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Lightning Talk by Randall Schwartz - "Why Google's Dart should be your n...

Davy Mitchell, on 21 Jun 2017
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A Multiplicity of Singleton Services

Davy Mitchell, on 17 Jun 2017
Angular Services are singletons right? Google it and you will get plenty of pages saying they are. Well sometimes they are and sometimes they are not! I was working on a service that didn't seem to be working. To debug, I put a print statement in the constructor and I received 2 messages. So what's happening? Turns out to be down to Providers Suppose you have a component and you want to use a service, you may have declared it in each component like this: providers: const [TextProcessingService]This actually creates a new instance before injecting it into your component. So... read more

Dart SDK and Dartium 1.24.1 Chocolatey Packages for Windows

Davy Mitchell, on 15 Jun 2017
Chocolatey is a package manager for Windows similar to Linux's apt-get, based on Microsoft's Nuget tool and Powershell scripting language. It works from the command-line and from a WPF GUI interface. You can install unmoderated versions by specifiying the install version during installation.Chocolatey has also been updated with versions 1.24.1Command line installation: choco uninstall dart-sdkchoco install -y dart-sdk -version 1.24.1To verify you have the right version on your path. dart --versionDart VM version: 1.24.1 (Wed Jun 14 07:53:19 2017) on "windows_x64"Command line installation: choco uninstall dartiumchoco install -y dartium -version 1.24.1 read more

Unboxing Packages: A Requiem for scheduled_test

Natalie Weizenbaum, on 14 Jun 2017
Long long ago in the dawning days of Dart, when Futures were new and Streams unknown, Bob saw the need for a package manager to bring the people together. Together he and I spun formless bits into code and wove that code into pub, which even today carries code into the eager hands of Dartisans. In those olden days, we had no modern marvels such as the twins async and await, and our tests grew heavy and graceless under the weight of their chain()s1. So it was that I came up with an idea for a new way of writing... read more

Dart SDK and Dartium 1.24.0 Chocolatey Packages for Windows

Davy Mitchell, on 13 Jun 2017
Chocolatey is a package manager for Windows similar to Linux's apt-get, based on Microsoft's Nuget tool and Powershell scripting language. It works from the command-line and from a WPF GUI interface. You can install unmoderated versions by specifiying the install version during installation.Chocolatey has also been updated with versions 1.24.0Command line installation: choco uninstall dart-sdkchoco install -y dart-sdk -version 1.24.0To verify you have the right version on your path. dart --versionDart VM version: 1.24.0 (Mon Jun 12 08:37:04 2017) on "windows_x64"Command line installation: choco uninstall dartiumchoco install -y dartium -version 1.24.0 read more