AngularJS is by far our favorite framework for frontend web development. It is a complete solution for dynamic, single-page web applications that has all of the necessary tools integrated.
Led by curiosity, I wanted to find out what big names use Angular for their websites and web apps (we already talked about famous Python coded web solutions some time ago). Taking into consideration a high popularity of AngularJS, the list could easily reach hundreds or even thousands of domains. Thus, we decided to narrow it to 7 cases in which frontend was powered by AngularJS, plus 2 bonus websites made by us.
Udemy is currently one of the biggest online learning platforms in the world. This US based online training marketplace offers more than 40,000 courses and has around 11,000,000 students. An online learning platform of that size has to work fast. Udemy has decided on the dependable AngularJS framework for their frontend needs.
GrubHub is an online food ordering platform that serves as a middleman between you and the restaurant in your vicinity. Among jQuery and YUI, GrubHub's frontend is also built with AngularJS.
We couldn’t possibly omit one of the Google services, could we? Google Trends is a dynamic web app that gives you the opportunity to filter and check specific phrases’ search volume in comparison to total search volume across a world’s region or country. It may easily serve as a supplementary tool for online marketing.
Echoes Player is an alternative to the browser version of YouTube built in Angular. Intuitive and appealing overall design and boosted UX are just some of the many strong points of Echoes Youtube Player.
A huge, multinational platform hosting music videos from the most popular artists. It is a joint project of the biggest music corporations such as Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. Having 13,000,000+ visits per month, Vevo app has to be efficient and fast.
Ancestry.com is a website helpful in understanding genealogy, family tree, and family origins. In addition to the thorough check of your family tree, they offer a web application specifically designed for easy management of the family hints they present you with.
Amazon is one of the leading companies in adapting and developing new solutions and technologies, such as Amazon Dash Button for recurring orders or AmazonFresh for fast online grocery shopping. It shouldn’t be a surprise that Amazon was one of the first big companies that adopted Angular as a solution for one of their pages - Content and Devices manage page.
We decided to include these two platforms because of two reasons. First, these websites were proudly developed by TEONITE with the use of Angular and we really like to share our projects. Secondly, these platforms are also quite popular in their respective fields of interest. Of course, they are not as popular as Amazon or VEVO, but they still shouldn't be omitted.
The Polish branch of a big platform for NGOs, TechSoup Poland, is a great example of what can be done within Angular. We already talked about this project and you can read the TechSoup.pl case study at our blog.
Ochotnicy Warszawcy was a project we did together with the Capital City of Warsaw. It is a platform that connects different organization (usually NGOs) with potential volunteers. Through Ochotnicy Warszawscy, an organization can publish all information about an initiative, as well as what skills does potential volunteer need to have to be helpful. On the other hand, a volunteer can easily find all initiatives that interest her or him and can check if has all necessary skills to be truly helpful.
If you have any interesting or well-made websites and web apps that were made in Angular, feel free to share your thoughts.