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Steve Fielding7,287 Points
Why Not AngularCLI
Why are we not using AngularCLI in this tutorial. It is makes angular development a lot more easier. Creation of components and imports are automated.
Michelle Cannito8,992 Points
Good question! I just reactivated my membership for this course, and am so far disappointed. We are cloning files from github instead of building from scratch, then manually creating files that a generate command in the angular-cli would automatically create. So, the argument of learning more by building ourselves doesn't hold, and neither does the argument for cloning so we can get on with the logic.
Answer: I don't know, but may be to see relationships among imports, exports, bootstrapping, and so on by creating the files ourselves from scratch. Or maybe it's just another lame Angular course. (Just started, so verdict still out, but if you find a particularly helpful course elsewhere (for supplementation), please let us know.)