If want to get started with AngularJS, either as a side project, an additional tool, or for your main work, this practical guide teaches you how to use this meta-framework step-by-step, from the basics to advanced concepts. By the end of the book, you'll understand how to develop a large, maintainable, and performant application with AngularJS. Guided by two engineers who worked on AngularJS at Google, you'll learn the components needed to build data-driven applications, using declarative programming and the Model - view - controller pattern. You'll also learn how to conduct unit tests on each part of your application.
Learn how to use controllers for moving data to and from views Understand when to use AngularJS services instead of controllers Communicate with the server to store, fetch, and update data asynchronously Know when to use AngularJS filters for converting data and values to different formats Implement single-page applications, using ngRoute to select views and navigation Dive into basic and advanced directives for creating reusable components Write an end-to-end test on a live version of your entire application Use best practices, guidelines, and tools throughout the development cycle
Shyam Seshadri is the owner / CEO of Fundoo Solutions (http://www.befundoo.com), where he splits his time between working on innovative and exciting new products for the Indian markets, and consulting about and running workshops on AngularJS. Prior to Fundoo Solutions, Shyam completed his MBA from the prestigious Indian School of Business in Hyderabad. Shyam's first job out of college was with Google, where he worked on multiple projects, including Google Feedback (AngularJS's first customer!), and various internal tools and projects. Shyam currently operates from his office in Navi Mumbai, India. Brad Green works at Google as an engineering manager. In addition to the AngularJS project, Brad also directs Accessibility, and Support Engineering. Prior to Google, Brad worked on the early mobile web at AvantGo, founded and sold startups, and spent a few hard years toiling as a caterer. Brad's first job out of school was as lackey to Steve Jobs at NeXT Computer writing demo software and designing his slide presentations. Brad lives in Mountain View, CA with his wife and two children.