Building Modern Web Applications Using Angular

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Packt Publishing Ltd, May 29, 2017 - Computers - 226 pages

Design and develop next generation web applications using Angular 2 and Angular 4

About This Book
  • Learn about the core building blocks of Angular
  • Build and architect high performance web applications
  • Implement the latest JavaScript concepts in ECMAScript 2015, ECMAScript 2016, and TypeScript
  • Leverage the latest Angular features to get the most out of your web applications
Who This Book Is For

This book is targeted at JavaScript developers who are interested in learning how to build rich and powerful web applications with the latest version of Angular. Working knowledge of Angular 1 will be beneficial.

What You Will Learn
  • Develop a frontend web application using component-based architecture
  • Use ES5, ES2015, and TypeScript to build Angular 4 UI applications
  • Develop simple to complex user interfaces in Angular 4
  • Develop and handle forms in Angular 4 UI applications
  • Test UIs built in Angular 4
  • Use material design components and animations in Angular 4
In Detail

In the last few years, Angular has established itself as the number one choice of JavaScript Developers. What makes Angular special is performance and productivity. With Angular, developers can work on consistent coding patterns and build web applications that are powerful and scalable.

This book will you get you up and running with Angular and teach how to build modern web applications. It starts with basics of Angular 2 and then brushes you up with the new features of Angular 4. You will learn the core concepts involved in building web applications with Angular such as Data Binding, Routing, Dependency Injection, and much more. The book teaches how to build components and use them to build web apps of your choice. It will help you to handle different kinds of forms and learn the concept of reactive programming. Finally the book teaches how to build visually appealing and responsive UIs.

Style and approach

It follows a practical approach to explain almost every feature of Angular 2 and Angular 4 and their concepts through real-world examples. In each chapter, a different example is used so that you can build a foundation and understand the concepts by applying them in different scenarios.

 

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Contents

Preface
1
Getting Started
6
Basics of Components
31
Components Services and Dependency Injection
54
Working with Observables
72
Handling Forms
91
Building a Book Store Application
126
Testing
154
Angular Material
173
Index
200
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Shravan Kumar Kasagoni is a developer, gadget freak, technology evangelist, mentor, blogger, and speaker living in Hyderabad. He has been passionate about computers and technology right from childhood. He holds a bachelors degree in computer science and engineering, and he is a Microsoft Certified Professional. His expertise includes modern web technologies (HTML5, JavaScript, and Node.js) and frameworks (Angular, React.js, Knockout.js, and so on). He has also worked on many Microsoft technologies, such as ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET WEB API, WCF, C#, SSRS, and the Microsoft cloud platform Azure. He is a core member of Microsoft User Group Hyderabad, where he helps thousands of developers on modern web technologies and Microsoft technologies. He also actively contributes to open source community. He is a regular speaker at local user groups and conferences. Shravan has been awarded Microsoft's prestigious Most Valuable Professional award for past 6 years in a row for his expertise and community contributions in modern web technologies using ASP.NET and open source technologies. He is currently working with Novartis India, where he is responsible for the design and development of high-performance modern enterprise web applications and RESTful APIs. Previously, he was associated with Thomson Reuters and Pramati Technologies.

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