Instant AngularJS Starter
By Dan Menard
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: February 2013
Pages: 66

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AngularJS is a Javascript framework designed by engineers at Google to help people like you and me build powerful, dynamic web applications with ease. It's fast, efficient, and highly customizable - perfect for any project.

"Instant AngularJS Starter" is designed to get you ramped up on AngularJS as quickly and efficiently as possible. By the end of this book, you'll possess all the knowledge you need to make full-featured, real-life applications with AngularJS. The code samples are reusable, and specifically intended to give you a head start on your next project.

This book will transform your curiosity about AngularJS into a set of production-ready AngularJS skills, through a broad overview of the framework and deep dives into its key features.

You'll start with basic AngularJS syntax, and then jump head-first into a life-sized example of how to build scalable AngularJS applications. With a foundational understanding of AngularJS in place, you'll learn about its advanced features in depth, one by one, until you've mastered them all.

Before you know it, "Instant AngularJS Starter" will have you ramped up on AngularJS and back to building cutting-edge applications for the web, faster and more effectively than ever.


Get to grips with a new technology, understand what it is and what it can do for you, and then get to work with the most important features and tasks. This book is written in an easy-to-read style, with a strong emphasis on real-world, practical examples. Step-by-step explanations are provided for performing important tasks.

Who this book is for

This book is for web developers familiar with Javascript.

It doesn't cover the history of AngularJS, and it's not a pitch to convince you that AngularJS is the best framework on the entire web. It's a guide to help you learn everything you need to know about AngularJS in as few pages and with as many examples as possible.

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  • Concise
  • Describes Some Filters
  • Easy to understand
  • Helpful examples
  • The Examples Are Correct
  • Well-written


  • Server Data Not Discussed

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Comments about oreilly Instant AngularJS Starter:

This book is short - and that's a good thing - more likely to be read to the end.
It did get me started with Angular.js

The substantial parts are:

'Quick Start': a 12 page walk-through of a significant application that does work, showing multiple views in a single page application, using view mapping. It is therefore a more comprehensive example than the tutorial at The data model demonstrates localStorage as well as hardcoded JSON, but I was disappointed that server side data via angular was not discussed.

'Top 5 features you need to know about': 27 pages discussing some of the auto-magic of angular.js including templates, angular directives, and 2-way data binding.

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