Building Single Page Web Apps with AngularJS [Video]

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Learn
  • Understand how SPA’s work with the advantages and limitations of frameworks such as AngularJS
  • Integrate AngularJS applications with any server-side technology of your choice using meaningful APIs
  • Skillfully write and debug AngularJS apps by mastering the directives, filters, and services available in the framework
  • Implement the best practices of Angular’s MVC architecture into your SPA
  • Delve into the advanced features of the framework, such as routing, server communication, and module injection/management very quickly
  • Effectively use npm and Bower to deal with dependencies, and manage the common tasks of your SPA 
  • Discover how to write custom components, including custom directives, filters, and all types of services
  • Practice proper test-driven development using the testing tools available within the framework
About

Building web applications that can manage huge chunks of data consistently is becoming increasingly difficult and this affects the efficiency of your app. Single Page Applications (SPA) solve this issue as its design principles make life easy for data-intensive applications by updating the constant stream of data in the same page, making the application more intuitive for the user.

Doing this with pure JavaScript is hard. To help with the implementation of single-page applications, Google developed a framework called AngularJS that allows you to build well-structured, easily testable, and maintainable frontend Single Page Applications.

This course will take you from the very basics of developing rich client-side Single Page Applications (SPA) through a series of practical examples of incremental complexity, including a full review of AngularJS’ built-in features and testability features.

At the beginning of the course, you will be introduced to the advantages and limitations of AngularJS and its compatibility with SPAs. As we move on, we'll dive head-first into the application coding, starting from your first application and going all the way from building a to-do list app to a fully featured movie database, understanding every key aspect of the framework in the process. Later on, we'll focus on reviewing AngularJS' built-in components (directives, filters, and services) including every detail of how to write your own custom components of every kind. And finally, we'll wrap up with automated testing clearly guiding you on how to write and execute automated tests on AngularJS and introducing best practices on both unit and end-to-end testing.

Building Single Page Web Apps with AngularJS will take you from zero to hero, covering all important aspects of the framework and preparing you to hit the ground running on any single page application.

Style and Approach

This video course cuts down on verbose explanations and jumps straight into action with a learn-while-you-do-it development approach to creating single page web apps.

Features
  • Learn how to build single page applications from scratch, with a practical approach to development using AngularJS
  • Go from "Hello World" to intricate web applications with incrementally complex exercises 
  • Learn all about the important features and components available in the framework, including how to write your own custom components
Course Length 143 minutes
ISBN 9781783988624
Date Of Publication 3 Dec 2014

Authors

Raoni Boaventura

Raoni Boaventura is a frontend engineer who has been working with JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks from the very beginning of his career, about 8 years ago. He has a strong academic background, a Computer Science degree, and has worked for several companies and clients around the world, completing a large number of front¬end and full-stack projects. Raoni started working with AngularJS about two years ago, and immediately fell in love with it. Since that time, he not only has been involved with multiple Angular projects with multi-national clients, but has also been an active peer in the AngularJS community, having published key articles and tutorials about the framework.