Angular Architecture and Best Practices

Learn how to build a solid Angular application architecture that is easy to refactor and maintain. Topics covered include code/component/module organization, component communication, RxJS, state management, best practices, and more.
Course info
Rating
(138)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 15, 2019
Duration
5h 22m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction
Planning the Application Architecture
Organizing Features and Modules
Structuring Components
Component Communication
State Management
Additional Considerations
Course Summary
Description
Course info
Rating
(138)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 15, 2019
Duration
5h 22m
Description

There's a lot of questions out there about the core concepts of Angular, including: are you following established best practices? How easy will it be to maintain and refactor the application in the future? If you're starting a new application from scratch, what application architecture should be used? In this course, Angular Architecture and Best Practices, you'll learn architectural concepts, best practices, and how to solve some of the more challenging tasks that come up. First, you'll discover component communication techniques. Next, you'll learn state management and code organization. Finally, you'll explore general best practices, performance considerations, and more. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of Angular application architecture needed to think through the process of building a solid application architecture that is easy to refactor and maintain.

About the author
About the author

Dan Wahlin founded Wahlin Consulting, which provides consulting and training services on JavaScript, Angular, Node.js, C#, ASP.NET MVC, Web API, and Docker. He is a Google GDE, Microsoft MVP and Regional Director, and speaks at conferences and user groups around the world.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
(Music) Welcome to the Angular Architecture and Best Practices course. My name's Dan Wahlin, and I'm a software developer, architect, and trainer specializing in web technologies. Over the years, I've had the opportunity to work with many companies around the world on front end and back-end architecture, and I'm really excited to share some of the information I've learned with you. Application architecture is a big topic, and one that can be very subjective, so the overall goal of this course is to provide you with solid, proven guides that can be used as you plan and build your applications. The course starts out by discussing key architecture considerations to take into account when doing initial planning of your application. Over the years, I've created a simple architecture planning template that I use with companies, and I'll show you how you can get started using it. From there, you'll learn how to structure features and modules in a self-contained manner that allows team members to develop and deploy features independently. Sharing functionality across an application or across multiple applications is also key as you plan any architecture, and you'll learn about the role that custom Angular libraries can play there. As the course progresses, you'll learn about the container presentation pattern and how it can be used to structure components, component communication techniques, and the importance of RxJS subjects, and learn about the need for state management and the different options that exist. Finally, additional considerations such as pipes versus functions and different RxJS operators that can be used with HTTP calls will also be covered. So, let's get started and jump right in.