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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)

Essential background theory and context

The Angular CDK contains a collection of common interactions and behaviors that we can apply to Angular components. It is at the heart of the Angular Material library, but can be used with any CSS framework in an Angular application. The Angular CDK is available from the @angular/cdk npm package.

The Angular CLI supports creating Angular libraries out of the box. The functionality of an Angular library can be used only in Angular applications, and it is decoupled from specific business logic. If we want to use an Angular library in a non-Angular application, we need to convert it into Angular elements.

Custom elements are a web standard that allows the creation of HTML elements, independent of any JavaScript framework. It works by declaring a custom HTML tag and associating it with a JavaScript class. The browser can identify the HTML tag and execute the JavaScript code that is defined inside the class.

Angular elements are Angular components...