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Mastering JavaScript Single Page Application Development by John Moore, Philip Klauzinski

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Starting with AngularJS

We've got most of the pieces of our application stack in place now. We have a runtime environment, Node.js. We've installed and set up a web application framework, Express. We just set up our database, MongoDB.

The one piece that's missing is pretty crucial in any SPA—no matter what the backend stack looks like, there's a frontend framework to make the SPA magic happen.

There are numerous frontend libraries and frameworks used for SPAs, but one of the most popular, and the A in MEAN, is AngularJS, otherwise known as Angular.

Angular is an open source frontend framework, particularly well-suited to building SPA. It's extremely popular and currently maintained by Google.

Note

In this book, we will use AngularJS version 1.4.8, ...

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