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Using Angular for Modern Web App Client Architecture

Published: 14 May 2019

ID: G00375716

Analyst(s): Brad Dayley


Digital business requires innovative, flexible web apps using JavaScript to meet evolving user needs and digital business demands. Angular allows application technical professionals responsible for web app architecture and development to improve reusability and maintainability of modern web apps.

Table Of Contents


  • How Angular Fits Into a Modern Web Application Architecture
  • Angular in a Nutshell
  • Community Support and Future Orientation of Angular
  • Managing Angular’s Versioning Strategy
  • Understanding Angular Programming Model Principles
  • Using Angular to Build Modular Web Applications
  • Using the Angular CLI
  • 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
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses


The Details

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

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