Angular 2 CLI is the tool that allows us to generate our Angular 2 Project with a command line.
The idea behind Angular 2 CLI is to make it easy for a program to install a ready to use angular 2 project. Angular 2 CLI downloads all the dependencies and takes care about the versions issues.
1) How to use Angular 2 CLI?
- Prerequisites : Node 4 or greater
- Run this command from a terminal (command line / shell)
npm install -g angular-cli
2) How to get help?
We want to create an Angular 2 project using the angular 2 CLI tools:
ng new MY_NAME cd MY_NAME ng serve
Now navigate to: http://localhost:4200/
Once you change something in your code source the application will reload.
4) what the CLI offers ?
Generating a Project.
Generate : Components, Directives, Pipes, Services, Route.
Deploying an App.
Offline applications Support.
CSS Preprocessor integration.
3rd Party Library integration.
5) The project
The Project is on github.