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Angular Projects - Second Edition

By : Aristeidis Bampakos
Book Image

Angular Projects - Second Edition

By: Aristeidis Bampakos

Overview of this book

Packed with practical advice and detailed recipes, this updated second edition of Angular Projects will teach you everything you need to know to build efficient and optimized web applications using Angular. Among the things you’ll learn in this book are the essential features of the framework, which you’ll master by creating ten different real-world web applications. Each application will demonstrate how to integrate Angular with a different library and tool. As you advance, you’ll familiarize yourself with implementing popular technologies, such as Angular Router, Scully, Electron, Angular service worker, Nx monorepo tools, NgRx, and more while building an issue tracking system. You’ll also work on a PWA weather application, a mobile photo geotagging application, a component UI library, and many other exciting projects. In the later chapters, you’ll get to grips with customizing Angular CLI commands using schematics. By the end of this book, you will have the skills you need to be able to build Angular apps using a variety of different technologies according to your or your client’s needs.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Installing Clarity to an Angular application

Let's start creating our issue tracking system by scaffolding a new Angular application:

ng new issue-tracker --defaults

We use the ng new command of the Angular CLI to create a new Angular application with the following characteristics:

  • issue-tracker: The name of the Angular application.
  • --defaults: This disables Angular routing for the application and sets the stylesheet format to be CSS.

We now need to install the Clarity library in our Angular application. The VMware team has created an Angular CLI schematic that we can use. Navigate to the issue-tracker folder that was created with the preceding command and run the following add command of the Angular CLI:

ng add @clr/angular

The previous command will perform the following modifications in our Angular CLI workspace:

  1. It will add all the necessary npm packages of the Clarity library to the dependencies section of the package.json file.
  2. ...