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Angular Universal on Firebase hosting webpack to place in dist folder

AngularFirebase September 1, 20
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When creating an angular universal app and hosting it on firebase, you need to change the location of the dist folder to automate the build process. Some create a task to move the file after build, I change the webpack config:

 module.exports = { 
   // ...
   output: {
        path: path.join(__dirname, '../'),
        filename: '[name].js'

The generated file of the build process in `dist/main.js` is not needed for either client nor server side rendering. So keep it as it is in angular.json under "server" config.

 "server": {
   "builder": "@angular-devkit/build-angular:server",
      "options": {
          "outputPath": "dist"

Place the build output in public folder of firebase, in this case it is a "../". The ssr function won't work if the public html is outside the function root folder. So place them all in the same directory.