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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 and the component method for developing modern web applications

Angular components are similar to web components; they are used to compose web pages, or even other components. There can be dozens of components in a web application.

Components define views and templates, and they belong to a module within an application; every application has, at the very least, a root module, named by the Angular CLI as AppModule.ts.

The app.module.ts file contains all of the bootstrap code and configurations for an Angular application, as you can see in the following block of code:

import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';

  declarations: [
  imports: [],
  providers: [],
  bootstrap: [AppComponent]
export class AppModule { }

The preceding code is the most basic configuration of an Angular application; we import the NgModule from the Angular...