Angular 8 Introduction
Angular community has released its latest version known as Angular 8. If you are familiar with previous version of Angular, it will not be difficult for you. You can easily upgrade your older version of Angular to latest version Angular 8.
What is Angular 8?
What is a dynamic web application?
A dynamic web application is simply a dynamic website. i.e. www.gmail.com, www.facebook.com, www.yahoo.com etc. which has a tendency to change data/information with respect to 3 parameters:
- Time-to-time (eg. news update webs applications)
- Location-to-location (eg. Weather-report web applications)
- User-to-user (eg. Gmail, Facebook type applications)
Angular Previous Versions
- Angular 2: Angular 2 was a complete rewrite of AngularJS. It was first released in May 2016 and the final version was released on September 14, 2016.
- Angular 4: Angular 4 was the updated version of Angular 2. The Google team skipped the Angular 3 to avoid the confusion due to the misalignment of the router package's version which was already distributed as v3.3.0.
- Angular 5: Angular 5 was the improved version of the previous one. It was released on November 1, 2017 and improved the support for progressive web apps.
- Angular 6: Angular 6 Angular 6 was released on May 4, 2018. It was a major released focused on ng update, ng add, Angular Elements, Angular Material + CDK Components, Angular Material Starter Components, CLI Workspaces, Library Support, Tree Shakable Providers, Animations Performance Improvements, and RxJS v6.
- Angular 7: Angular 7 was released on October 18, 2018. It was focused on Application Performance, Angular Material & CDK, Virtual Scrolling, Improved Accessibility etc.
- Angular 8: Angular 8 is the latest version running nowadays. Angular 8 is released on May 28, 2019. It is mainly focused on Differential loading, Dynamic imports for lazy routes, web workers and Angular Ivy as an opt-in support. It also supports TypeScript 3.4.