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Why Angular Express?


When working with clients I often found myself setting up the same boilerplate over and over again. Full stack boilerplates are awesome, but in reality I found myself stripping or customizing a lot of the generated boilerplate. I wanted something different that worked from the ground up: first initialize a boilerplate and then add small components on top of that. With Angular Express you do just that: - you initialize a project using `ngx init` - you add features to a project using `ngx install` I also wanted something that leverages GitHub directly without having to publicly publish boilerplates or components to a registry like Bower or NPM. With Angular Express, you can simply use any GitHub repository as a boilerplate or a component. No need to waste valuable registry names.