Key FeaturesWritten by two Angular core contributorsA complete overview of the key aspects of AngularUp to date with the latest Angular releaseBook DescriptionThis book aims to be a short, but complete overview of the key aspects of Angular, written by two Angular core contributors: it covers the framework’s mental model, its API, and the design principles behind it. It is fully up to date with the latest release of Angular.Essential Angular is not a get-started guide. The goal of this book is different, it aims to give you a strong foundation in the core Angular technology. It will help you put all the concepts into the right places so you will have a good understanding of why the framework is the way it is. Read this book after you have toyed around with the framework, but before you embark on writing your first serious Angular application. This book covers concepts such as the differences between Just-In-Time and Ahead-Of-Time compilation in Angular, alongside NgModules, components and directives. It also goes into detail on Dependency Injection and Change Detection: essential skill for Angular developers to master. It finishes with a look at Testing, and how to integrate different testing methodologies in your Angular code.What you will learnUnderstand why and how to use JIT and AOT compilation in AngularBootstrap and inject NgModulesLearn about the component lifecycleUnderstand the two phases of Change DetectionVisualize and parse the Injector treeUnderstand advanced Lazy LoadingIntegrate and run different testing strategies on your codeAbout the AuthorVictor Savkin has been on the Angular team since the inception of Angular 2. Victor developed dependency injection, change detection, forms, and the router.Victor worked for many years as a software architect helping build large Angular 1 applications. He gives talks and writes articles on front-end architectures for InfoQ, DZone, Hackerbits, and his blog. He is a co-founder of @nrwl_io - a company providing enterprise Angular support.Jeff Cross was one of the earliest core team members on Angular 1. He developed the Angular 2 http and AngularFire2 modules, contributed to RxJS 5, and was most recently the Tech Lead of the Angular Mobile team at Google.Jeff has held leadership positions in consulting companies for over a decade, focusing on supporting and implementing open source projects.
Author: Victor Savkin