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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)

How to protect application routes with route guards

In this section, we will talk about another powerful feature of the Angular framework. We call it guards, or even better, route guards.

It is available in the Angular CLI, as we will see in the following lines of code, but first let's understand a bit more about guards.

Protecting routes is a very common task when building modern web applications, as we want to prevent our users from accessing areas that they're not allowed to access, in our case, the bike details. Remember that we define the access to bike details inside ./Server/app/Http/Controllers/API/BikeController.php:

        * Protect update and delete methods, only for authenticated
users. * * @return Unauthorized */ public function __construct() { $this->middleware('auth:api...