AngularJS allows us to develop code running on the client that supports routing in a way similar to code running on the server. Using AngularJS support for routing the development of a one page web application becomes much simpler.

The following code sample include a simple HTML file that refers a JavaScript file, where the controllers are created. The simple HTML file includes a div element that functions as a view in which another separated HTML file that functions as a template (out of the four available ones) is injected (in accordance with the defined routing).

The main HTML file includes the div element that functions as a view.

<!doctype html>
<html ng-app="project">
<script src=""></script>
<script src="">
<script src="application.js"></script>
<h2>Routing Sample</h2>
<div ng-view></div>

The application.js file that includes the definition of the routing and the definition for the four controllers (each controller is associated with a specific template):

config(function($routeProvider) {
when('/about', {controller:AboutController,templateUrl:'about.html'}).
when('/help', {controller:HelpController,templateUrl:'help.html'}).
when('/products', {controller:ProductsController,templateUrl:'products.html'}).
when('/services', {controller:ServicesController,templateUrl:'services.html'}).
function ServicesController() {}
function ProductsController() {}
function AboutController() {}
function HelpController() {}

The about.html template:

some text about the application...

The help.html template:

short help for using the application...

The products.html template:

detailed list of the products...

The services.html template:

detailed list of the services...

The following video clip shows the execution of this code sample, overviews it and explains the way it works.

Routing in AngularJS PRO

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