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Deploying an AngularJS App?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015

Once you’ve finished developing your web application (or even before, if you have something you want to show off), you’ll need to deploy the project onto a web server that can be seen by others outside your local environment. While as recently as 5 years ago this was often handled in-house by a dedicated DevOps team, services such as Amazon AWS and Heroku allow you to outsource this portion of the technology stack. Additionally, if you don’t need an interactive server component to your application, you can make use of additional services like Docker. Below we’ll cover some of the decisions you’ll face during deployment, and provide some guidelines on choosing the right service for your application.

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Comparison of Angular Backend as a Service Providers

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014

In our series on Angular Backend as a Service (BaaS) offerings we’ve covered a wide array of disparate service providers – from bare-metal offerings like Ruby on Rails to highly-focused providers like Backand. Let’s take this opportunity to summarize what we’ve found thus far. Below we’ll revisit each of the providers we have covered, and present guidelines on when a given provider might be the best choice.

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Need a Powerful Back-end for Your Angular Front-end?

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014

 

In our last article, we took a look at the Django Project – a Python-based application framework designed for rapid development of data-driven applications for the web. In this article we’ll take a step farther up the flexibility ladder and look at Ruby on Rails (RoR) – a fully-featured API built off of Ruby with a focus on ease of development. We’ll look at what RoR has to offer an AngularJS developer, and how Backand’s Backend as a Service (BaaS) platform measures up.

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