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Angular 9|8 File Upload with Progress Bar Tutorial

Digamber Rawat
I am passionate about solving real-world problems through algorithms and functional design. I love to create modern web and mobile apps using React JS, Angular 2+, Firebase, and JavaScript.
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Today we are going to learn how to upload a file and create a progress bar in an Angular 8 app using HttpClient, HttpEvent, and HttpEventType APIs. A progress bar is a graphical UI representation to visualize the progress of programmatic operation such as uploading, downloading, transfer, and installation of a data.

We will be setting up a basic Angular app with Express API and make the Http POST request to send the user name and image to the server. The Primary purpose of this tutorial is to learn how to listen to the progress of the HTTP requests, especially when the data is being uploaded to the webserver.

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