A Designer's Guide

to AngularJS

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Kevin Lamping, Invision

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Disclaimer

Not for Angular Developers

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Disclaimer

Not for Angular Developers

For Web Designers on Angular Projects

What is Angular?

Views

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The HTML in your app

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Views recap

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  • Templates via ng-view, ng-include
  • Data binding via {{data.property.subprop}}
    • uses "dot notation" to match JS data nesting
  • ng-repeat for collections/lists
  • ng-if, ng-hide, ng-show for conditional HTML

Server Data & APIs

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Models & Resources

API Recap

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  • "Resources" load data via AJAX
  • Encourages separation of UI and Server
  • 3rd-party Integrations: Firebase, MongoLab...

Routing & Controllers

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Creating Rich Interactions

Route/Controller Recap

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  • Routes handle all URL changes
    • No browser reloads
    • Define URL, HTML template, data, functionality
  • Controllers "control" the page
  • $scope shares data between UI and JS

Dynamic Styles

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Adding complexity to classes

Styles recap

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  • Built-in form classes
    • ng-valid, ng-invalid, ng-pristine, ng-dirty
  • ng-class for conditional classes
  • ng-animate
    • load ng-animate.js file
    • add 'ngAnimate' to list of app dependencies

Directives

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Custom HTML tags

Directives recap

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  • Define reusable components
  • Transclusion
    • Passes along HTML to directive

Filters

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Transform data by filtering it out, or formatting it

Filtering it out

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<ul ng-repeat="person in people">
   <li>{{person.name}}</li>
</ul>

Filtering it out

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<ul ng-repeat="person in people | filter:name">
   <li>{{person.name}}</li>
</ul>
<input type="text" ng-model="name">

Formatting

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<ul ng-repeat="person in people | filter:name">
   <li>{{person.name}}</li>
</ul>
<input type="text" ng-model="name">

Formatting

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<ul ng-repeat="person in people | filter:name">
   <li>{{person.name | uppercase}}</li>
</ul>
<input type="text" ng-model="name">

Key Points

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  • Angular handles all page views
  • Lots of built-in functionality
  • Controllers "control" the page
  • $scope binds UI to JavaScript/API
  • Directives provide custom HTML elements

Show Notes

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Thanks!

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A Designer's Guide to AngularJS

By Kevin Lamping

A Designer's Guide to AngularJS

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