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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)

Installing the tools – Git, the Angular CLI, and VS Code plugins

From this chapter to the end of the book, we will adopt the VS Code text editor – it is free, lightweight, and very powerful for creating web applications.

Also, it is very important to use a version control system for the source code; this will help us to track all of the changes in our code base.

Next, we will introduce Git source control.

Installing Git

As a simple and quick introduction to Git, we can describe it as follows.

Git is a file version control system. By using it, we can develop projects to which many people can simultaneously contribute, editing and creating new files, allowing them to exist without the risk of their changes being...