Appendix 1Setting Up Angular

In this appendix, you’ll learn how to set up a basic project structure with webpack, TypeScript, and Angular, a front-end framework by Google.[112] At the end, you’ll have a basis on which you can build a UI for your Node.js-powered applications.

If you’re reading this appendix, you’re probably already familiar with using Angular for front-end development. If not and you’d like to know more, I strongly recommend that you step through the Tour of Heroes tutorial on Angular’s website.[113] It contains a step-by-step guide that’ll introduce you to the relevant development concepts that are not covered here.

Setting up even a bare-bones Angular application takes a perhaps-surprising amount of boilerplate. Angular recommends ...

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