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Building an Audio Player app with Angular and RxJS

TL;DR: In this article, you will learn how to develop an audio player app using Angular and RxJS. You will handle audio operations and application state using RxJS. To secure your application, you will use Auth0. If needed, you can find the final code in this GitHub repository.

Creating an audio player is always an intimidating task, especially if you think about managing the media's state, reacting to media events, and reflecting these changes correctly on the UI (User Interface). So, in this article, you will use Angular and Angular Material (with some other libraries) to easily tackle these challenges.

To handle media playback in a reactive way, you will wrap JavaScript's Audio object with an RxJS Observable and you will also use RxJS to manage the state of your audio player.

To provide a secure user experience through your application, you'll add user authentication through Auth0.

Since you are going to use Angular, you will need to install Node.js in your development machine. So, if you haven't done so yet, go to the download page of Node.js and follow the instructions there.

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