Your company has decided to create a web application. To build and maintain the application, you need not only a reliable and productive team, but also reliable and productive tools. The immediate concern is: which web technology should you use to make sure that you web application development is the most successful?

Orient Software recommends you to start an AngularJS project with us to create your web application. Read on to see why the JavaScript framework Angular is our preferred choice.

Which Web Technology is Right for You?

Orient Software has a long and broad experience working with multiple web technologies. Our aim is always to maximize the value that you, our client, will get from our work. To achieve this, the choice of technology is crucial.

Web application development has traditionally been regarded as a complicated quest to get all the components, user interface and the data behind them working properly together. Many server-side technologies are available to create and maintain web applications. But the infrastructure to handle everything on server side may become expensive. Handling more of the application logic on client side can be an attractive alternative, especially as today's end user devices have a lot of computing power. Multiple JavaScript frameworks have been created to address these needs.

However with all the different JS frameworks, we have a lot of different technologies to choose from. Which one of these frameworks is the one that will fulfill your needs the best? Which is the fastest and most reliable to develop for, which offers the best maintainability, which integrates or scales the best way? Furthermore, how well is the current state of the framework documented, and how does its future look like? You probably don't want to find yourself working with a technology that isn't actively supported anymore.

At Orient Software, we recognize these issues, and are always eager to find the most suitable technology for your projects. Through careful comparison of different alternatives, we've come to the conclusion that AngularJS is to be recommended.

AngularJS Explained

AngularJS is a JavaScript framework originally created by Google, who actively support its development. The main idea of Angular is to combine well-known components, patterns and development practices in one framework that is straightforward to use and encourages following the best practices of web development. The underlying goal is that with Angular, developers can and will choose not just any solution that works, but the best known solution, the "Angular way of doing things".

To achieve this purpose, AngularJS supports standard components such as models, views, controllers and services. This leads to Angular making use of two important software design patterns, Model View Controller and Dependency Injection. Besides that, Angular makes use of many abstractions, paying attention to balancing modularity and complexity.

Importantly, AngularJS is created with special attention to testing. It supports writing test friendly code, which in practice leads to higher quality software and less interruptions in service and business. Angular also supports well the use of jQuery library, which ensures that many of the popular web development practices can be used as before.

Finally, when comparing web technologies, you can't ignore the popularity factor. AngularJS has high adoption and growth rate, and the framework has active development progress going on continuously. This makes Angular a safe choice to rely on.

Orient Software's AngularJS Support

While Orient Software has long experience in building successful solutions with several different web technologies, we believe that AngularJS provides most of the features that a great front-end framework should have. Orient's web developers all have training for AngularJS and the understanding of "doing things the Angular way". For the technology to be used in your project, our recommendation is to go for AngularJS. We are always open to your suggestions and assist you with your preferences.