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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)

Chapter 4: Building a PWA Weather Application Using Angular Service Worker

We can access a web application using different types of devices, such as a desktop, mobile, tablet, and various network types, such as broadband, Wi-Fi, and cellular. A web application should work seamlessly and provide the same user experience independently of the device and the network of the user.

Progressive Web Apps (PWA) is a collection of web techniques for building web applications with previous considerations in mind. One popular technique is the service worker, which improves the loading time of a web application. In this chapter, we will use the service worker implementation of the Angular framework to build a PWA that displays the weather of a city using the OpenWeather API.

We will cover the following topics in detail:

  • Setting up the OpenWeather API
  • Displaying weather data
  • Enabling offline mode with the service worker
  • Staying up to date with in-app notifications
  • Deploying...