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Mastering Web Application Development with AngularJS by Pawel Kozlowski, Peter Bacon Darwin

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Optimizing the landing page

Optimizing performance of the initial landing page of any web application is crucial. After all this is the first page that users are going see and get the first impression of our application.

With single-page web applications, it is a bit tricky to get the first page load and display "right". There is usually a substantial amount of the network communication involved, and many scripts need to be downloaded before the JavaScript-powered, rendering engine can start its job. This section covers certain AngularJS-specific techniques that can be used to improve the user's perception of the initial page load and display.

Avoid displaying templates in their unprocessed form

An AngularJS-powered web page needs to download both ...

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