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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)

Previewing photos with CesiumJS

The next feature of our application will be to display all the photos that we have taken with the camera on a 3D map. The CesiumJS library provides a viewer with a 3D globe that we can use to visualize various things, such as images in specific locations. This new feature of our application will consist of the following:

  • Configuring CesiumJS
  • Displaying photos on viewer

We will begin by learning how to set up the CesiumJS library.

Configuring CesiumJS

The CesiumJS library is an npm package that we can install to start working with 3D maps and visualizations:

  1. Run the following npm command to install CesiumJS:
    npm install cesium
  2. Open the angular.json configuration file and add the following entry in the assets array of the build architect option:
    "assets": [
      {
        "glob": "**/*",
        "input": "src/assets",
      ...