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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

Introducing .NET Core 1.0

In this section, we will cover the basics of .NET Core 1.0 as a platform and the components involved in it.

The .NET Core 1.0 platform was reinvented for various reasons. The web stack of ASP.NET was pretty old and was started back in .NET Framework 1.0. ASP.NET was overweighed with a lot of old and unused code. Even the code it not used as it becomes unavoidable from loading them. The biggest one is System.Web, which is a linkage between the old ASP.NET and today's ASP.NET. MVC and Web API are trying to isolate themselves from System.Web.

Self-hosting of ASP.NET, MVC, and Web API is one of the objectives so that they can be hosted independently of the server platform. However, it was tied to the Windows platform on IIS. This becomes an issue when an application needs to be retested for any new bugs that were introduced due to the newer version of .NET when updated to servers as these depend on machine-level versions of .NET, and it is not possible to isolate the...