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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)

Angular 6 – smaller, faster, and easier

The following features are not exclusively for version 6, but were included from version 5; we are just mentioning them here because they are powerful features for building modern web applications:

  • Webpack: You can now generate smaller modules by using the scope hosting technique.
  • You can reduce bundle sizes for common use cases by using the RxJS 6 library for JavaScript.
  • The Angular CLI, allowing for commands such as ng update, can be used to update all dependencies.
  • You will have the option to start your application using Angular material design.
  • The ng add command supports creating progressive web applications or turning an existing one into a Progressive Web Application (PWA).
  • You will have the opportunity to use Bazel to build your application's libraries and to share libraries with other teams.
  • Angular makes it possible...