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

By : Fernando Monteiro
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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)

Writing Angular templates with Bootstrap

At this moment in time, our application can already be visualized with the use of Bootstrap CSS, which is what we did in the last section. Recall that, in the previous chapters, we already added the HTML markup to some of our templates.

All of them already contain the Bootstrap classes, and we can already visualize what we have so far in a browser window. Let's check this out:

  1. Open your Terminal window inside the ./Client folder and type the following command:
 npm start
  1. Open your default browser and go to http://localhost:4200/.

You will see the following result:

Wow! Now, we have a web application. You will notice that we already have an application that works perfectly.

  1. Let's click on the bikes link and see what we have so far:

Feel free to browse the rest of the application and check the other pages.

However, all we...