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5 Tutorials and Courses You Should Go Through Today to Learn Full Stack MEAN and Ionic App…

5 Tutorials and Courses You Should Checkout Now to Learn Full Stack MEAN and Ionic App Development

MEAN + IONIC

I have been learning MEAN and Ionic frameworks for web and mobile development on my own from last 5–6 months. I have taken several courses and followed through several tutorials to learn everything I know today. I had to do a lot of research and figure out which one were the best for the beginners. I thought I should share a list of top 5 tutorials and blogs to help others. Here my list-

1. Full stack web development

Full Stack Web Development | Coursera

Coursera has a specialization that has courses, that cover the individual technologies of the MEAN stack and ionic framework and combine it with a final capstone project. You can take all the individual courses with the exception of the capstone project for free. This is an awesome one-stop resource where you can learn front-end and mobile hybrid development, build back-end support, and implement a fully functional application. As an example, they will walk you through building a Restaurant application.

2. Master the MEAN Stack — Learn By Example

Master the MEAN Stack – Learn By Example – Udemy

Udemy has a course where you will learn to build a full stack web application. This is a hands-on project based course. The name of the application will be Best Dressed and will show off many interesting features utilized in real-world web applications. You can go for this course if you already know the basics of working with Node.js and AngularJS. This course is not intended for complete beginners but those that have an understanding of the basic setup.

3. Ionic by Doing: Create Mobile Apps with HTML5 and Javascript

Ionic by Doing: Create Mobile Apps with HTML5 and Javascript

This is a course by Simon Reimler which takes you step-by-step through the process of building 3 different applications with the Ionic Framework using HTML, Javascript and CSS. This course is a great all-round introduction to building mobile applications with Ionic. By taking you on a tour through 3 real projects, Simon shows you exactly what you need to start building your own applications. If you are new to Ionic, this course will save you tons of time.

4. Introduction to MongoDB using the MEAN Stack

Introduction to MongoDB using the MEAN Stack

edx has an advanced course for experienced web developers. This course will provide an overview of several of the most popular web and mobile app development tool kits. In this course, they will introduce the essential concepts of the MEAN stack using a fast-paced, learn-by- doing approach. As a concrete example, they will walk through building a retail application.

5. The 30 Day MEAN Stack Honolulu Challenge

The 30 Day MEAN Stack Honolulu Challenge – Bossable

Bossable has a course where you will get a challenge for the next 30 days, to go through the MEAN Stack and provide a relatively deep and broad walk through of a real app. This course will introduce the end to end application from start to deployment using Heroku. To go for this course you need to have some elementary knowledge of javascript and basic programming.

Blogs

Here is a list of 5 blogs that can help you a lot with MEAN and Ionic development-

1. Ionic Tutorial and Sample Application

By : Christophe Coenraets

Ionic Tutorial and Sample Application

In this tutorial, you will learn how to build a native-like mobile application with Ionic and AngularJS. You will build a Conference application named ioConf that allows the attendees of a conference to browse through the list of sessions, and share information on Facebook.

2. MEAN stack — A Hands on Tutorial

By: Arvind Ravulavaru

MEAN stack – A Hands on Tutorial | The Jackal of Javascript

This is a clean written basic tutorial to understand MEAN stack by building a simple Todo web app from scratch, which will give you an idea as what component goes where and how to configure them with detailed description.

3. Setting Up a MEAN Stack Single Page Application

By: Chris Sevilleja

Setting Up a MEAN Stack Single Page Application

In this tutorial, you will learn from absolute scratch and create a basic application structure that will allow you to build any sort of application you want. They call it a starter kit.By the end, you will have a basic application structure that will help you develop the Node backend along with Angular frontend.

4. Create a TV Show Tracker using AngularJS, Node.js and MongoDB

By: Sahat Yalkabov

Create a TV Show Tracker using AngularJS, Node.js and MongoDB

This tutorial will take you deep dive into an end to end application with whole bunch of MEAN stack and many more things related and as needed to build a TV show Tracker application with security and authenticity. You can also use this as a boilerplate to build similar application.

5. Learn to Build Modern Web Apps with MEAN

By: Thinkster

Learn to Build Modern Web Apps with MEAN – Thinkster

This tutorial will guide you through the creation of a Reddit clone using the MEAN stack. By completing this tutorial, you will gain a basic understanding of the MEAN stack including building a REST interface with Express.js on top of Node.js and using that interface to perform CRUD operations on a database via an AngularJS frontend.

Bonus:

MEAN Stack RESTful API Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to use the MEAN stack to create a contact list app. This MEAN stack tutorial is broken into concrete chunks to help you follow along more easily further.

This is a very practical and easy tutorial to follow, follow as he say and in few minutes you get the working application. This will to help you more, to clearly understand how actually the MEAN stack application works at conceptual level. The code is also easy to understand.

What I learned? Here is the demo: http://finderpoint.azurewebsites.net/

Finder’sPoint: MEAN Stack and Ionic Application

I’ll surely come up with other blogs about How my journey begins to build Finder’s Point from beginning soon.

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What tutorials and blogs do you read to learn MEAN and Ionic App development? Share in the comment section below.