Best Angular Books of 2021 (In-Depth Review)

Here’s a juicy list with in-depth reviews and links.

Hunting for an Angular book that will help you rocket your Angular expertise?

The 11 Best Angular Books of 2021

  1. ng-book
  2. Angular 2 + Notes for Professionals
  3. Learn Angular in 24 Hours
  4. Angular in Action
  5. Angular 5: From Theory To Practice
  6. Angular: Up and Running
  7. Learning Angular: A no-nonsense beginner’s guide to building web applications with Angular 10 and TypeScript
  8. Angular Development with TypeScript
  9. Angular for Enterprise-Ready Web Applications
  10. Angular for Enterprise-Ready Web Applications
  11. Testing Angular Applications

How to choose the right Angular book

When it comes to getting the biggest bang for your buck there are two important factors to consider.

1. ng-book

Quick Overview

  • Table of contents
  • 721 pages long
  • 16 chapters
  • More then 6 real-world sample applications
  • 7500+ lines of example code
  • 40,000 copies sold

Testimonials

“Fantastic work guys! I have no idea where I’d be with Angular 11 without ng-book. You guys have made this SOOOO much easier to learn and keep up with. Thanks again..you guys are awesome!” — Jacob Cheriathundam

2. Angular 2 + Notes for Professionals

How about a hootin free option?

Quick Overview

  • 232 pages long
  • 69 chapters

Testimonials

“This is perfect for me who’s learning to code!”

3. Learn Angular in 24 Hours

Maybe you want to take a quick skin-dive into Angular? Want to get a real quick rub with Angular?

Quick Overview

  • 148 pages long

4. Angular in Action

Angular in Action brands itself as a book that will teach you everying you need to know in order to build production ready Angular applications.

Quick Overview

  • 320 pages long
  • 11 chapters
  • Written by Jeremy Wilken — a Google Developer Expert in Angular who has worked for the big dogs like eBay, Teradata, and VMware.

Testimonials

“Detailed and clear explanations; lots of useful real-world examples.”

5. Angular 5: From Theory To Practice

This book is an ideal pick if you already have a fair amount of web developer experience and are looking to add Angular to your skillset. It assumes that you’re already a whiz with the basics like Javascript, HTML and CSS.

Quick Overview

Testimonials

“This book has all that is needed for starting with Angular2 (and much more). It covers practicly everything from configuration to testing. I was suspicious about this book because of the price but it turned to be the best Angular2 book I have read so far. All examples are in typescript.”

6. Angular: Up and Running

Chuck full of clear instructions and complete examples, this book’s goal is to demistify Angular. Great grab for beginners!

Quick Overview

  • 314 pages
  • 12 chapters
  • Written by Shyam who previously worked at Amazon and Google.

Testimonials

“ Excellent book, starts from the basics and a simple component and grow to all building blocks of angular. “

7. Learning Angular: A no-nonsense beginner’s guide to building web applications with Angular 10 and TypeScript

Quick Overview

  • 430 pages
  • 3rd edition
  • 13 chapters

Testimonials

“ Very Helpful Introduction to Angular”

8. Angular Development with TypeScript

A great buy for intermediate-level web developers that are already comfortable with modern web frameworks and libraries.

Quick Overview

  • 560 pages
  • 15 chapters
  • 4 Appendix’s
  • 2nd edition
  • Source code

Testimonials

“Informative, accurate, and insightful.” — Kunal Jaggi, General Motors

9. Angular for Enterprise-Ready Web Applications

Sweeping a wide circle, this book tackles the entire elephant. It explains how to use Angular with Firebase Authentication, Google Analytics, DevOps, Material and more. It was written by a Google Developer expert and won a super review from Stephen Fluin (see below).

Quick Overview

  • 2nd edition
  • 14 chapters
  • 826 pages

Testimonials

“I work with a lot of educators and participants in the Angular ecosystem, and this book is one of the most in-depth and up-to-date works on Angular I have seen. Doguhan uses the latest and greatest best practices around command line tooling like npx, with great Angular techniques like lazy loading. Doguhan’s work brings together thousands of little best practices that he has learned in his time working with developers, and from his own experience into one book.” — Stephen Fluin, Developer Relations Lead on the Angular team at Google

10. Pro Angular 9: Build Powerful and Dynamic Web Apps

Advertised as the one-stop-shop for learning Angular and claiming to be the most comprehensive book on Angular available. If you’re a beginner that wants one book then this is yours.

Quick Overview

Testimonials

“Very easy to follow, detailed explanations of advanced features. After sooo many years of writing books Adam’s style just gets better and better with every new edition. I read other books by Adam Freeman and he always delivers. Highly recommend.”

11. Testing Angular Applications

With an aim to make you a testing pro, this Angular book is all about squishing the bugs out of your application. It covers everything from basic tests to setting up testing in your continuous integration pipeline.

Quick Overview

  • 240 pages
  • 11 chapters

Testimonials

“Provides guidance on the overall strategy for how to think about testing on your projects to get the best return on your investment.” — Brad Green, Engineering Director for Angular at Google

Conclusion

Take your time and buy an Angular book that’s worth reading. Amazon is infested with rotten-smelling books written by make-me-rich-quick-swigs so choose carefully.

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