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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)

Progressive Web Applications with the Angular CLI

As we mentioned in Chapter 3 , Understanding the Core Concepts of Angular 6, Angular is one of the main frameworks for developing modern web applications based on JavaScript.

In Chapter 6, Creating a RESTful API Using Laravel Framework-2, we completed the backend API using Laravel resources, eloquent relationships, and token-based authentication. Now, we have everything we need to connect the frontend application to the backend; before we do that, let's look at what we will learn in this chapter.

In this chapter, we will see some changes that occurred in the angular-cli.json file, which now provides improved support for multiple applications.

We will also look at how to use ng add to create a Progressive Web Application (PWA), and how we can organize our project as modules.

In this chapter, we will cover the following:

  • Starting...