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Building Real Apps With Angular 2 [Workshop]

Posted October 6th, 2016 by   Eric Simons (cofounder)

You've likely heard the news, but in case you haven't: Angular 2 has finally been released. And it's awesome.

As such, a plethora of companies are already making the switch to Angular 2, which means that right now is an amazing time to become an Angular 2 expert -- especially if you're in the market for a new job.

However, learning Angular 2 can be incredibly difficult. While there have been an abundance of blog posts and screencasts about the minutiae details of the framework itself, the community is currently lacking substantial examples of how Angular 2 shines at building production ready applications. This is exasperated by the fact that Angular 2 just came out.

To solve this problem, we spent the past six months building a fully fledged real world application with Angular 2 alongside an identical application we built (and taught) with Angular 1. We hit every imaginable 'gotchya', error message, and technical tradeoff while building these codebases — and we documented every single step of it.

The result is the most comprehensive set of knowledge for building real world Angular 2 applications — and we're excited to now bestow that knowledge upon you.

When: Saturday, October 22nd at 12pm PST

Where: Online

What: A live workshop on building real apps with Angular 2

Typically it costs over $1,000+ just for our Angular 2 workshop — but we're making this workshop available to all Thinkster Pro yearly members (discounted this week 30% to $159) which also includes a full year of unlimited access to all of our current & upcoming courses on Angular 1 & 2, React, Node, and more. Needless to say, getting our yearly Pro subscription right now is an unbeatable investment in your programming skills at a price that's an absolute steal (aka save over $800+)

This workshop is only happening once, so be sure to join Thinkster Pro Yearly before October 21st to gain admission -- don't miss out!

Click here to Go Pro and enroll in this workshop!

Note: A high quality recording of the workshop will be made available to Pro yearly subscribers immediately afterwards.

Here are a few of the topics that we'll be covering in the workshop:

  • Why Angular 2 is truly a better Angular
  • Understanding ES6 and Typescript
  • Why & how to use build systems for Angular 2 apps (primarily Webpack)
  • Using the Angular CLI
  • Using components to build UI functionality
  • Dependency injection
  • Creating services to share & access reusable business logic
  • Observables and RxJS (in plain english!)
  • Interacting with real CRUD based API endpoints
  • Performing JWT and/or session based authentication
  • Advanced routing (child routers, resolving data, authentication guards, and more)

How to attend the workshop

We'll email all Pro yearly members before the workshop takes place with a link to the live stream and other details. We'll also cross post this information into the exclusive Pro Slack channel that all Pro members are invited to upon signing up for Thinkster.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me on twitter or shoot me an email at

I'm looking forward to seeing you there!


Click here to Go Pro and enroll in this workshop!

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