In this video, Aviv Ben-Yosef goes through the process of updating a controller's template to make use of controller-as syntax. Learn what changes need to be made to support it.
- [Narrator] It's time to adjust the directive templates…to work with the new Controller As name.…I will carefully go over every expression in the template,…and if it is making a reference to something…that was previously defined under the scope,…I will prefix it with a new Controller As name.…Looking in todo.html in the exercise files, here,…I will prefix the references of todo,…formattedTodoName,…and the deleteTodo function.…
I also prefix the variable that was introduced…by the controller itself.…Now, I will move on to the tasks.html file.…Similarly, I prefix tasks,…the deleteTodo function,…and formattedTime.…Notice that I did not prefix the todo variable itself.…It is created inside the template by ngRepeat,…and is not something defined on the controller,…and so it should not be changed.…
Now, all the directives should be isolated…and making full use of Controller As.…
Aviv Ben-Yosef kicks off the course by explaining what's different in Angular 1.6, as well the different motives for upgrading. Next, he walks through how to safely upgrade an existing app. He covers going from controllers to directives, as well as component lifecycle hooks. He also goes into the architectural changes in Angular, such as one-way data flow and immutability. To wrap up, he discusses how to properly test components.
- Deciding to upgrade an existing app
- Upgrading to Angular 1.6
- Removing standalone controllers
- Using directives as route targets
- Converting a controller's code
- Converting a controller's template
- Comparing directives and components
- Converting a directive
- Reviewing the concept of one-way binding
Skill Level Intermediate
AngularJS 1: Building a Data-Driven Appwith Ray Villalobos2h 15m Intermediate
1. Controllers to Directives
2. Use controllerAs
Convert a controller’s code1m 57s
3. Directives to Components
4. Component Lifecycle Hooks
5. One-Way Data Binding
6. Testing Components
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