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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)

Preparing the application and understanding what we are building

Let's start this session using the application that we started to develop in the previous chapter. However, we will make some adjustments before continuing. First, we are going to add our code to the version control. In this way, we will not lose the progress we made in the previous chapter.

  1. Inside the chapter-04 folder, create a new file called .gitignore and add the following code:

  • See for more information about ignoring files
  • If you find yourself ignoring temporary files generated by your text editor or operating system, you probably want to add a global ignore instead git config --global core.excludesfile '~/.gitignore_global'
  • Ignore the storage folder's due size

The previous code just added the storage-db folder to...