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  • Alexander Ziskind

A popular approach in JavaScript APIs these days is to pass a string that matches a property name as a parameter to some function. These are sometimes called ‘magic strings’ and they are very code smelly. In this article and video we will fix this problem.

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  • Alexander Ziskind

This may sound familiar to you.

You’ve built an Angular web application for the browser, and then had to create a mobile application that has pretty much the same features. So you start from scratch, and maybe, just maybe, you can use some of the business logic code that you’ve already written in your mobile app. If you’re lucky.

If you want to be a good citizen of the code world, you need to learn how to recycle your code!

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  • Alexander Ziskind



“Why is my ListView template binding not working?!!” You’re frustrated and you’re tearing your hair out. “It works on the web, but it doesn’t work here, in my NativeScript app! Why? I’ve gone over it with a fine-tooth comb, but still nothing!” If you’re using a ListView with a template and instead of nicely meaningful properties being displayed, all you’re seeing is the dreaded [object Object] in your list, this one simple trick can solve your problem. See what I did there? Now you HAVE to read this…

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  • Alexander Ziskind

This is a quick post just for anyone who’s looking for a .gitignore file to add to their NativeScript projects that they version using Git.



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  • Alexander Ziskind
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TL;DR Yes! but…

For a long time, NativeScript developers have been begging for the ability to animate height and width using standard animation techniques that are well documented. I’ll show you examples of how to achieve this right now, and tell you why these aren’t yet in the NativeScript core.

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