Getting Started with Angular 4
Why you should learn Angular
- Building more complex SPAs.
- Usage is growing
- NodeJS and npm Basic knowledge in CLI.
- Little bit time
1) Get NodeJS and npm
Go to the following Web page to download NodeJS and npm, pick suitable one based on your machine configuration. Install it after you've downloaded file.
2) Create Your Application
Launch CLI, for Windows press the hot keys windows + R on the address bar type CMD and enter.
npm install -g @angular/cli
It may take around 5-10 minutes to complete the entire process.After this, all of your command can be done using the
ng prefix. Create a new directory for your first application. You can create your app name anything with -app suffix, which is must otherwise it will throw the error like this "Project name '*****' is not a supported name."
ng new test-app
It will take some time to creating the first project, behind the scenes it installing Npm packages. After the successful completion it shows the messages something like that "Project 'test-app' successfully created". That is ready to go for application.
3) Launch your first application.
Your project path will be C:\Users\Your Pc Name\test-app if you didn't configured anything additionally. Your app is in CLI note it. Change the directory to your application by
ng serve --open
it automatically started on the following port http://localhost:4200 Woah, Finally you've created your first application with Angular. All good.