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
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.