Some of you might know; I play in a soccer team located in Balkbrug, just for fun and also maintain their website. The club I play for, SC Balkbrug, has a facebook page, twitter and a website to reach several groups of people. All these pages takes a lot of time to maintain. For example, if there is a news item, we have to put it on facebook and the website which is manually 2 actions. It is also difficult to find volunteers who want to update every page with news items and competition information. Wouldn’t it be easier to update one resource and the other resource gets updated automatically? In this blog, I am going to show how to setup and make use of data from external resources facebook and voetbalnoord.
Last few weeks, I’ve been working with the beta versions of Angular 2. Some history: I started in december 2015 with Angular 1 and it took some time to learn. However, I liked the framework and posibilities. I also went this year to NG-NL, an Angular conference in the Netherlands. The Angular team announced that a stable version of Angular 2 will be released this year (2016). Angular 2 is a huge difference compared to Angular 1, because the Angular team started the framework from scratch. In my opinion, the framework is much easier to learn and also much easier to understand. However, that are opinions :). Secondly, my company decided to use Angular 2 for one of their applications so I decided to dive a bit more into Angular 2.