Gain proficiency in AngularJS with Packt's informative new book and eBook!

June 2014 | Java, Open Source

Packt Publishing is proud to announce the release of their new book on Angular JS, Mastering Angular JS Directives, written by Josh Kurz. This book is a step-by-step, hands-on approach to AngularJS and helps its readers discover how to create structured, maintainable, and testable directives. The book is 210 pages long and is priced at $41.99 while the eBook is $20.79.

About the author:

Josh Kurz is a client-side technician who constantly pushes the realms of frontend technologies by mixing new-age theories and proven Computer Science concepts. He has successfully shown that AngularJS can be used to create some of the fastest, most usable data visualization applications while working at Turner. He also has a true passion for open source code and believes it is one of the reasons for his success. Currently, outside of work, he is practicing to become a black belt in Jiu Jitsu.

AngularJS is an open source web application framework that assists with creating single page applications that require HTML, CSS, and JavaScript on the client side.

Mastering AngularJS Directives is the perfect source to learn the art of how to write derivatives. It starts by teaching basic techniques and then moves on to advanced techniques by using a series of examples that showcase when and why certain derivatives should be created. The book then explains how AngularJS can be used by incorporating new functions and enhancing their functionality. The reader will learn how to optimize applications using custom derivatives, how to use the core animation service, and how to incorporate third-party libraries with Angular Zen, focusing on advanced DOM manupulation among other things.

The following are the chapters in the book:

Chapter 1: The Tools of the Trade

Chapter 2: Building a Stopwatch Directive

Chapter 3: Harnessing External JavaScript Libraries with Directives

Chapter 4: Compiling the Advantages

Chapter 5: Communication between Directives

Chapter 6: Working with Live Data

Chapter 7: Optimization and Code Quality

Chapter 8: Directives and Animations

Chapter 9: Conclusion


Mastering AngularJS Directives
Mastering AngularJS Directives is intended for developers who have experience with AngularJS and have a need for creating or customizing directives in any type of AngularJS application. This is a niche topic that focuses on very specific fundamental concepts of directive writing. This book is targeted at developers who have tried their hand at AngularJS, but would like to master it by learning how to make their own directives.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/mastering-angularjs-directives/book

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