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So, we want to create an application and use Symfony as backend and Angular 1.x as frontend. Here come some questions:
Where to put angular files (folder/structure)?
Ho to automate frontend workflow?
In this article we use a standard Symfony project folder structure:
To glue Symfony with Angular we will use Gulp. Next step we need to install it:
and then some gulp additional modules:
After everything will be installed we add a new gulpfile.js in the root of our project:
Our Angular app script will be placed in the AppBundle in src/AppBundle/Resources/public/js/app.js file:
And that is all! Now our application skeleton is ready. Everything related to frontend should be placed in src/AppBundle/Resources/public/js/ folder. After running gulp all project js and css files will be put in the web folder, in the web/js/app.js and web/css/style.css files accordingly.
The last step is to include them in the main application layout app/Resources/views/base.html.twig:
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