Angular: First Look

by John Papa

This course is a gentle introduction to the changes that Angular 2 brings, how they compare to Angular 1, and provides an understanding of the architecture and how the core concepts work together to build applications.

What you'll learn

Hello, and welcome to Angular: First Look, part of the AngularJS Learning Path here at Pluralsight. My name is John Papa, and I’m looking forward to helping you understand the changes that Angular 2 brings, how they compare to Angular 1, and provide an understanding of the architecture and how the core concepts work together to build applications.

Along the way, you’re going to be learning about things like:

  • how your Angular 1 skills translate and prepare you to build Angular 2 applications
  • code samples focusing on specific features including Angular 2 components
  • templates directives, data binding syntax, modules, dependency injection, and routing
  • as well as HTTP, pipes, and services
Before beginning this course, you’ll want to make sure you’re already familiar with JavaScript. So if you’re ready to get started, Angular: First Look is waiting for you. Thanks again for visiting me here at Pluralsight!

Table of contents

Course Overview
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Course FAQ

What is Angular 2?

Angular 2 is a more streamlined framework that allows programmers to focus on simply building JavaScript classes. Views and controllers are replaced with components, which can be described as a refined version of directives.

What will I learn in this Angular 2 course?

In this course, you will learn about Angular 2's components and templates, syntax including data binding, services using dependency injection, routing, HTTP and Data, observability with RxJS, and how Angular modules help organize code.

Are there prerequisites for this course?

Prerequisites for this course would be an understanding of JavaScript basics.

What is Angular used for?

Angular is most often used by beginner programmers who have less experience with JavaScript to create applications and web app frameworks.

What are some of the benefits of an Angular application?

Some of the benefits of Angular are: two-way data binding, directives, strong community, dependency rejection, reusability, and readability.

About the author

John Papa is a Principal Developer Advocate with Microsoft and an alumni of the Google Developer Expert, Microsoft Regional Director, and MVP programs.

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