Angular has one of the best communities out there. So if you want to get started, it’s easy to find quality training resources. Here are 11 of the best!
Angular is Google’s TypeScript-based open-source web framework for building web applications, whether mobile or desktop. The Angular team maintains it on Google, and in enjoys a community of individuals and corporations.
Having one of the hottest frameworks and such a large and growing community, it is obvious why anyone would want to be part of this community. Several resources are available for starting your Angular journey, from YouTube to paid learning resources to podcasts and several others. Here are the top 11 such resources you can dive right into.
In this tutorial, Edureka takes you through Angular in a simplified form, from the necessary foundation to Angular forms, routing and navigation, Angular projects, and Angular Testing. With over 3 million subscribers on YouTube, Edureka has other enlightening videos that help you brush up your skills on anything Angular and relevant updates.
In this course, Google Developer Todd Motto coaches you on step-by-step learning of Angular, enthusiastically bringing along his expertise. With 56 lessons slated to be completed in just 5 hours, this course takes you on a comprehensive journey in Angular and offers best practices and architecture practices. Although it costs $129, which may seem pricey, you’ll gain access to a vast array of knowledge of topics ranging from component and module architecture to template-driven forms and observables and error handling. That would sky-rocket your skills.
With thousands of free videos, articles and super interactive coding lessons, this unique NGO (non-governmental organization) provides an incredible opportunity for anyone to learn Angular and a host of other coding languages FREE. You can find lessons like “Learn Angular - Crash Course,” “Angular *ngFor, and *ngIf Directives Explained for Beginners” and so many more to learn about Angular on their website. You can also find some of their Angular tutorials on YouTube, like the Angular in 6 hours: Full Course and many others. With freeCodeCamp, you get to learn for free, build projects and earn verified certifications all in one place—it does not get more exciting than this!
This is the blog of the outstanding app development company, Telerik. As one of the fastest-growing blog spaces, Telerik generally focuses on bringing you exclusive and reliable news on the latest in tech. For example, searching the tag Angular fetches you the section designated for updates on anything Angular, and the Angular Basics tag leads you to beginner content. The blog is updated weekly with self-explanatory articles. Leading content you can currently find with the Telerik Angular tag is “What’s New in Angular—v14 Edition’” and “Angular Basics: 10 Tips for Updating Angular.” The articles you find in this Angular section are not only for informational purposes only but also educational. And so it is convenient and highly recommended for a beginner.
This is a perfect blog to get in touch with the Angular community, share ideas and be updated about everything Angular. Although the information here doesn’t come in the form of tutorials, you’re guaranteed relevant Angular updates and experiences shared by experts that would prove helpful to any beginner or professional. Thoughtram points out that rapid change in software development can be overwhelming but offers to assist you in keeping up to speed, and I recommend you take their word for it.
As one of the largest blogs today, Medium contains a hybrid collection of amateur or beginners and experts sharing their stories, experiences and whatnot. The Angular section on Medium is updated daily and sometimes multiple times a day. Educating topics like “Understanding Template Variables in Angular,” “How To Build a Strongly Typed Angular 14 Super Form,” etc., is the content you can find in this Angular section. You can locate content about Angular by just typing the word “Angular” in the Explore feature or following people or tags in the Angular field. The bookmark feature allows you to save posts to read later or return to at a later time. You must sign up on their website or download their mobile app and get started!
Podcasts are not left out in this list of resources, although there isn’t a lot of them. Adventures in Angular is one of the few outstanding podcasts for Angular-related topics. This podcast updates you weekly on new developments in the Angular community, techniques, tools, etc.
A GDG is simply a community for developers, whether you’re a beginner, at an intermediate level or an expert. This community is one of the most popular developer communities, an inclusive environment where everyone interested in tech is welcome to join. The developer communities have a space, Women Techmakers, that supports the growth and careers of women in tech and one for students, Google Developer Student Clubs. By joining any of the GDGs, you get to:
You can create your Google Developer profile. Then, search this directory to find a GDG chapter close to you and attend events or workshops as available. Being in a community like this would take you to a pro-level in no time!
Nwose Lotanna Victor is a web technology enthusiast who documents his learning process with technical articles and tutorials. He is a freelance frontend web developer based in Lagos, Nigeria. Passionate about inclusion, community-building and movies in Africa, he enjoys learning new things and traveling.
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