Wrapping Up

In this quick start section you created your first Angular Application!

You should now have at least a top level view of what an Angular application is, how it functions and how to go about architecting it.

We covered:

Environment

How to use plnkr.co to write Angular apps in a browser</dd>

Components

Which let us extend the HTML language to create new tags and forms the basis of an Angular application.

Bootstrapping

How to actually make Angular load and take control of a HTML page.

Binding

String interpolation with {{ }} and both input property binding as well as output event binding.

NgFor

How to render multiple elements using the the built-in NgFor directive.

Data Modelling

We touched on data modelling, by creating our own Joke class which encapsulated all our data and logic relate to a joke.

Template Local Variables

Capturing user input from users by adding # variables to input controls.

Architecture

We started to see how we go about building Angular apps by wiring together inputs and outputs in order to glue Components together.

We’ll be going into much more detail into each of these topics, and others, in future chapters.

However since Angular is based on TypeScript it makes sense to get a good understanding of those features before we dive into the rest of this course so that’s the topic of the next section.


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