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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)

Setting up the OpenWeather API

The OpenWeather API has been created by the OpenWeather team and contains current and historical weather information from over 200,000 cities worldwide. It also supports forecast weather data for more detailed information. In this project, we will focus on the current weather data.

We need to get an API key first to start using the OpenWeather API:

  1. Navigate to the OpenWeather API website:

    You will see a list of all available APIs from the OpenWeather team.

  2. Find the section entitled Current Weather Data and click on the Subscribe button.

    You will be redirected to the page with the available pricing schemes of the service. Each scheme supports a different combination of API calls per minute and month. For this project, we are going to use the Free tier.

  3. Click on the Get API key button.

    You will be redirected to the sign-up page of the service.

  4. Fill in all the required details and click on the Create Account...