Angular2 - Starts Jan. 15
This course is a quick start to single-page web applications using angular 2 and typescript. By the end of the class you’ll be able to author a new application from scratch.
- Week 1: Introduction to Angular Development
- Introduction to single page web applications
- Introduction to component based applications and MVC
- Introduction to data-binding and interpolation
- Plunkr Angular 1 exercise
- Introduction to TypeScript
- OOP discussion (classes, interfaces, decorators, static type)
- Plunkr Angular 2 exercise
- Introduction to GIT, Node, class tools, etc. Get setup for a class project from scratch.
- Week 2: Components, Modules and Routing
- Components, modules and NgModules (conceptual introduction)
- Bootstrapping Angular 2 from scratch
- Angular 2 routing… the URL vs traditional web applications
- Practice: Design components that are routed components, including a navigation component; the rest may be placeholders to demonstrate routing to them
- Route parameters: snapshots and observables, let’s explore
- App routing modules and routed components
- Introduction to Angular services; mock up a login service in class
- Week 3: Services
- Learn more about templates, data binding, interpolation and basic Angular 2 directives
- Design a login component which uses our login service
- Route guarding services (practice: design CanActivate guard and protect a route with it)
- Introduction to forms in Angular
- Practice: design a routed room reservation component using Angular forms, protect it from un-logged in users
- Practice: design a room service
- Practice: use room service in navigation component / room form component
- Week 4: Building a Bigger App
- Introduction to feature modules
- Refactor: create a “rooms” feature module which will include a number of components for reserving rooms, listing room reservations, etc. This will include the component from week three, warranting a refactor.
- Practice: Guard these assets against users who aren’t logged in
- Practice: Design “login needed” UI when user attempts to access a guarded route and is denied
- Introduction to lazy loading modules
- Brief talk and exercise: Angular2 animations
- Route guarding services (practice: design CanDeactivate guard)
- Practice: Implement CanDeactivate guard on room reservation form
- Firebase! Let’s talk about Firebase a little.
- Class chore: Install AngularFire2, confirm it’s working with a shared class Firebase project
- Talk about http, REST, websockets
- Refactor: Login service should use Firebase and AngularFireAuthModule; allow users to login with their GitHub accounts, Facebook, etc.
- Week 6: Finishing the App
- Refactor: Room service should use Firebase to store rooms, reservations, etc.
- Firebase! Let’s talk about DB security rules.
- Practice: Only allow users to delete THEIR OWN reservations.
- Class review, pizza, feats of strength and airing of grievances
Bring your Laptop
Software: Aside from a text editor, such as Windows Notepad or Mac OS TextEdit, there are no required software applications to complete this course.
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