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Google Introduced Final Release of Angular 2.0

Google had launched the first version in 2010 popularly known as Angular web application framework. It fastly became one of the top web technologies. Since then, the web has changed, nevertheless and when Google released Angular 2 in 2014, it created quite an  excitement in development community because this latest version wasn’t just an update, but instead a full rewrite that was not compatible with the older version. Recently, after many preview and beta releases, the company has officially announced the final release version of Angular 2.0 Angular 2.0 introduced new features including greater support for modern browsers and mobile development. The Angular team has switched part of core functionality into modules that now makes it simpler to use third-party libraries in addition to the built-in ones. The team now suggests developers to use Typescript to write their apps. Features like static typing and class-based object-oriented programming are added by TypeScript- which is a Microsoft-developed strict superset of JavaScript. Looking forward, the Angular team is planning to provide more guides and example to support developers and how to master Angular 2.0 changes. In addition to this, it is also planning to put more work into animations for Angular 2.0 and switch its WebWorker support out of its experimental branch. Angular Universal, a project that allows you render your app server-side so first-time users will immediately see a server-rendered version of your site, for example, you will soon get support for many languages. Going ahead, the team will also switch to releasing Angular updates through three channels (major, minor and patch). Major versions are those that introduce incompatible API changes. Minor versions signal the addition of backwards-compatible functionality and the version numbers for the patch version ticks up as backwards-compatible bugs are fixed. Download Angular 2.0 from here.
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Google Introduced Final Release of Angular 2.0

Geneva Clark
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15th Sep, 2016
Google Introduced Final Release of Angular 2.0

Google had launched the first version in 2010 popularly known as Angular web application framework. It fastly became one of the top web technologies. Since then, the web has changed, nevertheless and when Google released Angular 2 in 2014, it created quite an  excitement in development community because this latest version wasn’t just an update, but instead a full rewrite that was not compatible with the older version. Recently, after many preview and beta releases, the company has officially announced the final release version of Angular 2.0

Angular 2.0 introduced new features including greater support for modern browsers and mobile development. The Angular team has switched part of core functionality into modules that now makes it simpler to use third-party libraries in addition to the built-in ones. The team now suggests developers to use Typescript to write their apps. Features like static typing and class-based object-oriented programming are added by TypeScript- which is a Microsoft-developed strict superset of JavaScript.

Looking forward, the Angular team is planning to provide more guides and example to support developers and how to master Angular 2.0 changes. In addition to this, it is also planning to put more work into animations for Angular 2.0 and switch its WebWorker support out of its experimental branch. Angular Universal, a project that allows you render your app server-side so first-time users will immediately see a server-rendered version of your site, for example, you will soon get support for many languages.

Going ahead, the team will also switch to releasing Angular updates through three channels (major, minor and patch). Major versions are those that introduce incompatible API changes. Minor versions signal the addition of backwards-compatible functionality and the version numbers for the patch version ticks up as backwards-compatible bugs are fixed.

Download Angular 2.0 from here.

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Geneva Clark

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Geneva specializes in back-end web development and has always been fascinated by the dynamic part of the web. Talk to her about modern web applications and she and loves to nerd out on all things Ruby on Rails.

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