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MEAN Web Development

By : Amos Q. Haviv
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MEAN Web Development

By: Amos Q. Haviv

Overview of this book

The MEAN stack is a collection of the most popular modern tools for web development; it comprises MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js. Starting with MEAN core frameworks, this project-based guide will explain the key concepts of each framework, how to set them up properly, and how to use popular modules to connect it all together. By following the real-world examples shown in this tutorial, you will scaffold your MEAN application architecture, add an authentication layer, and develop an MVC structure to support your project development. Finally, you will walk through the different tools and frameworks that will help expedite your daily development cycles. Watch how your application development grows by learning from the only guide that is solely orientated towards building a full, end-to-end, real-time application using the MEAN stack!
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
MEAN Web Development
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Key concepts of AngularJS

With its two-way data binding, AngularJS makes it very easy to get started with your first application. However, when progressing into real-world application development, things can get more complicated. So, before we can continue with our MEAN application development, it would be best to clarify a few key concepts of AngularJS.

The core module of AngularJS

The core module of AngularJS is loaded with everything you need to bootstrap your application. It contains several objects and entities that enable the basic operation of an AngularJS application.

The angular global object

The angular global object contains a set of methods that you'll use to create and launch your application. It's also worth noticing that the angular object wraps a leaner subset of jQuery called jqLite, which enables Angular to perform basic DOM manipulation. Another key feature of the angular object is its static methods, which you'll use to create, manipulate, and edit the basic entities of...