BeyondJava @Conference: Angular vs. React – When to Choose Which?

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A couple of days ago, Marius Hofmeister and I held a talk about “Angular vs. React” at the International JavaScript conference iJS at Munich. Which one is better, Angular or React? Truth to tell, we can’t answer the question. Actually, it’s the wrong question, anyway. The real question is “Which one is better for my […]

Angular Takes the Sting out of Writing Components

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It’s astonishing how simple writing web components is with Angular. In a way, this shouldn’t be a surprise: components are the building blocks of every Angular application. However, last week we wrote a component I already knew to be difficult to implement in merely an hour or two. That was really a surprise. Our choice […]

AngularBeans: A Fresh New Take on AngularJS and JavaEE

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I’m proud to have convinced Bessem Hmidi to present his AngularBeans framework at BeyondJava.net. AngularBeans is a fresh, new approach integrating AngularJS with a JavaEE backend and has stirred some attraction in the JavaEE world recently. Bessem works at “Business & Decision” as a Technical Architect. He is also founder and leader of the “Esprit […]

Model-View-Whatever

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These days it’s kind of official: AngularJS implements the Model-View-Whatever paradigm. That’s a nice solution to a series of fruitless discussions about whether AngularJS implements MVVM, MVC or something else. However, one of these days I stumbled upon a couple of slides claiming AngularJS implements the MVC pattern during my research for another article. I […]