AngularJS + REST Made Simple: Connecting AngularJS to a Backend with REST & JSON

AngularJS + REST Made Simple: Connecting AngularJS to a Backend with REST & JSON 
Speaker: Ben Busse, technology evangelist at dreamfactory 

Angular provides several convenient ways to interact with backend data using REST and JSON. This talk will explain an easy way to auto-generate REST APIs and wire up Angular to data sources like SQL, NoSQL, remote file storage, and external web services using an open source REST platform called DreamFactory.

This session will introduce DreamFactory’s REST API console, demonstrate a simple Angular app using CORS and REST calls for user creation, authentication, database CRUD, and external web services. Lastly, we’ll briefly cover API test cases and mobile app deployment with Yeoman, DreamFactory, and PhoneGap.


Can't attend in person?  Couple alternatives below:

• Attend live webinar:

When the Webinar begins, you will be connected to audio using your computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended.

If you prefer to use your phone, you must select “Use Telephone” after joining the Webinar and call in using the numbers below.

Toll-free: [masked]

Toll: +1 (646)[masked]

Access Code:[masked]

Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting

• Attend the Tues March 11 session of this talk at Google (

• Watch the livestream of the Tues March 11 talk at Google, starts 6:30p PT. Tune in at The video will also be available within a week afterward.

6pm - Door opens, pizza, socializing 
6:30 - Angular + REST Made Simple: Connecting Angular to a Backend with REST & JSON (Ben Busse)
7:10 - Lightning talks - Lithium Principal Engineers, Jack Herrington and Adam Ayres, and TBD volunteer
7:30pm - Q&A, socializing, etc.

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  • Stewart H.

    super awesome

    May 1, 2014

  • Mason J.

    I hate to be negative, but a 40-minute commercial for Dreamfactory wasn't a good use of time at an AngularJS meetup. I certainly hoped for actual AngularJS coding against RESTful APIs, maybe a mention of Restangular and other libraries and approaches, and AngularJS-focused content, which wasn't what we got, unfortunately.

    2 · March 10, 2014

    • Vladimir G.

      I hope they modify the format for the Mountain View meetup today based on our feedback:­

      1 · March 11, 2014

    • Mich


      1 · March 11, 2014

  • Frank G.

    Great meeting

    March 11, 2014

  • Josh S.

    Thank you all for the gotomeeting stream... made my East Bay life much easier today.

    March 10, 2014

  • otgonbayar

    Dream Factory is awesome... Thanks

    March 10, 2014

  • Kevin C.

    kind of more of an advertisement by the presenters about their angular solutions than an opportunity to learn how to use Angular to communicate with REST APIs. Informative, but misleading

    March 10, 2014

  • Jeff C.

    Thanks ken - glad it was useful. Our IT team did a great job.

    March 10, 2014

  • Ken D.

    Thank you for providing the webinar. Very useful since I wasn't able to make it in person

    March 10, 2014

  • Jeff C.

    Hi folks, Jeff Collins from Lithium here. The gotomeeting link above is wrong. Please use this for live streaming for our session tonight.

    March 10, 2014

    • Jason C.

      GoToMeeting doesn't support linux, will a recorded version be available afterward?

      March 10, 2014

  • Pamela O.

    Do you have bike parking available?

    March 10, 2014

  • Stephen S.

    Hi! Can we still show up if we're on waitlist?

    March 7, 2014

    • Michelle K.

      I would recommend first emailing Jeff at [masked]. He will be the point person for tonight.

      March 10, 2014

    • Michelle K.

      They also just opened a live webinar link (see GoToMeeting link above). Good luck!

      March 10, 2014

  • Barath S.

    Hi I am Barath.Working as a Java Developer at Gap.I like to attend the meet up.Please find me a place.

    March 4, 2014

  • otgonbayar

    Oh too late

    March 4, 2014

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