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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)

Setting up CORS on a Laravel backend

Before proceeding with the necessary changes in our backend, let's talk about a very important and also very common subject in today's modern web applications, known as CORS.

When we use XMLHttpRequest or the Fetch API to get data from a given server, this call is usually performed from another application, and from somewhere else.

For security reasons, browsers restrict cross-origin HTTP requests.

A simple example to understand how CORS works is this: imagine that a frontend application running in a particular domain, for example,, sends a request to another application in another domain called

CORS is a mechanism that uses additional HTTP headers to tell a browser to let a web application run at one origin,, and have permissions to access selected...