In this post , we will learn about how we can show loader in Angular application using Ngx spinner library
Ngx-spinner is an angular library for loading spinner which supports Angular4+.
Follow below steps:
Install ngx-spinner library using below command.
npm install ngx-spinner --save
Update app.module.ts by importing NgxSpinnerModule as below.
Now inject NgxSpinnerService in what ever you want to use as below.
As in the above code snippet , NgxSpinnerService has 2 methods show and hide which are responsible for showing and hiding the spinner.
Now use <ngx-spinner></ngx-spinner> directive in your template.
Now run your application using “ng serve” command you should see a spinner.
ngx-spinner has below attributes.
bdcolor - to set the background color
size - to set the size of the spinner
color - to set the color of the spinner
type - to set the type of the spinner
fullscreen - to enable/disable full screen mode
name - to set the name of the spinner if there are multiple instances of the spinners
Note:- You might encounter some errors while using ngx-spinner in your application , in such case try to install the version of ngx-spinner that is compatible with your Angular CLI version.
In next post , will discuss about using multiple instances of ngx-spinners using name attribute.