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Manas Mishra
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AngularJS is dead.

Yes, you read it right. AngularJS is dead now. The first version of Angular, is not being supported by Angular any more. Angular Developer, published an article over "The Angular Blog", that they are discontinuing the Long Term Support for AngularJS (check here).

Angular Team recommend developers and businesses, who are using AngularJS to switch to the successor of Angular JS, which is Angular. Currently, they released Angular v13, but if you are using any angular version, other than the first one, which is actually Angular JS, then you are safe to work with it. But, if your project is still in AngularJS, then this article will help you to migrate it to Angular.

Here’s what you can expect as a part of this new long term state:

  • CDN links will remain active and AngularJS.org will remain online

  • We’ll provide read-only access to the code, issue, and pull request history on GitHub by archiving the angular.js repo and related repositories (that is, AngularJS Material, bower-material, etc.)

  • The AngularJS npm packages will remain on npm and bower, marked as deprecated

AngularJS set a solid foundation for Angular and helped define the future of the web, because many of us, who are web developers, learnt Angular as it's first Javascript framework.

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Simon Wicki

AngularJS has been my first love. All these memories πŸ₯²

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Manas Mishra Author

I too started my JS journey with AngularJS

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valbuena

when i decided it was time to take frontend dev seriously VUE was just the new kid on the block... before all of that i was just a designer.

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Simon Wicki

Btw, yesterday I published my Ode to AngularJS. Maybe it will bring back some memories for you, too πŸ₯°

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Phil Suggars • Edited on

"Angular Team recommend developers and businesses, who are using AngularJS to switch to the successor of Angular JS," by which they mean React don't they ;) I mean, joking aside, the component tree and props all smell a lot like custom directives and data bindings to me. (Before anyone starts throwing rocks - this is a deliberately facetious comment - I'm not trying to start a flame war - I'm sure Angular 2 is great).

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Manas Mishra Author

LOL

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Tirtha Guha

Oh, I thought it was dead years back. We used to do backboneJS, and from there we tried doing AngularJS, and found it weird and horrible.
I believe JSX variants are here to stay and MV** like AngularIO too will be out someday too. Github Stars, Stack Overflow Trends (insights.stackoverflow.com/trends?...) and Google Trends (https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=today%205-y&q=%2Fm%2F012l1vxv,%2Fg%2F11c6w0ddw9,Vue,%2Fm%2F0268gyp) are showing the signs already.

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john

It is perfect to study Typescript

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Manas Mishra Author

yes. Thats why I learnt TS a lot before

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Warren Parad

It was dead 10 years ago, this isn't news. We've been using Vue for quite a while and I'm sure a lot will say "react is the thing to use".

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punisher49

All those companies which are still using Angular JS, can all go to hell now

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Ivan Jeremic

If something is dead doesn't mean the code can't run. LoL grow up.

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Keylor

I think this is true.

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Manas Mishra Author

yup, it is. It can run. But, there will be no more updates for angular JS

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punisher49

Yeah I've seen a lot of rubbish code somehow running till now. But maintaining it becomes more and more impossible. So good luck adding a new package when your stupid management bwants a new feature and doesn't give a shit what is going on in the project.

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Ivan Jeremic

I never even used anything angular related, I'm a react developer just wanted to make clear how it works in the world.

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punisher49

I know how it works.
At least I have more experience than you.
Don't try behave like you know everything and your opponent is stupid

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Ivan Jeremic

But you don't, from how you are writing you are not even 18 or very low IQ.

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Mike Talbot

Long term support is still available from another party: xlts.dev/angularjs

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Todd Pressley

Good to know for those of us who cannot /should not migrate

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Manas Mishra Author

No, they can move to new version of angular, specifically angular 13