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MEAN Web Development - Second Edition

By : Amos Q. Haviv
Book Image

MEAN Web Development - Second Edition

By: Amos Q. Haviv

Overview of this book

The MEAN stack is a collection of the most popular modern tools for web development that helps you build fast, robust, and maintainable web applications. Starting with the MEAN core frameworks, this pragmatic 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. You will learn the best practices of maintaining clear and simple code and will see how to avoid common pitfalls. 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 Second Edition
About the Author
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Angular 2 Architecture

The goal of Angular 2 is simple: bring HTML and JavaScript together in a manageable and scalable way in order to build a client application. To do that, Angular 2 uses a component-based approach with supporting entities, such as services and directives being injected into the components at runtime. This approach may seem a bit odd at first, but it allows us to keep a clear separation of concerns and generally maintain a clearer project structure. In order to understand the basics of Angular 2, take a look at the following figure:

The preceding figure presents a simplistic architecture for an Angular 2 application consisting of two components. The center entities are the components. Each component performs data binding and event handling with its template in order to present the user with an interactive UI. Services are created for any other task, such as loading data, performing calculations, and so on. The services are then consumed by the components that delegate...