Angular 2 Using third party libraries like jQuery in Angular 2 Configuration using angular-cli



If external library like jQuery is installed using NPM

npm install --save jquery

Add script path into your angular-cli.json

"scripts": [

Assets Folder

You can also save the library file in your assets/js directory and include the same in angular-cli.json

"scripts": [


Save your main library jquery and their dependencies like jquery-cycle-plugin into the assets directory and add both of them into angular-cli.json, make sure the order is maintained for the dependencies.