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The ‘this’ context of type ‘void’ is not assignable to method’s ‘this’ of type ‘Observable<{}>‘.

If you are experiencing this error – usually something with your RxJS imports is wrong. So you should go through them manually or simply delete all imports from RxJS in the corresponding file and let the IDE generate them again. Something broken could look like this:

Better working might be:

What is happening? RxJS switched from monkey patching to the import of pipeable operators (also known as lettable operators).
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February 12, 2018

Angular Universal XMLHttpRequest is not defined with HttpClient

I’ve recently had an extremely weird application behavior. The application is this server side rendered Angular page.  I discovered that the router outlet for this page was empty on the SSR result. I hadn’t noticed before since the site was bootstrapping really fast even without SSR. A quick look into Sentry – which holds our server logs  – revealed the cause. I got the following error: XMLHttpRequest is not defined This
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February 9, 2018

Angular CLI: Add Sitemap.xml and Robots.txt File

As Developer you may get the task to add a Sitemap and a robot.txt to your Angular CLI Project, this is quite easy. Copy the files next to the favicon.ico  into the /src  folder of your Angular project.

Now open up the  .angular-cli.json  in the projects root folder and add the two files under assets , as follows:

  Restart your Angular build and the files should be served directly.
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Frederik von Berg

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Angular Universal Handle 404 and Set Status Codes

When working with Angular Universal we can implement a full-fledged server. Of course, this does not only include for example to display a 404 page for incorrect urls but also setting the correct status code. So that for example search engines and crawlers in general can process the result correctly. Angular itself allows us to easily create a 404 page via the router package. However, this is to be regarded
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November 13, 2017

Getting started with Firestore and AngularFire2

A few weeks ago, Google has released its new solution for building scalable cloud databases — the Cloud Firestore. It has some nice improvements in comparison to their previous database (which used to be called Firebase but is now referred to as ‘Realtime Database’), like better data structuring and a more powerful querying API. In this post I’m going to go through everything you need to get started with Cloud Firestore
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November 2, 2017

Material 2: Sticky Footer with Mat Sidenav

A very common use case for the sidenav of Material 2 is the use in a layout with a sticky footer. Unfortunately, the documentation of the Mat-Sidenav does not show how to do this best. But that’s not a big deal, because you can achieve your goal quickly if you know how to use Flexbox. We assume that routing is used. In addition to the sticky footer, we want to make sure
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Angular Serverside Validation with Hibernate and Redux

What is this article about? If you develop a web application with Angular, sooner or later you will run into the following problem: Where will the data generated by the client be validated? Client side validation is included in Angular, and gives the user a fast feedback about the correctness of his data. This is a standard in today’s web application. As most Angular Apps are running against a server
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Angular HTTP Testing “SyntaxError: Unexpected token o in JSON at position 1”

tl:dr; Solve this Issue: Add the following line to your imports:

  Full version: A common problem affecting many developers when writing tests for the Angular 4 HTTP service is the following stack trace. It occurs if you assemble an response using a the wrong class. The call of .json()will throw the error.

It throws because the response is of a false type and the body of
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Reuse Angular Code within NativeScript Apps

NativeScript is a great framework to write mobile Apps for Android and iOS with Angular (2, 4 and so on). Read on, if you: have an existing Angular Web App or are planning to develop one you want to offer a native App for Android and iOS without a lot of extra work TL;DR It is possible to reuse code, especially Services and Pipes, if you are lucky some of the
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Frederik von Berg

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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 nice together with TypeScript and the famous Angular framework. I show you, how you can setup a
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Frederik von Berg

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