Decoupling JS and HTML with AngularJS

The primary reason for the influx of interest in JavaScript MVC frameworks is improving separation of concerns between HTML and JS. I’m going to demonstrate why decoupling of HTML and JS is so important and how AngularJS helps solve the problem. Why decoupling is so important Traditional DOM selection, traversal, and manipulation is the root …

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Make AngularJS $http service behave like jQuery.ajax()

There is much confusion among newcomers to AngularJS as to why the $http service shorthand functions ($, etc.) don’t appear to be swappable with the jQuery equivalents (, etc.) even though the respective manuals imply identical usage. That is, if your jQuery code looked like this before:

You may find that the following doesn’t exactly …

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