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Angular Cookbook

By : Muhammad Ahsan Ayaz
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Angular Cookbook

By: Muhammad Ahsan Ayaz

Overview of this book

The Angular framework, powered by Google, is the framework of choice for many web development projects built across varying scales. It’s known to provide much-needed stability and a rich tooling ecosystem for building production-ready web and mobile apps. This recipe-based guide enables you to learn Angular concepts in depth using a step-by-step approach. You’ll explore a wide range of recipes across key tasks in web development that will help you build high-performance apps. The book starts by taking you through core Angular concepts such as Angular components, directives, and services to get you ready for building frontend web apps. You’ll develop web components with Angular and go on to cover advanced concepts such as dynamic components loading and state management with NgRx for achieving real-time performance. Later chapters will focus on recipes for effectively testing your Angular apps to make them fail-safe, before progressing to techniques for optimizing your app’s performance. Finally, you’ll create Progressive Web Apps (PWA) with Angular to provide an intuitive experience for users. By the end of this Angular book, you’ll be able to create full-fledged, professional-looking Angular apps and have the skills you need for frontend development, which are crucial for an enterprise Angular developer.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Using Dark Mode in your PWA

In the modern age of devices and applications, the preferences of end users have evolved a bit as well. With the increased usage of screens and devices, health is one of the major concerns. And we know that almost all screen devices now support dark mode. Considering this fact, if you're building a web app, you might want to provide dark mode support for it. And if it is a PWA that presents itself as a native app, the responsibility is much greater. In this recipe, you'll learn how to provide a dark mode for your Angular PWA.

Getting ready

The project for this recipe resides in chapter13/start_here/pwa-dark-mode:

  1. Open the project in Visual Studio Code.
  2. Open the terminal and run npm install to install the dependencies of the project.
  3. Once done, run ng build --configuration production.
  4. Now run http-server dist/pwa-dark-mode -p 6100 to serve it.
  5. Finally, install the PWA as shown in Figure 13.8
  6. Now make sure you...