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Beginning Server-Side Application Development with Angular

By : Bram Borggreve
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Beginning Server-Side Application Development with Angular

By: Bram Borggreve

Overview of this book

Equip yourself with the skills required to create modern, progressive web applications that load quickly and efficiently. This fast-paced guide to server-side Angular leads you through an example application that uses Angular Universal to render application pages on the server, rather than the client. You'll learn how to serve your users views that load instantly, while reaping all the SEO benefits of improved page indexing. With differences of just 200 milliseconds in performance having a measurable impact on your users, it's more important than ever to get server-side right.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Creating the Presentational Components

In this section, we will use ng generate component to create the PostListComponent and PostItemComponent inside the PostsModule. We will then add a UI to these components and use these components in our container components.

The PostListComponent is responsible for taking in an array of posts using its Input, and it loops over each of these posts and invokes the PostItemComponent.

The PostItemComponent accepts a single post as its Input and displays that post.

Creating the PostListComponent

We will be using the ng generate command to create our PostListComponent. This is the component that will loop over our posts and will be called from our PostsComponent:

  1. Open the src/app/posts/container/posts/posts.component.ts file.

  2. Update the template to the following:

    <app-post-list [posts]="posts"></app-post-list>
  3. Open your terminal and navigate to the project directory.

  4. Run the following command from inside the project directory:

    ng g c posts/components/post...