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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 JavaScript code with static types

The first thing that you'll notice when working with TypeScript are its static types, in addition to all of the JavaScript types, indicated on the following table:

Primitives Objects
String Function
Number Array
Null Prototypes

This means that you can declare the types of variables; it's pretty simple to assign a type to a variable. Let's look at some examples, using JavaScript types only:

function Myband () {
let band: string;
let active: boolean;
let numberOfAlbuns: number;

With TypeScript, we have a few more types, as we'll see in the following sections.

Creating a tuple

A tuple is like an organized typed array...