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Web Application Development with MEAN by Robert Onodi, Adrian Mejia, Amos Q. Haviv

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Understanding the project structure

Applications built with the angular-fullstack generator have many files and directories. Some code goes into the client, some executes in the backend, and another portion is just needed for development, such as the tests suites. It's important to understand the layout to keep the code organized.

Yeoman generators are time savers. They are created and maintained by the community following the current best practices. It creates many directories and a lot of boilerplate code to get you started. It might be a bit overwhelming at first to see the number of (possibly) unknown files there. Do not panic, we are going to cover them here and in the next few chapters.

Review the directory structure that was created. There ...

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