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10 books, tutorials, and courses to learn Angular for Beginners

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10 books, tutorials, and courses to learn Angular for Beginners
Hello guys, if you are interested in learning the Angular framework, one of the most popular JavaScript frameworks for developing component-based Web GUI and looking for some awesome resources like courses, tutorials, and books, then you have come to the right place.

In this article, I am going to share some of the best resources like books, tutorials, and courses to learn the Angular framework, formerly known as Angular JS and now famous as simply Angular.

It's backed by Google, hence you should not worry about it being out-dated and lose relevance in a couple of years. Any investment you made in learning Angular will pay you rich dividends in the coming years.

As per StackOverflow's Survey, Angular is the second most popular framework after Node.js and one of the main reasons behind JavaScirpt's popularity among web developers.

Some of the best Angular courses, tutorials, and books for Web developers

Without wasting any more of your time, here are my favorite courses, tutorials, and books to learn Angular 2+. The list contains both free and paid resources, suitable for both beginners and intermediate front-end developers.

1. Angular (formerly Angular 2) --- The Complete Guide

Let me tell you first that I am a big fan of Max's teaching style and his courses. They are probably the best resources to learn Angular on the web and no surprise they are also the best-sellers on Udemy.

This course will help you to learn Angular (Angular 2+, incl. Angular 8) and build awesome, reactive web apps.

Instructor --- @Maximilian Schwarzmüller

Just check the preview of courses as they are free and won't take much of your time. I am sure you will fall in love with this course.

2. The Ng-book - A Complete Book on Angular (2021 Edition)

This book, also known as Ng-Book, has been often referred to as the bible of Angular. If you are looking for a simple yet detailed guide to the world of Angular, then this is the book for you. The book covers the following topics in Angular 9 (depending on the version you purchase). Plus, what is better than a book by the developers of the Framework themselves?

Chapter one covers Writing Your First Angular 9 Application and chapter two covers Binding Data to Components and introduction to Typescript, Using Annotations and Types. If you want, you can also combine this book with the Angular - The Complete Guide course by Maximilian on Udemy, which also covers Angular 9 and a solid resource for anyone looking for active learning.

It costs 79 dollars and you can either buy it on Amazon or their own site. They are also providing a free chapter, whose PDF you can download here.

3. Angular 2 Notes for Professionals

I am a big fan of StackOverflow and use it daily while doing a lot of programming and web development tasks.

It's full of great developers and experts and you get a good chance to learn from their experience.

How about a book, which is made of StackOverflow content? Well, Angular 2 Notes for Professionals is just that. It's a 200+ page free eBook full of tricks and tips from StackOverflow.

But, if you don't mind paying a few bucks for learning something as valuable as Angular then I also recommend you check out The ng-book by Nate Murray, Felipe Coury, Ari Learner, and Carlos Taborda. This is an in-depth, complete, and up-to-date book on Angular 9 and highly recommended by Angular experts. If you want to check, you download the first chapter for free here.

3. An Angular Tutorial --- Step by Step Guide to Your First Angular 5 App

Toptal, as the name suggests, is a website to find top talent in any technology but it also contains some of the most in-depth tutorials on different technologies.

If you are new to Angular then you can take this Angular 5 from Scratch tutorial to start your journey. No previous Angular experience required.

4. Learn and Understand AngularJS --- $10

A great course by Anthony Alicea to master AngularJS or Angular and the JavaScript concepts behind it, design custom directives, and build a single page application.

If you are a beginner in both JavaScript and Angular then you can take this course to start your journey in the beautiful world of web development.

Instructor --- Anthony Alicea

5. Angular --- Tutorial: Tour of Heroes

This is the official tutorial from the Angular team, so it's also the most up-to-date resource to learn Angular from scratch.

The Tour of Heroes tutorial covers the fundamentals of Angular.

In this tutorial, you will build an app that helps a staffing agency manage its stable of heroes.

6. Angular Crash Course for Busy Developers\

This is another best selling Angular course from Udemy and, as the name suggests, it's kind of a crash course which starts with the word go.

If you have limited time to learn Angular 4 (Angular 2+), take this course and learn Angular in just 10 hours!

Instructor --- Mosh Hamedani (Mosh Hamedani)

7. Getting Started with Angular 2+ --- free

This is a free course to learn Angular from Udemy and it's also a great one. You can easily earn how to build your first Angular 2+ app by following the instructions of Ryan Chenkie in this course.

The free Angular courses in Udemy are mostly created for marketing purposes but they are no lacking in quality as the instructor wants to promote their best content to get the attention of millions of students on the Udemy platform.

Instructor --- Ryan Chenkie (Ryan Chenkie)

8. Angular --- Mastering the Basics --- free

This is another awesome course to learn Angular for free. It's a comparatively shorter course when you compare it with the likes of Max's course or Anthony Alicea's paid courses but it's FREE.

If you want to start with a free resource this is perfect to learn Angular basics from scratch.

Instructor --- Vishwas Gopinath (@vishwas Gopinath)

9. Angular Fast Crash Course --- free

Another awesome free Angular course from Udemy. You can use this course to learn to use Angular 2, 4, 5, 6 and beyond.

It's a fast-paced course and ideal for busy developers or someone who is in a rush to learn Angular to start with the project.

Instructor --- Edwin Diaz

10. Angular: Getting Started --- Pluralsight

This is one of the best Angular courses from Pluralsight. In this course, you will learn how to create great web apps and stay up to date on the latest app development technologies, by coming up to speed quickly with Angular's components, templates, and services.

Instructor --- Deborah Kurata

Like any other Plurlasight courses, you will need a membership, monthly or yearly, to access this course.

The monthly membership cost around $29 and annual membership cost around $299 (save 14%), which gives access to not just this course but also 5000+ other technical courses.

If you are not sure, you can also try with a 10-day free trial which allows you to watch 200 minutes of course content for free.

That's all about some of the best tutorials and online courses to learn the Angular 2+ framework. I have also included some courses and books, as they provide more comprehensive learning and, most of the time is the best place to start. If you have any other Angular tutorials you think should be in this list then feel free to drop a note.

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Closing Notes

Thanks, You made it to the end of the article ... Good luck with your Web development journey with Angular! It's certainly not going to be easy, but by following these resources, you are one step closer to becoming an Angular developer you always wanted to be.

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P.S. --- If you need some more FREE resources, you can check out this list of free Angular 2+ courses to start your preparation.

Top comments (2)

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Oleksandr • Edited

+1 tutorial of mine for in-depth look at rxjs unit testing

I’ve released my free video-course “RxJS unit testing in Angular - Whole picture” - give it a try