Up And Running With AngularJS - Part 1

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HTML is great for declaring static documents, but it falters when we try to use it for declaring dynamic views in web-applications. AngularJS lets you extend HTML vocabulary for your application. The resulting environment is extraordinarily expressive, readable, and quick to develop.

Quick Start - Step 1

The bare essentials for those who have yet to lay eyes on AngularJS code...

Here is the code in its entirety...

<!doctype html>  
<html lang="en">  
<head>  
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <title>Up and Running with AngularJS - Part One</title>
    <!-- Bootstrap 3 CSS CDN -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="http://netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.1.0/css/bootstrap.min.css">
</head>

<!-- Add ng-app to activate AngularJS -->  
<body ng-app>

    <div class="container">
        <h1>Up and Running with AngularJS <small>Part One</small></h1>

        <!-- Declare the controller for this div. Scope hoopla. More on that later... -->
        <div ng-controller="OurController">
            <p>
                <!-- Lets play with some data binding! -->
                Here is foo: {{foo}}
            </p>
        </div>

    </div>

    <!-- AngularJS CDN     -->
    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/angularjs/1.2.15/angular.min.js"></script>
    <!-- Some Basic AngularJS -->
    <script type="text/javascript">
        function OurController($scope) {
            // Bind foo to our scope for "OurController"
            $scope.foo = "Bar";
        }
    </script>
</body>  
</html>  

And we have data binding. Albeit overly simple and virtually useless.

AngularJS Data Binding Simple Example

What are those {{ }} crazy looking curly braces you ask?

More on that to come...

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Special Note: Thank you to Dave Balmer for the Quick Guide on setting up Syntax Highlighting with prism.js set up on the default Ghost Blog Theme

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