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Issue 38
Date:   September 8, 2016
Telerik Developer Digest
Welcome to the latest collection of the best articles from the Telerik Developer Network and around the web, curated by a group of Telerik developers just like you.
From the Telerik Developer Network
19 Tips to Make Learning Angular 2 Easier
Tips and advice on what to understand when getting started with Angular 2 application development.
Cody Lindley
Using Chatbots to Improve User Engagement (Part 1 of 2)
Dharmendra Prasad explains some of the ways that Progress Labs is working to innovate around the idea of chat bots and how they can deliver business benefit.
Telerik Developer Network
Engineering the Future of .NET
Sam Basu covers all the questions that you might ask the experts at Microsoft about the current state and future plans for the .NET platform.
Telerik Developer Network
Scanning Barcodes with NativeScript and Angular 2
How to build a NativeScript app that scans barcodes and stores/retrieves product information from a NoSQL database.
Nic Raboy
Should You Use Angular 2 in Your NativeScript App?
TJ VanToll chats with several NativeScript experts about advice for developers choosing “vanilla” NativeScript or choosing the Angular 2 route.
TJ VanToll
Stay Sharp with Razor TagHelpers
Ed Charbeneau discusses what TagHelpers are in ASP.NET Core, why they were created and shows examples of when they can be useful over HTMLHelpers.
Telerik Developer Network
How to Write NativeScript Plugins & Why They’re Easier Than Cordova
A comparison of the process for writing NativeScript plugins using JavaScript or TypeScript with the equivalent Cordova process using native code.
TJ VanToll
ngMigrate: From ng-controller to Component Classes
A guide to moving from Angular 1.x style controllers to Angular 2 component classes.
Lukas Ruebbelke
Developing an Open Source Aid Project - Eat Sleep Code Podcast
Jeffrey Miller and Dennis Dunn discuss an open source humanitarian software project that tracks immunizations in remote areas.
Telerik Developer Network
Around the Web
3 New Programming Languages: What Their Creators Say
The developers of several emerging programming languages share why they felt the urge to create new tools.
Paul Krill
Hosting .NET Core on Linux with Docker - A Noob's Guide
Nick describes his experience upgrading a basic RESTful API from .NET Core RC1 to .NET Core 1.0, using Docker to host it on Linux.
Nick Soper
Announcing NativeScript 2.2
The release includes new UI for NativeScript components, iOS10 Beta3 support and Webpack as the hot-reload mechanism.
Introducing the NativeScript OAuth Plugin
Alex shows how to get started with the nativescript-oauth plugin.
Alexander Ziskind
NativeScript Live Debugging
The latest update means that you can get both debugging and LiveSync at the same time. Alex shows how in this video.
Alexander Ziskind
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