called Firebase but is now referred to as ‘Realtime Database’), like better data structuring and a more powerful querying API. In this […]
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Can Kattwinkel
Developer at thecodecampus </>


August 14, 2017

Angular HTTP Testing “SyntaxError: Unexpected token o in JSON at position 1”

tl:dr; Solve this Issue: Add the following line to your imports:

  Full version: A common problem affecting many developers when writing tests for the Angular 4 HTTP service is the following stack trace. It occurs if you assemble an response using a the wrong class. The call of .json()will throw the error.

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Can Kattwinkel
Developer at thecodecampus </>


April 3, 2017

JavaScript Running On A Wearable? Yes, And Its Native.

A while ago some folks asked me, if it’s possible to use NativeScript and Angular with Android Wear. tl:dr; It’s possible, easy to setup in 5 steps and with FlexBox in NativeScript you can even handle small screens. NativeScript is a framework to build truly native apps for iOS and Android based on JavaScript. Furthermore it plays […]
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Frederik von Berg
Developer at thecodecampus </>


March 13, 2017

What we learned in 1 year of Angular 2 trainings

When we founded theCodeCampus.de in 2014 we had some year’s experience in developing angular 1 applications. We also had a few years’ experience of doing trainings for Eclipse RCP. Last year we added our angular 2 trainings, months before angular 2 was finally released! We were really surprised how well it was received, but also […]
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Jan Blankenhorn
Developer at thecodecampus </>