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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)

Creating an Angular app with routes using the CLI

If you ask me about how we used to create projects for web applications 7-8 years ago, you'll be astonished to learn how difficult it was. Luckily, the tools and standards have evolved in the software development industry and when it comes to Angular, starting a project is super easy. You can even configure different things out of the box. In this recipe, you'll create a fresh Angular project using the Angular CLI and will also enable the routing configuration as you create the project.

Getting ready

The project that we are going to work on does not have a starter file. So, you can open the chapter07/start_here folder from the cloned repository directly into the Visual Studio Code app.

How to do it…

We'll be creating the app using the Angular CLI first. It'll have routing enabled out of the box. Similarly, going forward, we'll create some feature modules with components as well, but they&apos...