How To Install Angular

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Hello, I’m excited to guide you through the process of installing Angular. Angular is a powerful JavaScript framework that is widely used for building web applications. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced developer, getting Angular up and running can sometimes be a little challenging. But don’t worry, I’m here to walk you through the process step by step.

Prerequisites

Before we jump into the installation process, there are a few things we need to have in place. First, we need to make sure that Node.js and npm (Node Package Manager) are installed on our system. Node.js comes with npm, so if you have Node.js installed, npm should be there as well. If you don’t have Node.js installed already, you can download it from https://nodejs.org/ and follow the installation instructions for your operating system.

Installing Angular CLI

Angular CLI (Command Line Interface) is a powerful tool that makes it easy to create and manage Angular applications. To install Angular CLI, open your terminal or command prompt and run the following command:

npm install -g @angular/cli

This command will install Angular CLI globally on your system, allowing you to use it from any directory. Once the installation is complete, you can verify the installation by running:

ng --version

If the installation was successful, this command will display the version of Angular CLI that was installed.

Creating a New Angular Project

Now that we have Angular CLI installed, we can use it to create a new Angular project. Navigate to the directory where you want to create your project and run the following command:

ng new my-angular-app

This will create a new directory called my-angular-app and set up a new Angular project inside it. The CLI will ask you a few questions about features to include in the initial project setup. Once the project is created, navigate into the project directory:

cd my-angular-app

Running the Development Server

With our project created, we can use the Angular CLI to run a development server that will serve our Angular application locally. Run the following command:

ng serve

This will compile the application and start a development server. You can then open your web browser and navigate to http://localhost:4200/ to see your new Angular app in action.

Conclusion

Congratulations! We’ve successfully installed Angular and created a new Angular project. From here, the possibilities are endless in terms of what you can build with Angular. I hope this guide has been helpful, and I encourage you to continue exploring the features and capabilities of Angular. Happy coding!