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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)

Building the Baseline Backend Application

Now, we will start building the baseline of our application. In this chapter, we are going to create a Laravel application using the RESTful architecture. As we saw in the previous chapter, Laravel will provide us with the necessary infrastructure to build a solid and scalable application.

We will take a closer look at some points that we mentioned briefly in Chapter 1, Understanding the Core Concepts of Laravel 5, such as using Docker containers to configure our environment, and also how to keep our database always populated, even by using the MySQL Docker container.

As we mentioned before, it is entirely possible to use a different configuration for your development environment, and we mentioned some ways in Chapter 1, Understanding the Core Concepts of Laravel 5. However, we strongly recommend that you use Docker.

In this chapter, we...