I am an Author: My book “Building Modern Web Applications Using Angular” is now available!

I have some exciting news to share – my first book, Building Modern Web Applications Using Angular, is now available.

This book teaches how to design and develop next generation web applications using Angular 2 and Angular 4 This book is targeted at JavaScript developers who are interested in learning how to build rich and powerful web applications with the latest version of Angular.

In the last few years, Angular has established itself as the number one choice of JavaScript Developers. What makes Angular special is performance and productivity. With Angular, developers can work on consistent coding patterns and build web applications that are powerful and scalable. This book will you get you up and running with Angular and teach how to build modern web applications. It starts with basics of Angular 2 and then brushes you up with the new features of Angular 4. You will learn the core concepts involved in building web applications with Angular such as Data Binding, Routing, Dependency Injection, and much more. The book teaches how to build components and use them to build web apps of your choice. It will help you to handle different kinds of forms and learn the concept of reactive programming. Finally, the book teaches how to build visually appealing and responsive UIs.

What You Will Learn in this book:

  • Develop a frontend web application using component-based architecture
  • Use ES5, ES2015, and TypeScript to build Angular 4 UI applications
  • Develop simple to complex user interfaces in Angular 4
  • Develop and handle forms in Angular 4 UI applications
  • Test UIs built in Angular 4
  • Use material design components and animations in Angular 4

The book is available on Amazon, Kindle, Amazon India, Oreilly, and Packt website.

Thanks to the Packt Publishing for the opportunity to write for them, Sincere thanks to the complete editorial team. Many thanks to my family, friends colleagues who supported me throughout this journey.

Happy Coding!
Shravan Kumar Kasagoni

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Now is a great time to update your apps to take advantage of the new tile experience, but also will enable you to be ready as your customers arrive on 7.8.

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