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Learning Angular for .NET Developers

By : Rajesh Gunasundaram
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Learning Angular for .NET Developers

By: Rajesh Gunasundaram

Overview of this book

Are you are looking for a better, more efficient, and more powerful way of building front-end web applications? Well, look no further, you have come to the right place! This book comprehensively integrates Angular version 4 into your tool belt, then runs you through all the new options you now have on hand for your web apps without bogging you down. The frameworks, tools, and libraries mentioned here will make your work productive and minimize the friction usually associated with building server-side web applications. Starting off with building blocks of Angular version 4, we gradually move into integrating TypeScript and ES6. You will get confident in building single page applications and using Angular for prototyping components. You will then move on to building web services and full-stack web application using ASP.NET WebAPI. Finally, you will learn the development process focused on rapid delivery and testability for all application layers.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
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Customer Feedback
Preface

Adding Angular components and templates


We will be writing Angular components for our application using TypeScript. The TypeScript files should be compiled to JavaScript, targeting ECMAScript 5.

Configuring TypeScript compiler options

We need to inform Visual Studio about the compiler options required to compile TypeScript for our application to consume when it is running. With the help of a TypeScript configuration file, we can configure the compiler options and other details using the following steps:

  1. Let's add TypeScript Configuration File by right-clicking on the project and navigating to Add|New Item in the menu, leaving the filename to default, as shown in this screenshot:

Adding the TypeScript configuration file

A file named tsconfig.json will be added to the project root directory.

  1. Replace the content of the TypeScript configuration file with the following configuration:
      {   
            "compilerOptions": 
            {   
            "diagnostics": true,   
            "emitDecoratorMetadata...