AngularJS JumpStart with Dan Wahlin
- 5.5 hours on-demand video
- 6 articles
- 24 downloadable resources
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- Certificate of Completion
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- Learn the benefits of Single Page Applications
- Learn and be able to explain the key components in Angular
- Stay up-to-date on Angular with Google Developer Expert (GDE) Dan Wahlin
- Teach HTML New Tricks with Directives
- Build Controllers and Bind Data to Views
- Use $scope for Data Binding
- Understand the importance of two-way data binding
- Understand the Role of Modules
- Learn what routing is and why it's so important in Angular apps
- Understand how to use Factories and Services
- Learn how to "Jazz" up your SPAs with Animations
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Any text editor can be used to follow along and build AngularJS code.
** Updated with new articles and bonus videos about getting started building custom Angular directives! **
Please note that this course covers version 1.x of AngularJS.
There are many AngularJS courses on the Web now. Which one should you take? If you're looking to quickly grasp the core concepts of AngularJS 1.x with hands-on examples and want to learn from a developer/instructor with over 17 years of experience who has also been awarded the Angular Google Developer Expert (GDE) award from Google then this is the course for you! Dan also created the popular AngularJS in 60-ish Minutes video on YouTube (over 1.6 million views) so if you enjoyed that then you'll love this course!
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 Google Developer Expert (GDE) 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 additional bonus modules included) with each module providing source code so that you can follow along if you'd like.
- AngularJS - The Big Picture
- Views, Directives and Filters
- Controllers, Scope and Modules
- Services and Factories
- Bonus: Getting Started Building Custom Directives
- Bonus: Shared Scope, Isolate Scope, the link() Function
- Bonus: Articles on Building Custom AngularJS Directives
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!