Join Justin Schwartzenberger for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a mock back end for HTTP calls, part of Angular 2 Essential Training.
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- [Narrator] To work with HTTP calls from Angular…you typically need some sort of end point to call to.…But since Angular has a powerful dependency injection engine…and the code base is built upon it,…we can actually leverage that…to replace Angular's XHRBackend class…that handles the HTTP calls, and set up a mock one…to simulate those calls.…The exercise files have already been set up…with a mock class for that.…If you are interested in it, feel free to check it out…and see what it's up to.…
This class is set up in the app to support…HTTP calls to the URL mediaitemsforgetpostanddeleteverbs.…It will allow us to build out the media item service…to use Angular's HTTP service while not requiring…a separate API to hit.…And with Angular's DI architecture,…the default XHRBackend class is easy to replace.…Over in the app.module.ts file…we need to import the type that we are going to mock.…
The XHRBackend.…That comes from the Angular HTTP scoped package,…so we can add XHRBackend to the import list.…And we need to import the mock one,…
Justin Schwartzenberger steps through the framework one feature at a time, focusing on the new component-based architecture of Angular 2. You'll learn what Angular is and what it can do, as Justin builds a full-featured web app from start to finish. After mastering the essentials, you can tackle the other project-based courses in our library and create your own Angular app.
- What is Angular?
- Setting up an Angular template
- Creating a component
- Binding events and properties
- Getting data to components
- Using directives and pipes
- Creating Angular forms
- Validating form data
- Understanding dependency injection
- Providing services
- Making HTTP calls
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