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 </>


February 13, 2017

Virtual Box refuses to boot – “The device helper structure version has changed.”

You will receive this error when you have a version mismatch between Virtual Box and the virtualbox-ext-pack version. This can be caused by an automatic update. The solution is applied in the host system and is very simple. Especially on Linux systems such as Ubuntu, since here the dependencies are automatically matched to the correct version. For Windows […]
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Can Kattwinkel
Developer at thecodecampus </>


January 16, 2017

Trello Calendar Version 2

Recently we have released a new version of our Calendar for Trello. The project started as a learning project for interns at our company but fastly increasing user numbers made the relevance of this project clear to us. Shortly the calendar had acquired so many users, that we were hitting Trello’s API limit. We needed […]
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Can Kattwinkel
Developer at thecodecampus </>


January 14, 2017

“Intl is not defined” with Angular 2

If you are using the date, currency, decimal or percent pipes in Angular 2 make sure to add the required Intl Polyfill to your application before you ship it to production. The Internationalization API is not yet implemented in all browser versions out there. If you forget this you’ll receive the Intl is not defined error in many browsers. […]
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Can Kattwinkel
Developer at thecodecampus </>


October 27, 2016

IntelliJ / WebStorm für TypeScript einrichten

For English version please go to “Howto: Configure IntelliJ/WebStorm for TypeScript development” on medium.com JetBrain’s IDEs (IntelliJ, WebStorm, …) haben TypeScript sehr früh unterstützt und sind derzeit definitiv mit die beliebtesten IDEs. Sie für die Entwicklung mit TypeScript zu konfigurieren kann aber derzeit recht frustrierend sein. Falsche Fehlermeldungen und träges Verhalten sind gängige Probleme. In diesem Blog-Eintrag […]
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Roman Roelofsen
Developer at thecodecampus </>


October 17, 2016

Angular 2 use ngSwitch ngIf ngFor without additional DOM Element

Probably you want as little DOM elements as possible. You can use a ng-container instead of a regular HTML element in order to receive reduced markup. Example of ngSwitch:

Example for *ngIf:

 

Can Kattwinkel
Developer at thecodecampus </>