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Play by Play: Angular 2 Quick Start with John Papa and Ward Bell

by John Papa and Ward Bell

Angular experts John Papa and Ward Bell show you key features and techniques to get you started with Angular 2 in two hours.

What you'll learn

Curious about getting started in Angular 2? This Play by Play will get you up and running in under two hours. In this course, Angular experts John Papa and Ward Bell build an Angular 2 app from scratch. You’ll learn about the various options for spinning up an Angular 2 app, including the Angular 2 QuickStart on Github. Once installed, you’ll see John and Ward add test coverage (and learn why Ward insists on end-to-end testing), work through building components, data binding, dependency injection, and handling HTTP requests. Along the way, you’ll learn best practices from two Angular masters, and valuable tips that will help you write better code and take advantage of powerful Angular features. By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid launching point for building Angular 2 applications of your own. The code used in the demonstrations is available at Also be sure to check out the "Code with Us: Angular Quick Start" course, where you can build an app alongside John and Ward.

About the authors

John Papa is a Principal Developer Advocate with Microsoft and an alumni of the Google Developer Expert, Microsoft Regional Director, and MVP programs. He's passionate about Web and mobile technologies, and often enjoys speaking around the world at keynotes and sessions for conferences, including NgConf, Build, Ignite, VSLive, and AngleBrackets. John is a co-host of the popular Adventures in Angular podcast, author of the Angular Style Guide, several books, and many popular Pluralsight courses. ... more

Ward Bell is Vice President of Technology at IdeaBlade, where he is responsible for the product direction of the DevForce .NET application framework, a product targeting smart client development. That product extends the ADO.NET Entity Framework with n-tier, client caching, and Silverlight support. Ward misspent much of the last 30 years programming line-of-business applications for numerous companies including several of the Fortune 100..

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