CHAPTER 9

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Front-End Basics

In the previous chapters, we have discussed how you can create web servers, web services, and APIs. We have also shown how to persist your data in a database. Now we will explore the front end. In this chapter, we will delve into the concept of Single Page Applications (SPA) and create one using AngularJS. Our front end will communicate with a simple Express web service that will store our data in a MongoDB database.

As usual, before we embark on this journey, we will explain all the important concepts in this area and provide justifications for our technology choices so that you have a deep appreciation of the underlying ...

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