New to AngularJS – Here are few basics to learn this framework!

Are you new to AngularJS? Planning to learn AngularJS? or Not yet decided whether to learn this AngularJS framework or not?

Then you are in the right place to get introduced and understand the basics of AngularJS and I am sure within just an hour or two you will get familiar with this Google’s AngularJS Framework!

AngularJS Framework from Google
AngularJS Framework from Google

What is AngularJS?

AngularJS is a JavaScript Framework by Google to enhance basic HTML vocabulary for your web application. And is a MVW Framework, means Model View Whatever framework and also a MVC – Model View Controller and MVVW – Model View ViewModel.

The following are the advantages of AngularJS

  1. Enhance HTML
  2. Good for SAP – Single Page Applications
  3. Works well with other libraries
  4. Easy to understand
  5. Basic JavaScript knowledge is fine to start with
  6. Eliminates complex DOM manipulation
  7. Client-side form validations are easy by defining validation rules, no JS required for this
  8. You can widegetise the controls with-in same page and can include multiple apps in single page
  9. Dependency injection is a core in AngularJS
  10. Two way data-binding is easy and fast
  11. Can maintain HTML Templates
  12. Easy to build typical CRUD applications (Create, Read, Update and Delete)
  13. Access to server via XHR/JSON is easy
  14. Animations of DOM elements are easy
  15. Good HTML Compiler
  16. Easy Front-end data manipulations
  17. Easily testable

Before I decided to go ahead and learn this AngularJS framework I had to approach lot of JavaScript professionals who already worked with different frameworks available in market. Everyone advised me to go with AngularJS as they say this is the future – you can see my Google Plus conversation with framework or web application developers at “Any good JS Frameworks to recommend for my new project?

Thanks to Bill King who advised me a nice introductory video tutorial on AngularJS at “Video Tutorial by Dan Wahlin – AngularJS Fundamentals in 60-ish Minutes

AngularJS Fundamentals In 60-ish Minutes

This video tutorial helped me to understand the basics of AngularJS and made me to be familiar with this framework in just an hour – after this video I started working on my project directly. If you are new to AngularJS and not just started yet and planning to learn it – then this is the best video to consider.

Here is a good, basic and detailed examples from Stéphane Bégaudeau

In my next article I will try to share one of cool application idea which I had in my mind 🙂

I wish you all good luck with this AngularJS framework and let us know your thoughts whether this introductory article was useful for you or not.