2 Building your first Angular app

This chapter covers

  • Angular components and how they form a basis for your app
  • Defining a number of types of components, using decorators
  • Learning how services can be used to share data across your app
  • Setting up routing to display different pages

You’re going to build an entire Angular app in this chapter, starting from scratch, while learning about the primary concepts of Angular. You’ll see some TypeScript features in action, as well as new and upcoming features of JavaScript.

This project will remain focused and simple, yet still be representative of many of the features you’ll use in a typical app. The app you’ll create is a stock tracking app, with data coming from Yahoo! Finance. It will be able ...

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