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ANGULAR INTERVIEW QUESTION: What is the difference between the constructor and the ngOnInit?

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Let's define each of them:

―The constructor is the default method executed when the class is instantiated.

Generally, in programming, its purpose is to guarantee the correct initialization of the class attributes.

But in Angular, its role is only to configure the dependencies injection.

―NgOnInit is a lifecycle method of Angular that is called only when the component is correctly initialized, and the property binding is done.

The lifecycle method NgOnInit is the best place to interact with your template at component startup because you're sure the property binding is done correctly.



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