Deploying Your Dockerized Angular Application To Azure Using VSTS – Part 2

In part 1 I demonstrated building a VSTS build pipeline which built an Angular docker image and deployed it to an Azure Web App for Containers. Whereas it helped me achieve consistency across development and production environments, it required the build server to have all the necessary tools to build the application (Typescript, npm dependencies,…


Hosting an Angular Progressive Web Application (PWA) With Azure

Its no secret by now that Progressive Web Applications (PWA) are the future of web development. I won’t cover what PWA is in details as it has been discussed extensively in a lot of blog posts including the one I posted a while back which can be found here. Please note that both Microsoft as…


Deploying Your Dockerized Angular Application To Azure Using VSTS – Part 1

Introduction In my previous post I showed you how to deploy your Angular application to Azure using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). Whereas VSTS made it extremely easy to build a CI/CD pipeline, there was one challenging aspect which always proves to be challenging and that is the consistency across the development environment and the…

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Should I Use Visual Studio 2017 or VS Code For My Next Angular Application?

I engage with a lot of our customers that work on Angular applications and I frequently get asked the following question: Should we use Visual Studio 2017 or VS Code for our next application? The short answer is doesn’t matter because both provide similar capabilities for the most part. In this blog post I will…

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Integrating Angular 4 Unit Tests with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)

One of the nice features of Angular 4 (and Angular 2 before it) is the introduction of the Angular CLI (command line interface). I like to think of it as a style guide coming straight from the Angular team. But more importantly, it takes care of all the ceremony that accompanies building an Angular application…