As a solid move to revamp the web-based interactions with better responsiveness and improved user experience, the rich internet applications (RIA) are brought to the world. Basically, RIA is a web app that mimics desktop applications’ functions and features with no installation needed on the user’s mobile. It has enabled the businesses to make their reach to mobile user base at a fraction of the cost and time investment. Also, as opposed to the static websites, the RIA is better in terms of design, animation, interaction, and functionalities.
Different proprietary technologies like- adobe flash for animation and streaming of audio and video, Microsoft Silverlight for video streaming and cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility, XForms to enhance functionality, JavaFX for WebView, and 3D and CSS style, and others are used to engineer the best-in-class internet applications that meet customers’ expectations.
The optimal usage of all the technologies works great in building comprehensive applications, which is great. But, how about if a single framework provides every tool and resources to the developers under the hood. It will be stupendous! Isn’t it?
Angular.JS is one of the platforms that provides enormous flexibility to the developers to build user-friendly, feature-rich, platform independent, interactive and graphics-rich internet application without any glitches. Thereby developing and deploying the web apps in the minimum time and cost becomes feasible. The plethora of features makes Angular.JS development an excellent choice for rich internet application development.
Let’s dive in!
To develop a dynamic and responsive application, the developers are required to separately build and connect different modules using different logics. For combining the modules in a single application, the extra code needs to be written, which is an overhead expense. This is not the event with Angular.JS.
The framework supports MVC architecture which makes it easier to build a client-side application as the developers are just needed to build separate modules and then MVC elements automatically combine and sets them together. It alleviates extra coding for combining the modules and enable responsive application get built in the reduced time.
In addition, the directives supercharge the HTML with extra functionalities and additional elements which allow the developers to tailor-made the internet application as the requirement by just assigning the right attribute to the element. The great degree of independence enables the developers to infuse their creativity in developing and designing the website.
To create the interactive applications, the data models are used that act as a gatekeeper of the data which monitors the data flow and accountable for the data persistence. Also, having getter and setter function is necessary that adds up several lines of code.
At first, Angular.JS is modular in nature that eliminates the need to write code for combining the different modules. Secondly, it uses HTML to build the interface that uses short tags and attributes. Third, it’s platform-independent, so separate coding is not required for the application to run on the different devices.
Fourth, the directives have their own code and data binding mitigates the work of moving the data manually in view. Fifth, it allows the developers to copy and paste the existing component that they built for another application.
Combining all the facts together, it’s vivid that Angular.JS is power-packed with everything that enables rapid web app development in the reduced lines of code.
Traditionally, the view modifies and manipulate the DOM for adding the data and changing behavior, which requires the designers to focus more on the view. In Angular.JS, with MVC support, the DOM manipulation is done by directives with no involvement of view. It gives the time to the designers to create the best interface that thrives the users.