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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
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback

What's new in Angular

The Angular team has dropped Angular 3 and proceeded with Angular 4 as they have decided to follow semantic versioning. This helps standardize the version for major, minor, and patch releases. The semantic version will have three segments in the version numbering. Any breaking change in syntax or concept will be considered as major and the first segment version number will be incremented. Any new features added will be considered as minor and the second segment version number will be incremented, and for any bug fixes, the third segment version number will be incremented, considering them as patch:

Fig 01: Semantic versioning

Ahead-of-Time compilation

Angular introduces a major change that generates JavaScript code when building your application. This enables you to know whether there are any errors in templates when building rather than being notified at runtime. Also, it enables the application to run faster as the code generation has already been completed during the...