Initialize MongoDB from a Declarative Configuration

Overview

While writing a Node.js application that uses MongoDB, I realized that I was maintaining a custom script for initializing my baseline database schema and content. I thought to myself, “Wouldn’t it be nice to simply edit a configuration, rather than continually updating a script that is doing the same things over and over, by copying, pasting, and tweaking the additional code?” From there, I searched NPM, and found Continue reading “Initialize MongoDB from a Declarative Configuration”

Validating Confirmation Fields in Angular Reactive Forms with Angular Material

Overview

When creating form-validation in Angular Reactive Forms with Angular Material, one challenging task is validating confirmation fields.  By confirmation fields, I mean, when you need to confirm an email address, password, and/or other input, by making the user type it in twice.  In this case, you need to show a validation error Continue reading “Validating Confirmation Fields in Angular Reactive Forms with Angular Material”