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This site is supposed to be a showcase for my thoughts about software engineering, less a personal homepage. If you want to know more about me, invite me to a beer.

 

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Angular supports the setup of unit testing via it’s build-in TestBed. This class can be used to configure the environment the unit test runs in, including the available modules:

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I wrote about Angular and Bootstrap before. Here, I documented how to add Bootstrap manually to Angular. Here, I wrote about ng-bootstrap and that it's the best fit for using Bootstrap with Angular. Recently, my team and I had to decide if to use a third option: ngx-bootstrap. This article is about the decision what option to use:

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Learning how an Angular app can be secured with JWT, I found two wonderful blog posts that showed how to implement a basic setup. If forked both of the corresponding repositories and upgraded the server side to Spring Boot 2. So if you need a working but small example on how to use JWT with Angular, here you go:

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Because of long holidays, there hasn't been a lessons-learned for June. This is what I learned in July 2018:

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From March to June 2018, I have been giving th-e lecture “Software Engineering” at the university of Ostfalia. Doing so, I temporarily replaced Prof. Dr. Bernd Müller, who was busy doing research. It’s common practice to search a fellow scientist or a volunteer from the industry to allow students to visit the course. In this article, I reflect on some aspects of this activity and what I learned from it.

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Since recently, my employer msg DAVID is using the Clifton StrengthsFinder 2.0 to improve the personal development of each employee and also promote better cooperation in teams. In this article, I publish my personal test results and comment on them. This post serves as a retrospective for myself and as a reference for my colleagues so that they can learn how and why I do things the way I do.

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