November 22, 2017

Angular Full Height App Component

Since I have seen a lot of very different approaches to build up an Angular application correctly regarding the CSS positioning, I would like to talk about the different solutions in a short article. Basically it has to be said that our application is usually included in an HTML document as app-root. An index.html created with […]
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Can Kattwinkel
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 </>


May 5, 2017

Nativescript: Actionbar with Android Material Design Icons

Have you ever wondered how you can get a Action Bar like this one in Nativescript? It’s easy: I hope you have Android Studio preinstalled, you need it. Create and open a example Android Project with Android Studio. Now Right-Click on your Project Folder, select   New -> Vector Asset which opens a new Dialog. You can select the Icon […]
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Frederik von Berg
Developer at thecodecampus </>


Solution: Error: NativeScript CLI not found. Use ‘nativescript.tnsPath’ workspace setting to explicitly set the absolute path to the NativeScript CLI.

Have you ever had this error message in Visual Studio Code with the nativescript-vscode extension? (I use Ubuntu 16.04) I had this problem for a while now and didn’t find any bug report that helped me, after adding the correct ‘nativescript.tnsPath’ to the workspace settings, the problem still exists. The most funny part, from the […]
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Frederik von Berg
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 </>