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Discussion on: Is Angular Dead?

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Lars Gyrup Brink Nielsen • Edited

Angular has largely in practice moved into maintenance mode. It had 3 releases in 2020 none of which contained much noteworthy in any category. Google's own heavy use of it is keeping it back. Google's complex proprietary internal toolchain is keeping the legacy View Engine alive. Angular libraries are still compiled using the View Engine format. It's... moving... slow. Don't worry, you haven't missed much except you might or might not have a hard time upgrading from Angular version 8 View Engine to version 9 Ivy. That's about it. Oh, and you have to solve linting on your own. Also Protractor is even worse off.

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Nathan Pasko Author

Thank you. Feels like a sober assessment.