How do I test Signals (signal, computed, effect)?

Signals as lightweight "reactive primitive" will shape the future of Angular applications.

Especially with Signal Inputs, Signals find more and more usage in everyday tasks. It is time to consider integrating Signals into our codebases.

And that requires us to be able to write tests as well.

NgRx Best Practices Series: 4. Facade Pattern

This article covers the Facade pattern in NgRx. The reader must have a basic understanding of NgRx or a similar state management library.

The Facade pattern mainly decouples NgRx from the rest of our application. We can also see it as an API. The Facade masks the dispatching of actions as method calls and the selectors as properties of type Observable.

Next to the decoupling, the facade pattern offers even further advantages.

Why you don’t need Web Components in Angular

Why you do not need web components

Web Components do not deliver on their promises. I wrote this essay for developers who are evaluating web components or are wondering what went wrong with the web components they already use. I will explain the reasons web components fail and pinpoint the few application types where web components make sense to use.