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ngX Starter Kit

Web project starter kit including modern tools and workflow based on angular-cli, best practices from the community, a scalable base template and a good learning base.

Generated using ngX-Rocket.


  • Quickstart a project in seconds and focus on features, not on frameworks or tools

  • Industrial-grade tools, ready for usage in a continuous integration environment and DevOps

  • Scalable architecture with base app template including example components, services and tests

Getting started

  1. Go to project folder and install dependencies:
npm install
  1. Launch development server, and open localhost:4200 in your browser:
npm start

Project structure

dist/                        compiled version
docs/                        project docs and coding guides
e2e/                         end-to-end tests
src/                         project source code
|- app/                      app components
|  |- @core/                 core module (singleton services and single-use components)
|  |- @shared/               shared module  (common components, directives and pipes)
|  |- app.component.*        app root component (shell)
|  |- app.module.ts          app root module definition
|  |- app-routing.module.ts  app routes
|  +- ...                    additional modules and components
|- assets/                   app assets (images, fonts, sounds...)
|- environments/             values for various build environments
|- theme/                    app global scss variables and theme
|- translations/             translations files
|- index.html                html entry point
|- main.scss                 global style entry point
|- main.ts                   app entry point
|- polyfills.ts              polyfills needed by Angular
+- test.ts                   unit tests entry point
reports/                     test and coverage reports
proxy.conf.js                backend proxy configuration

Main tasks

Task automation is based on NPM scripts.

Tasks Description
npm start Run development server on http://localhost:4200/
npm run build [-- --env=prod] Lint code and build app for production in dist/ folder
npm test Run unit tests via Karma in watch mode
npm run test:ci Lint code and run unit tests once for continuous integration
npm run e2e Run e2e tests using Protractor
npm run lint Lint code
npm run translations:extract Extract strings from code and templates to src/app/translations/template.json
npm run docs Display project documentation

When building the application, you can specify the target environment using the additional flag --env <name> (do not forget to prepend -- to pass arguments to npm scripts).

The default build environment is prod.

Development server

Run npm start for a dev server. Navigate to http://localhost:4200/. The app will automatically reload if you change any of the source files. You should not use ng serve directly, as it does not use the backend proxy configuration by default.

Code scaffolding

Run npm run generate -- component <name> to generate a new component. You can also use npm run generate -- directive|pipe|service|class|module.

If you have installed angular-cli globally with npm install -g @angular/cli, you can also use the command ng generate directly.

Additional tools

Tasks are mostly based on the angular-cli tool. Use ng help to get more help or go check out the Angular-CLI README.

What's in the box

The app template is based on HTML5, TypeScript and Sass. The translation files use the common JSON format.


Development, build and quality processes are based on angular-cli and NPM scripts, which includes:


Coding guides

Other documentation



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