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To perform HTTP calls in Angular, you’ll use its built-in HTTP client: $http. If you haven’t noticed yet, official Angular components start with $. You should not prefix components you create with a $.

$http is a pretty standard HTTP client with some of the usual suspects: $http.get(), $http.post(), and so on. It is promise based.

What Are Promises?

Promises are a way of writing asynchronous code in JavaScript as an alternative to the traditional callback method that Node uses.