Book Image

Hands-On Full Stack Web Development with Angular 6 and Laravel 5

By : Fernando Monteiro
Book Image

Hands-On Full Stack Web Development with Angular 6 and Laravel 5

By: Fernando Monteiro

Overview of this book

Angular, considered as one of the most popular and powerful frontend frameworks, has undergone a major overhaul to embrace emerging web technologies so that developers can build cutting-edge web applications. This book gives you practical knowledge of building modern full-stack web apps from scratch using Angular with a Laravel Restful back end. The book begins with a thorough introduction to Laravel and Angular and its core concepts like custom errors messages, components, routers, and Angular-cli, with each concept being explained first, and then put into practice in the case-study project. With the basics covered, you will learn how sophisticated UI features can be added using NgBootstrao and a component-based architecture. You will learn to extend and customize variables from Bootstrap CSS framework. You will learn how to create secure web application with Angular and Laravel using token based authentication. Finally, you will learn all about progressive web applications and build and deploy a complete fullstack application using Docker and Docker-compose. By the end of this book, you'll gain a solid understanding of Angular 6 and how it interacts with a Laravel 5.x backend
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Frontend Views with Bootstrap 4 and NgBootstrap

In this chapter, we will look at how to include a Bootstrap framework inside a running Angular application using the new add feature from the Angular CLI.

The Bootstrap framework is one of the most important UI frameworks, and, with Angular directives/components, we can have all the power of Bootstrap inside our Angular application.

We will also look at how to connect our Angular services with components and how to using the backend API to put it all together. Finally, we will learn how to configure Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on our backend API and how to use it with our Angular client-side application.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Installing the Bootstrap CSS framework
  • Writing Angular templates with Bootstrap
  • How to set up CORS on the Laravel backend
  • Connecting Angular services with application...