Building a Single Page Application with AngularJS and Neo4J – Setup

a thousand lines of code

This is a cross-post from the digitalian

Setting up the environment

In this section I will list all the steps that I had to go through to get my Mac ready for coding with the stack I picked. Hopefully this will be a useful timesaver for anyone who decided to do the same. If you found this page first, you won’t have to do any research. Just follow my footsteps and within minutes (not including the hefty download of Apple’s Xcode) you will be up and running, ready for action 🙂

Setting up Localhost

I still use OS X 10.7 (Lion), therefore this might not be applicable to your environment if you are using a newer version of OS X. First, I deleted the ~/Sites folder inside my personal folder, then I created a linked folder with the same name pointing to the /Library/WebServer/Documents folder using the following command from…

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Working with AngularJS and Silex as Resource provider


Gonzalo Ayuso | Web Architect

This days I’m playing with AngularJS. Angular is a great framework when we’re building complex front-end applications with JavaScript. And the best part is that it’s very simple to understand (and I like simple things indeed). Today we are going to play with Resources. Resources are great when we need to use RestFull resources from the server. In this example we’re going to use Silex in the backend. Let’s start.

First of all we must realize that resources aren’t included in the main AngularJS js file and we need to include angular-resource.js (it comes with Angular package). We don’t really need resources. We can create our http services with AngularJS without using this extra js file but it provides a very clean abstraction (at least for me) and I like it.

We’re going to create a simple application with CRUD operations in the table. In the example we…

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