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Switching to Angular 2 by Minko Gechev

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Chapter 2. The Building Blocks of an Angular 2 Application

In the previous chapter, we looked at the drivers for the design decisions behind Angular 2. We described the main reasons that led to the development of a brand new framework; Angular 2 takes advantage of 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 2 concepts. The last major release of the framework took a different path from AngularJS 1.x and introduced a lot of changes in the fundamental building blocks used for the development of single-page applications.

In this chapter, we'll look at the framework's core and make a brief introduction to the main components of Angular 2. Another important ...

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