07 Feb '13, 6am

The RailsCasts guys have an episode on jumpstarting you with AngularJS and Rails.

This is a fantastic question. As I expressed in a comment below, we've been using AngularJS in production for a couple months now with huge success. However, we didn't start off using Angular--at first, we used a more "traditional" (one might say "old school") style of basic, imperative jQuery code. While this worked, as the application's complexity grew over time, the JavaScript we had written (which I have come to term "jQuery Soup") became more and more unmaintainable. It became clear that our existing direction was not tenable in the long term; this is when I introduced AngularJS to the team. Now, we have rewritten significant portions of our application using Angular, and things are going very well. That said, if we had started out using Angular (or another client-side framework like Ember, Knockout, Backbone, and so forth), perhaps we wouldn't have felt the JavaScrip...

Full article: http://railscasts.com/episodes/405-angularjs?view=comments

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