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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)

Setting up a MySQL database

So far, we have come a long way and built a solid foundation for our RESTful application, though we must take a few more steps to finally be able to begin with development.

In this step, we will configure our MySQL database for our application and perform some alterations in our Docker MySQL container in order to make the data of our application persist in our database, even when we disconnect or stop our MySQL container.

Adding a storage folder

A local folder to store MySQL data is very important since our docker-compose.yml file does not contain any volume that's been configured to store the data created in our database yet.

Remember, we are using Docker, and our MySQL container is based...