AngularJS JumpStart with Dan Wahlin

Building Web applications? Learn to build robust Single Page Applications (SPAs) with the popular AngularJS framework!
  • Lectures 80
  • Video 7 Hours
  • Skill level all level
  • Languages English
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Course Description

AngularJS continues to trend upward in the number of available jobs (which typically pay quite well) and the number of applications being built. So what is AngularJS and why is it so popular? And more importantly - why should take the time to learn it?

In a nutshell, AngularJS is a robust Single Page Application (SPA) framework that can be used to build dynamic, client-centric applications that can run in desktop browsers as well as on phones and tablets. You can use AngularJS to build multi-screen applications that perform much like a desktop application but can be viewed and interacted with using a normal browser.

In this course by development expert Dan Wahlin you'll learn essential concepts that you need to know to get started building AngularJS applications such as controllers, scope, views, routes, factories, services and more. The course provides step-by-step walk-throughs and coding demos that you're encouraged to code along with to enhance the learning process. By the end of the course you'll understand how all of the AngularJS pieces fit together and be able to apply this knowledge to building your own custom Web applications.

The AngularJS JumpStart course is broken down into 6 modules with each module providing source code so that you can follow along with Dan.

  1. AngularJS - The Big Picture
  2. Views, Directives and Filters
  3. Controllers, Scope and Modules
  4. Routing
  5. Services and Factories
  6. Animation

By the end of the course you'll have walked through of all of the key components in AngularJS and built a working Single Page Application. If you're looking to "jumpstart" your AngularJS knowledge look no further than this course. It's a great technology to know and add to your resume!

What are the requirements?

  • Any text editor can be used to follow along and build AngularJS code.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 80 lectures and 6.5 hours of content!
  • Benefits of Single Page Applications
  • Why Use AngularJS?
  • Key Components Provided by AngularJS
  • Teach HTML New Tricks with Directives
  • Build Controllers and Bind Data to Views
  • Use $scope for Data Binding
  • Understand the Role of Modules
  • Understand how to use Factories and Services
  • Learn how to "Jazz" up your SPAs with Animations

What is the target audience?

  • Web developers with existing experience working with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Curriculum

Section 1: AngularJS - The Big Picture
01:25

AngularJS is a robust Single Page Application (SPA) framework that can be used to build dynamic, client-centric applications. In this course you'll learn key concepts that you need to know to get started building AngularJS applications such as controllers, scope, views, routes, factories, services and more. The course provides step-by-step walk-throughs and coding demos that you're encouraged to code along with to enhance the learning process. By the end of the course you'll understand how all of the AngularJS pieces fit together and be able to apply this knowledge to building your own custom SPAs.

Course Outline and Application Overview
Preview
03:49
Meet the Instructor
Preview
00:49
Pre-Requisites
Preview
00:34
Where do I get the Module Materials and Code?
Preview
Text
Module Materials and Code
31 pages
01:18

What's a Single Page Application (SPA) and what features does AngularJS provide to help you build SPAs? This module will explore SPA concepts and key AngularJS features, provide a Hello World sample to get you started using it quickly, and explore key components of the framework and how they work together. You'll also learn how to navigate the AngularJS documentation to find additional details about the framework.

SPA Overview
Preview
04:35
Jumping into AngularJS
Preview
02:59
AngularJS Hello World
Preview
07:02
Key Players in AngularJS
Preview
07:11
AngularJS Documentation
Preview
02:53
Summary
Preview
00:44
Module 1 Quiz
10 questions
Section 2: Views, Directives and Filters
Module Materials and Code
24 pages
01:46

In this module you'll learn the difference between control-oriented and data-oriented programming and see how AngularJS data-binding functionality will save you time and allow you to focus on your application's data. You'll also learn about the role of views and directives and see several directives in action. Finally, you'll learn about filters and how they can be used to filter, format, and sort data in AngularJS SPA applications.

Data Binding Overview
Preview
05:25
Directives and Expressions
06:23
Directives and Expressions in Action
07:52
Additional Directives
05:53
Iterating Over Data
01:41
ng-repeat in Action
05:21
Sorting and Formatting Data
05:11
Formatting Data with Filters
05:25
Sorting and Filtering Data with Filters
03:56
Dynamic Sorting with the orderBy Filter
03:17
Summary
00:40
Module 2 Quiz
10 questions
Section 3: Controllers, Scope and Modules
Module Materials and Code
26 pages
02:46

Controllers play a critical role in the AngularJS framework. In this module you'll learn the role that controllers play, how they can be created, and how scope fits into the picture for binding data to views using a data-oriented approach. You'll also learn how to create an AngularJS module and how to add controllers into it.

