Work on Angular 2 began in the autumn of 2014, and it was initially planned for a public release in the autumn of 2015. As with any project of this size, development dragged on and the final version was postponed from quarter to quarter.
The framework that revolutionized web development after it came out in October 2010 has been rewritten from scratch using Microsoft’s TypeScript language and features enhanced performance and a smaller footprint.
Among the new features added to Angular 2, we mention ahead-of-time compilation, built-in lazy loading, the new Angular CLI, and an Angular styleguide. Angular 2 also features ES5 and ES6 support, React Native and NativeScript integration.
The Node.js Foundation said today that over 5 million users are using its product and that its total userbase has doubled since last year.
They also said 87 contributors have Git commit access and the contributors list now tops 1084 individuals.
If you’re looking for more statistics on how people use Node.js, RisingStack has published the results of a very in-depth survey.
Mozilla’s new debugger.html
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