7 Free eBooks To Learn AngularJS

So you’ve been following this Angular series (if you haven’t, start from the top here) and have come to a point where you are somewhat comfortable with playing with Angular or even building an app with it. For a more complete guideline when studying a project, we can always go to ebooks.

Ebooks give you a structural and organized way to learn a new topic, and it is no different with AngularJS. The best thing about ebooks these days however is that it can be heavily supplemented with practical exercises that can help you strengthen your grasp and understanding of certain aspects.

Let’s explore AngularJS with these 7 ebooks – some comprehensive, some fun, but all educational and won’t cause you a dime when read online.

1. AngularJS In 60 Minutes

If you have already gone through the video tutorial by Dan Wahlin, titled AngularJS-ish in 60 Minutes, AngularJS in 60 Minutes is a great help. The ebook carries the transcription of the video (done by Ian Smith) with relevant screenshots and the timestamp of when a topic comes up. If you prefer some text to go along with the video, then this is the ebook to get.

2. Recipes With AngularJS

Recipes With AngularJS is written by Frederik Dietz and is available to read online and as an ebook on Leanpub and Amazon. A cookbook of sorts, Recipes is a highly comprehensive book that deals with learning Anuglar in an organized and easy to understand way. Each section carries problems, solutions and discussions that will help guide you through Angular effectively. The code examples shown in the book are available in GitHub.

3. Practical AngularJS

Using real-life scenarios and examples, you will be introduced to building simple applications with AngularJS and Firebase in Eclipse IDE. You’ll also learn how to add control, wire up and create components, inside Eclipse. There are also sections on how to use KarmaJS to test your applications, how to use Firebase, miscellaneous tricks and troubelshooting you can use. Practical AngularJS by Dinis Cruz is available to read for free and to buy on Leanpub.

4. AngularJS Succinctly

Here is another AngularJS book written by Frederik Dietz. AngularJS Succinctly contains 10 chapters of problems, solutions and in-depth discussion to help you grasp the idea of Angular quickly. Learn the basics on using controllers, directives and filters all the way to integrated platforms like Ruby and Node. All code examples are hosted on Github; you can grab them there to practice on your own.

5. A Better Way to Learn AngularJS

A Better Way to Learn AngularJS is a 12-part course that provides insight into AngularJS. It carries plenty of learning materials from multiple sources, from official documentations, videos, other books and plenty of screencast by Egghead. Adopting a gradual easy to advanced way of building simple applications with Angular, this book contains plenty of checklists for you to keep track of what you have learned.

6. Henriquat.re (AngularJS for .NET Developers)

henriquat.re is a continuously updated ebook that contains learning materials about AngularJS from a .NET developer’s point of view. So far, there are 7 topics covered, including Modularizing AngularJS Applications and AngularJS and IE 8. You can follow the writers, Ingo Rammer and Christian Meyer for more updates on the book on Twitter.

7. AngularJS with Ruby

AngularJS with Ruby on Rails is a book by David Bryant Copeland which will help you build a Rails application with AngularJS – in less than 10,000 words. You will need to create a skeleton app, build, test the run features, and before you know it, you have an Angular app powered by Rails. The book contains an introduction, four chapters and a concluding chapter.


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