Fast could mean a lot of things, but in this article, we are concerned with startup performance. From the moment the user clicks on a link to navigate to a page until the page is ready for interaction. This contrasts with the update performance of how long it takes to update the UI when the user interacts with the page. The startup performance is where we could see the most benefit to user experience.
When it comes to modern web development, there's no avoiding big single page application frameworks like Angular, React, Vue, or even Svelte. The big advantage of this kind of web application is that, ideally, they feel like desktop applications to users. So there are no loading times between individual views. But the biggest disadvantage of these applications is their initial loading time.
Efficient, simple, and scalable—that's how developing a web application should be. Since 2014, Google's Angular platform has been aiming to do just that. In this series, I’d like to introduce you to developing an Angular application and its concepts and best practices. They will be embellished with many code examples, tips, and tricks on how to achieve your goal of a maintainable web application with Angular.
From the basics to the first features: How do you create Angular components that can exchange data with each other? That's what the second part of the big Angular tutorial is about. We'll also take a look at how to filter the output data.
If you want to develop a single page application for the web, frameworks like Angular are indispensable. The current State of JS also shows a clear increase in the popularity of Angular. While only 20 percent of respondents opted for the framework in 2016, this figure has more than doubled to 56 percent in 2020.
Progressive Web Apps are touted everywhere as the only true solution and the app of the future. Some decision-makers and developers are tempted to dismiss native apps outright as a dusty bridging technology. But whether it is advisable for a company to switch from native apps entirely to PWAs depends on many different factors that require closer examination. Let’s take a bird’s eye view of the decision-making process.