Setting up an application with Angular CLI

In tandem with the Angular 2 framework, the Angular team also supports a build tool that can create, build, and run an Angular 2 application right out of the box. What's more, it includes a generator that can create style-guide-compliant files and directories for various application pieces from the command line.

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The code, links, and a live example of this are available at http://ngcookbook.herokuapp.com/4068/.

Getting ready

Angular's CLI is an npm module. You'll need to have Node.js installed on your system—v7.0.0 or later works as a suitable recent release that's compatible with the Angular CLI.

Tip

There is another option you have: manage your Node environments with nvm, the Node version manager. This ...

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