Angular Secure Package – An Update

Howdy again, lone reader (okay.. there’s actually 2 of you…)!

I’ve recently continued to work with Angular 6 and have really enjoyed the updated experience!  As mentioned in the last post, I’d recently been presented with the challenge of finding a way to secure the implementation details of a library in a way that continued to support JIT and AOT builds.

As previously discussed, while some success was found with Angular 4 using Rollup, I could never get a single package capable of JIT and AOT – and instead had to rely on a process of generating 2 packages (one for our builds and one for 3rd party devs). And as previously discussed, I’ve found this process to be much more streamlined in Angular 6 due to the first class library generation support that Angular 6 brought to the table via ng-packagr.

About a week ago, at the request of a Google Engineer by the name of Alex Rickabaugh, I created a feature request for a documentation enhancement found here: https://github.com/angular/angular/issues/24580.

Today I figured I would create a minimal project to demonstrate the approach. Feel free to check it out and let me know what you think! https://github.com/mattezell/SecureAngularLibrary

Until next time!
-Matt

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