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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)

Simple deployment

Now that we have everything ready, let's look at how to build our application.

First, we will look at the application after the changes have been made:

  1. Open VS Code, click on view in the top menu bar, and click Integrated Terminal.
  2. Type the following command in your Terminal:
npm start
  1. Open your default browser and go to
  2. Congratulations; you should see the following screenshot:

Note that we are running the command for development, using ng serve behind the npm start command.
Now, let's use the command to build the application, and check the results:

  1. Go back to VS Code and type Ctrl + C to stop the server.
  2. Type the following command:
npm run build

The preceding command will prepare the application for production; the Angular CLI will do all of the hard work for us. Now, we have a folder at the root of chapter03...