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Using Angular to Build JavaScript Web Applications

Published: 05 May 2017

ID: G00320816

Analyst(s): Brad Dayley


JavaScript is a key part of innovative, flexible web apps that meet evolving user expectations and digital business demands. The Angular framework provides technical professionals with a tool to improve the reusability and maintainability of modern web apps.

Table Of Contents


  • How Angular Fits Into a Modern Web Application Architecture
  • Angular in a Nutshell
    • Productivity Features of Angular
    • Community Support and Future Orientation of Angular
  • Understanding Angular Programming Model Principles
  • Using Angular to Build Modular Web Applications
    • Using Angular Components to Create UI Modules
    • Nesting Angular Components to Build Complex UI Modules
    • Using Angular Components to Build Single-Page Web Applications
    • Using the Angular Router to Manage Multiviews Navigation
    • Modularizing Application Logic Using Angular Service Modules
  • Testing Angular Web Applications
  • Using Third-Party Modules to Extend Angular
  • Migrating to Angular From AngularJS 1.x
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses


The Details

  • Using TypeScript With Angular
  • Using Angular Declarative Templates to Extend HTML
  • Using Angular Dependency Injection

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