Front-End JavaScript Frameworks: Angular

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology built this course to take a deep look at a specific JavaScript framework. Coursera students will learn how to use Angular in front-end development and applications. With 44 hours of mixed-presentation instruction, this course provides a thorough look into Angular usage. By the end, students will have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of Angular and be able to deploy their skills in Angular front-end development.

Created by: Jogesh K. Muppala

Produced in 2017

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Course Description

This course concentrates mainly on Javascript based front-end frameworks, and in particular the Angular framework (Currently Ver. 4.x). This course will use Typescript for developing Angular application. Typescript features will be introduced in the context of Angular as part of the exercises. You will also get an introduction to the use of Angular Material and Angular Flex-Layout for responsive UI design. You will be introduced to various aspects of Angular including components, directives and services. You will learn about data binding, Angular router and its use for developing single-page applications. You will also learn about designing both template-driven forms and reactive forms. A quick introduction to Observables, reactive programming and RxJS in the context of Angular is included. You will then learn about Angular support for client-server communication and the use of REST API on the server side. You will use Restangular for communicating with a server supporting the REST API. A quick tour through Angular animation support and Angular testing rounds off the course. You must have either completed the previous course in the specialization on Bootstrap 4, or have a working knowledge of front end web-UI frameworks to be able to vigate this course. Also a good working knowledge of JavaScript, especially ES 5 is strongly recommended.At the end of this course you will:- Be familiar with client-side Javascript frameworks and the Angular framework- Be able to implement single page applications in Angular- Be able to use various Angular features including directives, components and services- Be able to implement a functiol front-end web application using Angular- Be able to use Angular Material and Angular Flex-Layout for designing responsive Angular applications- Be able to use Observables and RxJS in the context of Angular applications

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Jogesh K. Muppala

Jogesh is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the School of Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Duke University in 1991.



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By Max-Elie S on 19-Aug-18

First, this is a great course to get familiar with a modern JavaScript web development framework. However, a lot of the course material is out of date. This is mostly due to library versions changing at a fast rate, sometimes making instructions in the videos impossible to follow. Updated instructions are available in text format. The Test driven development section, for me, was the most frustrating. I did entice me to learn more about it, but I will have to do that elsewhere.

By Kajal D on 2-Jan-19

Although videos are outdated but you have maintained updated angular's document which helped a lot.Also reaching out to you for any doubt was easy

By Teo Y Z on 22-Jul-19

I really enjoy this course so much. Just that maybe because of some version problem, i am not able to complete unit testing section, but it is optional, still fine.

By Javier G H on 30-Jan-19

Great course!!!!

By kailas s on 30-Jan-19

it was good

By Bimal C K on 1-Feb-19

Very Nice!!!

By Shaoxiong A on 3-Feb-19

Most concepts are clearly explained and the assignments are helpful

By Kishore K B on 21-Jan-19

I learnt a lot of new things from this course

By Sujuma B on 2-Jan-19

i really like it .....

By julio c r r on 6-Jan-19

One of the best course ever!

By kartik j on 7-Jan-19

Really good...easy to understand and best to achive new goles over your carrier..

By Raj M on 8-Jan-19

Really good course to get started of with Angular . All the basic and important concepts of Angular are covered in the case and explained with example.