Completing the Angular 2 Quick Start in VS Code

The Angular 2 quick start walks you through setting up and running a very simple Angular 2 application. If you are trying to complete the quick start in Visual Studio Code (VS Code), there are a few extra steps to complete before you can build and run the application. This article discusses how to run the Angular 2 quick start application in VS Code using the lite-server NPM module. You can see the complete source code referenced in this article on GitHub in the briandesousa/angular2-quickstart-vscode repository.

First Post from Microsoft Word 2016

Today I installed Microsoft Office 2016 via the Home Users Program (HUP). I'm quite impressed at how smooth the installation was and how sharp and responsive the new Office interface is. Integration with online services is top notch, including being able to author this post directly from Word and publish directly to my blog!

Scripting the Creation of a IBM WebSphere Server Profile

As a developer that builds JEE applications that are deployed to IBM WebSphere application servers, I have spent a lot of time creating and configuring WebSphere application server profiles. There are several ways to automate the creation of a WebSphere server profile. The route I have chosen to take is a combination of leveraging built-in WebSphere … Continue reading Scripting the Creation of a IBM WebSphere Server Profile

Creating a NodeJS Web Server to Run angular-seed

The angular-seed project on GitHub is a great way to start playing with AngularJS. It allows you to get an AngularJS single-page web app up and running very quickly. If you want to run your web app with NodeJS then you will need to create a basic Node server. I will attempt to explain how to create a Node server configuration … Continue reading Creating a NodeJS Web Server to Run angular-seed

First impressions: Android Studio v1.0

The beta release of Android Studio arrived in mid-2013 followed by a version 1.0 stable release in December 2014. I've been looking to get back into Android development so with the release of Lollipop and Android Studio v1.0 there is no better time than now to dive back into it. Installation and Setup Installation of Android Studio … Continue reading First impressions: Android Studio v1.0