Why move away from Backbone and into React and Angular2?

Dear Backbone, it's not you...it's us. We still love you. by Cloudoki team The environment Here at Cloudoki we take pride in trying to work with as many technologies and frameworks possible. So much that we even have that guy, that usually gets all the tricky projects (shout out to Delio, the Hero). All fun and games, really. Despite having a curious and naturally dynamic team, we still rely on some good "old" reliable pieces of code and frameworks to get some things going, like Backbone. Let me just stop here and say something. It's not that Backbone is »

Angular 2 First Steps

All the examples in this blog post are using TypeScript, since Angular 2 recommends to use it. We will try to keep this post as up to date as possible. In order to get started please follow the quickstart example provided in the official angular docs, as it's up to date with all the things you need. Building a Top-Level Component Every Angular app has at least one root component, conventionally named AppComponent, that hosts the client user experience. Components are the basic building blocks of Angular applications. A component controls a portion of the screen — a view — through its »