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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)

Using the new HttpClient to deal with XHR requests

The vast majority of web applications nowadays use XMLHttpRequest (XHR) requests, and applications made with Angular are no different. For that, we have the HTTPClient module that replaced the old HTTP module in previous versions.

In this session, we will understand how to use XHR requests inside our Angular services.

It is highly recommended that you use Angular services to handle requests of this type so that the code of the component is more organized and easy to maintain.

You can read more about XHR requests at https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/XMLHttpRequest.

Creating the auth service

Let's create the file that will store the necessary code for our...