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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)

Dealing with request validation and error messages

The Laravel framework offers us many ways to show error messages, and, by default, Laravel's base controller class uses a ValidatesRequests trait that provides methods to validate the incoming HTTP request, including many default rules such as required, email format, date format, string, and much more.

You can read more about the possible validation rules at

It is pretty simple to use request validation, as we can see in the following code block:

$validatedData = $request->validate([
'field name' => 'validation rule, can be more than one',
'field name' => 'validation rule',
'field name' => 'validation rule',

For example, let's see how we can validate the incoming request...