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Getting MEAN with Mongo, Express, Angular, and Node by Simon Holmes

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Part 3. Adding a dynamic front end with Angular

AngularJS is one of the most exciting and fastest growing technologies of our time and is a key part of the MEAN stack. We’ve done a lot of work with Express so far, which is the server-side framework. Angular is the client-side framework, which enables us to build entire applications that run in the browser.

We’ll get to know Angular in chapter 8, see what all the fuss is about, and get into the particular syntax semantics and jargon associated with it. Angular can have a steep learning curve, but it doesn’t have to. As we get started with Angular in chapter 8, we’ll see how to use it to build a component for an existing web page, including calling our REST API to get data.

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