This article is a selection of some tricks and techniques one may find useful while building an AngularJS applications.
Promises are very useful and convenient pattern for dealing with asynchronous operations. They come very handy when callbacks and events fall short. Even though there are several libraries which implement this functionality, such as like Q, we will reinvent a wheel. That's right, how would you go, if you needed to implement Promise pattern? I think that it's very simple to do. Let's see?
Have you ever thought of how jQuery actually works? What is in there behind the "$" sign? In this post we will recreate a very basic but still functional mini-jQuery. Check it out, folks!
ngModel directive allows to setup two-way data binding updating model if the value changes in the view, and other way around. Value gets updated immediately, however sometimes it's useful to trigger update action after some delay. The next custom directive do the trick.
There are quite a few tools available to perform XML to JSON conversion online. Recently one more appeared :) I would not reinvent a wheel without a reason. Actually I started looking at EmberJS, and since making an application (no matter what) is the best way of learning things, here we are.
I was recently answering the question on Stackoverflow. The guy was asking how to permute table cells. I thought that it would be pretty interesting as a little challenge...