AngularJS Architecture Patterns
Preview
03:36
The Role of Controllers
04:42
Creating a Controller
06:33
The ng-controller Directive
03:05
Hooking a View to a Controller
01:15
Using "Controller As" Syntax
02:18
The Role of Modules
03:21
Creating a Module
02:21
Adding a Controller to a Module
07:04
Options for Adding a Controller into a Module
05:24
Parameter Injection Techniques
03:16
Summary
01:00
Module 3 Quiz
10 questions
Section 4: Routing
Module Materials and Code
19 pages
02:16

Once you understand how to create controllers and views you need to know how to integrate routing into your Single Page Application. In this module you'll learn how to do that using the $routeProvider and see how to define routes, create route parameters, and access route parameter values. You'll also learn about the role that the ng-view directive plays in AngularJS.

Routing Overview
Preview
03:18
Referencing the ngRoute Module
01:07
Adding the ngRoute Script into an Application
01:48
Configuring Routes
04:50
Using $routeProvider to Configure Routes
03:56
Using the ng-view Directive
01:16
Adding ng-view to a Page
01:33
Adding Another Route, View, and Controller
09:23
Summary
01:21
Module 4 Quiz
10 questions
Section 5: Factories and Services
Module Materials and Code
27 pages
02:05

Factories and services can be used to encapsulate re-useable code so it can be shared across application components such as controllers and even other factories or services. In this module you'll learn about the role of factories and services, see how they can be created and added into a module, and learn the difference between the two. You'll also learn about built-in AngularJS services such as $http and see how it can be used to make Ajax calls to a back-end Node.js RESTful service.

Factory and Service Overview
Preview
03:25
Creating a Factory
06:12
Refactoring Code into a Factory
03:51
Injecting a Factory into a Controller
05:20
Creating a Service
03:01
Refactoring Code into a Service
01:42
Defining Application Values
02:27
Defining Values and Constants
03:49
Making Ajax Calls from a Factory/Service
03:58
Creating a RESTful Service
03:30
Using the $http Service
02:29
Wiring Promises to Success and Error Callbacks
03:41
Using the $log Service
03:12
Summary
00:58
Module 5 Quiz
10 questions
Section 6: UI and Animation
Module Materials and Code
19 pages
01:57

Learn how to enhance the user interface with Bootstrap CSS classes and AngularJS animations to add a professional look and feel. Different options for defining animations will be discussed including CSS transitions and animations with a focus on transitions in the code.

Enhancing the UI with Bootstrap
Preview
02:54
Adding Bootstrap Classes
06:17
Animation Overview
03:45
Animation Examples and Resources
03:58
The ngAnimate Module
01:09
Adding the ngAnimate Script and Module
01:41
Defining Animations in CSS
05:19
Creating a Stylesheet with CSS Transitions
04:33
Referencing Animation Classes
01:51
Hooking Directives to Animations
02:37
Summary
01:35
Module 6 Quiz
5 questions

Instructor Biography

Dan Wahlin , Architect and Software Engineer at Wahlin Consulting

Dan Wahlin founded Wahlin Consulting and The Wahlin Group which provides consulting and training services on Web technologies such as JavaScript, AngularJS and other SPA frameworks, jQuery, HTML5, Node.js, C#, ASP.NET MVC, Web API, and SharePoint. Dan speaks at conferences and user groups around the world and has written several books on Web technologies. Dan blogs frequently about a variety of topics at weblogs.asp.net/dwahlin, runs the Web Weekly newsletter, and writes columns for various technical magazines. Follow Dan on Twitter @DanWahlin.

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    • Madhu Benidi

    Solid Angular course

    The course has been more than just a jump start into Angular. Thank you Dan Wahlin for creating a course that is very easy to follow.

    • Frank D

    Fantastic Course

    Everything I was looking for. Dan prepared a excellent course! Clear precise delivery was provided in each lecture.

    • Ian Etchells

    AngularJS JumpStart: Recommended

    This is a well considered, well structured and well delivered course. It covers all the basics needed for getting to grips with AngularJS. Production quality is excellent and Dan is an engaging presenter who clearly has a real depth of knowledge that he is able to pass on clearly. I am about to start his follow-on Custom Directives now. Thanks Dan.

    • Mdbdba

    Nicely Done!

    The course was well thought out and fun to go through.

    • Brayton Stafford

    Clear precise instructions

    The entire course was laid out in easy to understand and comprehend lectures with relevant quizzes to test knowledge learned at the end of each section.

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