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Angular - Import Static Json FileMay 14, 2021

Tutorial for setting up your Angular app to allow direct importing of static json files. Resolves error: Consider using '--resolveJsonModule' to import module with '.json' extension.

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Angular Material Error ListApr 1, 2021

A list of errors (with solutions) that you may run into when developing your Angular app using Angular Material

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How to Run an Angular Production Build LocallyApr 25, 2021

A tutorial that shows you how to serve your ng build --prod files locally without pushing the production files to your remote production server. Hint: You can't use ng serve --prod!

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The token '&&' is not a valid statement separator in this versionDec 22, 2020

Solution to fixing The Token '&&' is not a valid statement separator error seen in the Visual Studio Code terminal and Angular CLI.

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Best Free Temporary Email Services - Top 5Dec 19, 2020

Here is a list of the 5 best disposable email services that will help limit spam in your inbox.

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Cannot find module 'fast-xml-parser' in Scully applicationMay 24, 2021

Solution to resolving the error 'Cannot find module 'fast-xml-parser when adding the sitemap plugin to your Angular/Scully application.

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Solution: Cloudflare DNS Subdomain Issue - DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAINFeb 10, 2021

A solution to DNS issues for subdomains on Cloudflare where you see the error: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

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Solution: could not find a declaration file for module 'crypto-js'May 26, 2021

A quick solution to resolve the 'could not find file for module' error message for 'crypto-js'.

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Solution: Failed to Unmarshal Yaml Did Not Find Expected KeyJan 18, 2021

Solution to the Yaml - Failed to Unmarshal - Error in Hugo application

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Global Angular CLI Version is Greater Than Your Local VersionMay 18, 2021

A quick solution to the error: Your global Angular CLI version (x.x.x) is greater than your local version (x.x.x). The local Angular CLI version is used.

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Host a Cloudflare Worker at a Specific Url Path or SubdirectoryApr 27, 2021

This tutorial will show you to host or point a Cloudflare Worker to a specific URL path or subdirectory within your domain.

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How to Add a Static sitemap.xml to Angular App with Firebase HostingJan 13, 2021

In this blog post we will go over how to add a static sitemap.xml to your Angular App and deploy the site to Firebase Hosting.

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How to add Google Analytics to an Angular 9 Web AppDec 18, 2020

Simple 4 step tutorial for adding Google Analytics (GA4) to your Angular 9 Web App

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How to Handle Redirects in an Angular App hosted on FirebaseDec 19, 2020

A simple guide to handling URL redirects for an Angular App hosted using Firebase hosting.

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How to Include robots.txt in Angular App using Firebase HostingDec 28, 2020

A quick guide that will show you how to include a robots.txt file in your Angular App and deploy it to Firebase Hosting.

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List of Unique APIs for DevelopersFeb 6, 2021

A list of unique test APIs that you can use for testing and developing.

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Cloudflare - Redirect WWW to Non WWW (Naked Domain)May 14, 2021

Tutorial for setting up a Cloudflare Page Rule to Redirect all WWW traffic to your Non WWW Naked Domain on Cloudflare.

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Shutting Down PriceMedal.com and the PriceMedal Reddit BotDec 22, 2020

A short blogpost about shutting down my website PriceMedal.com and the Reddit bot.

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Solution: ng.ps1 cannot be loaded, The file is not digitally signed.Dec 18, 2020

How to resolve "ng.ps1 cannot be loaded, the file is not digitally signed" when attempting to run commands "ng serve" or "ng new" in a Visual Studio Code terminal for an Angular project setup.

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Stop Google Analytics in Development on LocalhostNov 8, 2020

This is a simple guide to stop Google Analytics (GA4) from sending data while in your development environment or for a specific IP address that you don't want GA to log analytics data for.

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How to Switch Angular Default Style Sheet Type for Component GenerationJun 10, 2021

A quick tutorial on how to set your default style sheet (.scss vs .sass) that is created alongside of your component when creating a component from the Angular CLI.

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The Internet a Brief HistoryDec 18, 2020

The internet is one of humanities greatest inventions, but how did it become the internet that we know today and what can we expect in the future?

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The Ultimate Guide to String Interpolation for Software EngineersJul 19, 2021

String Interpolation: difficult to say, easy to implement. Read 'The Ultimate Guide to String Interpolation for Software Engineers' to find out how to use String Interpolation in any programming language.

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Solution: Unable to find testhost.dll. Please publish your test project and retry. (C#/Visual Studio Error Solution)Dec 18, 2020

Solution for: Unable to find testhost.dll. Please publish your test project and retry.

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Solution: You Haven't Configured Ublogger Version param correctly yetJan 18, 2021

Solution to resolve the ublogger version param error in a Hugo app.

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Solution: Your distribution files are in 'dist'.Jun 2, 2021

Solution to resolve the error: Your distribution files are in 'dist' in your Scully app.

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