Duncan Hunter

Hi, I'm Duncan Hunter, I write this blog, work for SSW as a Software Architect in Australia, create courses for Pluralsight, travel the world speaking at events and training technology professionals.

ng conf 2017 highlights

I just came back from ng-conf2017 the biggest Angular event each year in Utah. I wanted to share some of the highlights with you. If you are into Angular it is the best conference I have been too and like a three-day party really. Figure: https://www.ng-conf.org/ home screen Highlights tech wise Angular is at version 4 and we should call it Angular with no version number and Angular 1 is now AngularJS ngrx state management tool is huge now and we should be using it for big projects https://github.com/ngrx The Angular CLI is huge and we should be using it cli.angular.io Also expect changes to this space as it is going to...

Angular Super Powers 2017 Sydney, Melb and Brisbane

Another great trip talking three great groups of devs through building an Angular app with ngrx and testing in a day. Thanks to all who came and make these events so interactive and awesome. Do not forget to linkin with me and join the conversation by following me on twitter @dunhunter Lots of new more stable angular tips and tricks versus our last tour and we get more and more done with the Angular CLI! We even gave a full price $3000++ ticket to ndcsydny.com away thanks to NDC! Figure: Melbourne Figure: Sydney NDC Ticket raffel Figure: Sydney Figure: Brisbane You can see the code here. https://github.com/SSWConsulting/angular-super-powers-melb-april-2017...

MS Ignite 2017: Interviewing Jakub Jedryszek

I was lucky enough to interview Jakub when he was out from Seattle USA. In this interview Jakub and Duncan discuss: Building the Azure Management Portal and its challenges TypeScript and how the portal has taken over a million lines of TypeScript Insights into what to use if Jakub started again with the Azure Portal...

Microsoft Ignite 2017

Speaking at Ignite on the Gold Coast was an awesome time. More importantly hanging with my SSW team was a real blast. Thanks Ignite 2017!! Presentations Angular 2 Testing: Techniques and Practices https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ignite/Australia-2017/OPEN331 Figure: Taking testing Angular with Adam Stephensen Angular 2 War Stories – We’re Bringing the Front Line to You! https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ignite/Australia-2017/OPEN341 Figure: Taking Angular war stories with Adam Stephensen Channel 9 Interview Interview with Adam Stephensen and Duncan Hunter https://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Ignite/Australia-2017/Interview-with-Adam-Stephensen-and-Duncan-Hunter Figure: On channel9 talking Angular Figure: Team photo for SSW Figure: SSW team presenting at Ignite...

Seattle Angular Hack Day

Kick off The event was sold out with 100 Angular devs. The event came to be after a call out from SSW's Adam Cogan on the internet seeing if anyone in Seattle wanted to run one of the Angular Hack Days we have run in Australia. The call out to the community was picked up by the Googlers on the Angular Protector team who came up with a great venue at Google HQ Seattle and GDG funded lunch (yum Mexican!) Broken Angular CLI Well not for long. Only 5hrs before the day began an Angular CLI update had a bug. With 100 people installing the Angular CLI it was excellent to see the Angular community rally and almost instantly find...

NDC London 2017 Review

NDC London was a blast. If you ever get a chance to go or present at an NDC Conference you should go they are truly the best conferences. Adam Stepehesen and I did two talks on Testing Angular and Angular War Stories. The slides to the talks are listed below along with some images. Angular Testing Slides Angular Testing Code Angular War Stories Slides Figure: Practicing in the Aloft Hotel Figure: Adventures in Prague post NDC Figure: Adam and I excited to arrive Figure: Catching up with Gerard Sans - Google Developer Expert Figure: First Ever Wallaby Stickers...