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If you have an empty NX repository, i.e. not created with the angular preset, you can't run the following command to create an Angular app:
ng generate app myApp
That's because you'll probably get this error:
And what it means is that we can't really run
ng commands unless we have the
angular.json file present in the project's root folder and Angular is already set up. Ergo, we can't add Angular to this empty NX repository this way.
You need to install the
@nrwl/angular package into the repository as follows:
npm install --save-dev @nrwl/angular #or yarn add -D @nrwl/angular
Now you can run the following command to generate an Angular app within the repo. This will also configure the nx workspace to be able to work with Angular apps/libraries.
nx g @nrwl/angular:application myApp
Thank me later :D
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