Angular2 Router Basics

In the learning curve of Angular2 router features, I ran into a bug that left my head scratching. Trying to render a routerLink would not create the necessary href url. As in: <a  routerLink=”app/people-search” routerLinkActive=”active”><i class=”fa fa-search fa-fw” aria-hidden=”true”></i>People Search</a> would render to: <a _ngcontent-rxo-12=”” routerlink=”app/people-search” routerlinkactive=”active”><i _ngcontent-rxo-12=”” aria-hidden=”true” class=”fa fa-search fa-fw”></i>People Search</a> As youContinue reading “Angular2 Router Basics”

Understanding the developer ecosystem in West Africa Part II

Disclaimer: This is an opinion based on my experience, observations and interactions in the developer ecosystem in West Africa, more specifically Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire. In my previous post I talked in general terms about some of the issues affecting the developer ecosystem in West Africa with a promise to dwell more into the details in a subsequentContinue reading “Understanding the developer ecosystem in West Africa Part II”

Understanding the developer ecosystem in West Africa Part I

Disclaimer: I don’t pretend to give scientific result based on accurate polling or any kind of scientific method (outside of observation). This is just a summary of my observations so treat it as what it is meant to, an opinion based on my interactions and experience. Furthermore as my experience extends to Senegal and Cote d’IvoireContinue reading “Understanding the developer ecosystem in West Africa Part I”

Ionic: There was a network error when running on Genymotion

Running Ionic with Genymotion, you might run into network issues when trying to run your application in your Genymotion device VM. The one I got was : when trying to launch my app on the device. It wasn’t a firewall issue, i was successfuly able to ping my host machine from Chrome within the device. RanContinue reading “Ionic: There was a network error when running on Genymotion”