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Getting Started with Angular 2 CLI (WEBCAST)

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An introduction to using the Angular 2 CLI and understanding the starter project that it scaffolds.



• 15 min: What is Angular in general and how is Angular 2 different from Angular 1?

• 15 min: Understanding the Angular 2 CLI

• 15 min: Understanding the Angular 2 scaffolded project

• 15 min: Workflow and building your own app off of the starter project



Q: Who is this talk for?

This talk is for anyone looking to learn more about Angular 2 and how to get started with a simple Angular 2 boilerplate project. Some previous front-end development experience is helpful but not required since the Angular CLI is similar to other task runners like Grunt, Gulp, webpack, etc.

Q. Will this be recorded?

Once you sign up, even if you can't make it to the live session, you'll have instant access to the recording when it's done, at the same URL!

Q: What are the compatible browsers for the webcast?

Crowdcast ( is supported on the latest browsers including Chrome (, Firefox (, Microsoft Edge, and Android browsers. It's not yet supported by Safari. This includes iOS devices like iPhones and iPads.

All things equal, Google Chrome tends to work best.



FREE for the first 35 attendees!

After that, it'll be $3 (proceeds will be used for the Crowdcast ( streaming service and the rest will be donated to ScriptEd (, a charity to increase code literacy among NYC youth at under-resourced schools)



Jim Lynch ( is a front-end engineer at Altered Image ( He works on AngularJS and Angular 2 projects where he writes code, designs the architecture, and scaffolds new projects. He is also a WebStorm ambassador and a hardcore fan of unit testing.


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