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Getting Started with Angular - Second Edition by Minko Gechev

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Chapter 2. The Building Blocks of an Angular Application

In the previous chapter, we looked at the drivers for the design decisions behind the new Angular. We described the main reasons that led to the development of a brand new framework; Angular takes advantage of the newest Web standards while keeping the past lessons in mind. Although we are familiar with the main drivers, we still haven't described the core Angular concepts. The last major release of the framework took a different path from AngularJS and introduced a lot of changes in the fundamental building blocks used for the development of single-page applications.

The mission of this chapter is to describe the framework's core and make a brief introduction to its main concepts. In the ...

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