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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)

Additional notes about Laravel with Docker

In this section, we will use the same infrastructure we created in Chapter 1, Understanding the Core Concepts of Laravel 5. Using the PHPDocker.io generator, we will customize it in order to understand a little more about what is happening inside the Docker container.

So, let's go into a more detailed explanation, and there's nothing better than getting our hands dirty.

Creating the Docker Compose foundation

First, we are going to create the foundation (Dockerfile, docker-compose) files for the application, different from the way we did in the first chapter. Instead, we will create the files manually, but based on the files we used in Chapter 1, Understanding the Core Concepts...