Check out a free preview of the full Angular 1.x Essentials course:
The "The Controller & Link Functions" Lesson is part of the full, Angular 1.x Essentials course featured in this preview video. Here's what you'd learn in this lesson:

The Controller is constructed during the pre-linking phase and receives the $scope for the element. The Link function is where the DOM manipulation occurs. Lukas explores the directive code behind the Noterious application.

Get Unlimited Access Now