Building a MEAN (MongoDB, ExpressJs, Angular and Node.js) api app using TypeScript and host it with Heroku

Building a MEAN (MongoDB, ExpressJs, Angular and Node.js) api app using TypeScript and host it with Heroku

This post will be an introduction to how you get up and running quickly with building a node.js API which runs through Express on node.js and communicates with a deployed MongoDB database, using TypeScript. Simply put: a MEAN stack application with typings. Oh, except Angular. Since I'm not building a UI yet, this post only has MEN out of the MEAN. MEAN is an opinionated fullstack javascript framework - which simplifies and accelerates web application development - mean.io There's plenty of ways to get up and running quickly with the MEAN stack. There's plentyful of yeoman generators…

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Creating an ASP.NET 5 site with Visual Studio Code - Part 3: Adding npm packages and automating tasks with Gulp (adding Office UI Fabric)

Creating an ASP.NET 5 site with Visual Studio Code - Part 3: Adding npm packages and automating tasks with Gulp (adding Office UI Fabric)

ASP.NET 5 introductory article series navigation: Part 1: Ensure installation of pre-requisites Part 2: Create your Visual Studio Code project using Yeoman Part 3: Adding npm packages and automatic tasks with Gulp – adding Office UI Fabric Part 4-n: Coming soon… Introduction Wow, that was a very long title for a blog post. With that said, this post will cover a range of fun things, including this: Using Node Package Manager (npm) to install the Office UI Fabric package Using Gulp to automatically copy the distribution files we need into the wwwroot folder Figuring out how Visual Studio Code can…

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Creating an ASP.NET 5 site with Visual Studio Code - Part 1: Ensure pre-requisites

Creating an ASP.NET 5 site with Visual Studio Code - Part 1: Ensure pre-requisites

ASP.NET 5 introductory article series navigation: Part 1: Ensure installation of pre-requisites Part 2: Create your Visual Studio Code project using Yeoman Part 3: Adding npm packages and automatic tasks with Gulp – adding Office UI Fabric Part 4-n: Coming soon… Introduction This is an article series about building asp.net 5 web applications using Visual Studio Code. In this article series I will simply focus on preparing your developer machine with the tools and utilities required for creating asp.net 5 applications. I am focusing on Visual Studio Code rather than full blown Visual Studio because I want to…

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