How to do it...

Let's follow the steps below to learn how to read and write from our Angular application's configuration file using Angular-CLI:

  1. To get the name of an Angular-CLI application, we would use:
ng get project.name
  1. You can see how the project.name value maps to the content of our .angular-cli.json file:
{    ...    "project": {     "name": "my-angular4-project"    },    ... }
  1. We can also write to this configuration file using the set command:
ng set project.name=my-awesome-angular-project
Note that any configuration changes here will not be picked up by live reload, and will require an entire restart of your Angular-CLI web server to be picked up by your application.

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