NativeScript for Angular Mobile Development

NativeScript for Angular Mobile Development

by Nathan Walker

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Overview

NativeScript for Angular Mobile Development by Nathan Walker

Learn NativeScript to build native mobile applications with Angular, TypeScript, JavaScript

About This Book
  • Power packed hands-on guide to help you become pro-efficient with NativeScript
  • Harness the power of your web development skills with JavaScript and Angular to build cross-platform mobile apps
  • Create highly maintainable and feature-rich apps with TypeScript and NativeScript APIs
Who This Book Is For

This book assumes you have a general understanding of TypeScript, have heard of NativeScript and know what it's about, and are familiar with Angular (2.0). You don't need to be an expert in any of these technologies, but having some sense of them before reading is recommended this book, which is ideal for intermediate to advanced users.

What You Will Learn
  • Bootstrap a NativeScript for Angular app
  • Best practices for project organization
  • Style your app with CSS/SASS
  • Use Angular together with NativeScript to create cross-platform mobile apps
  • Take advantage of powerful Angular features, such as Dependency Injection, Components, Directives, Pipes, and NgModules right within your NativeScript apps
  • Gain insight into great project organization and best practices
  • Use Objective C/Swift and Java APIs directly from TypeScript
  • Use rich framework features and third-party plugins
  • Style your app with CSS/SASS
  • Integrate @ngrx/store + @ngrx/effects to help with state management
  • Test your app with Karma and Appium
In Detail

NativeScript is an open source framework that is built by Progress in order to build truly native mobile apps with TypeScript, JavaScript or just Angular which is an open source framework built by Google that offers declarative templates, dependency injection, and fully featured modules to build rich applications. Angular's versatile view handling architecture allows your views to be rendered as highly performant UI components native to iOS and Android mobile platforms. This decoupling of the view rendering layer in Angular combined with the power of native APIs with NativeScript have together created the powerful and exciting technology stack of NativeScript for Angular.

This book focuses on the key concepts that you will need to know to build a NativeScript for Angular mobile app for iOS and Android. We'll build a fun multitrack recording studio app, touching on powerful key concepts from both technologies that you may need to know when you start building an app of your own. The structure of the book takes the reader from a void to a deployed app on both the App Store and Google Play, serving as a reference guide and valuable tips/tricks handbook.

By the end of this book, you'll know majority of key concepts needed to build a successful NativeScript for Angular app.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787125766
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 08/28/2017
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Nathan Walker has enjoyed the opportunity to work in the web/mobile app development arena for more than 15 years. He cofounded nStudio LLC, a professional software development services and consulting company specializing in Angular and NativeScript integrations, while also working with Tryon Creek Software based out of Portland, OR. His varied background rooted in the world of design and arts provides him with a unique approach to problem solving. Spending several years working across multiple industries, including entertainment, audio/video production, manufacturing, b2b marketing, communications, and technology, helped establish an attitude that is focused on client needs.

Nathanael J. Anderson has been developing software for over 20 years in a wide range of industries including games, time management, imaging, service, printing, accounting, land management, security, the web, and even, believe it or not, some successful government projects.

He is currently the owner of Master Technology, co-founder of nStudio, LLC, and can create a solution for any type of application (native, web, mobile and hybrid) running on any operating system. As a senior devops engineer he can work, tune, and secure everything from your backend servers to the final destination of the data on your desktop or mobile devices. By understanding the entire infrastructure, including real or virtualized hardware; he can totally eliminate many different types of issue between all parts of the framework.

He currently runs the entire NativeScript.rocks family of sites, has multiple highly rated cross-platform plugins for NativeScript and works heavily in the NativeScript community.

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