Angular 10- Top Features and Modifications that You Must Know!

October 9, 2020
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Angular, the TypeScript-based, JavaScript-compiled, Google-developed framework, has been prevalent in the software industry since 2009. Over time, this framework has proved highly efficient for developing intuitive and dynamic applications as required by diverse industrial sectors. Owing to this, increasing demand for AngularJS development services has been observed globally. Since its inception, Angular has released several advanced versions successfully in progression. Recently, on 24June 2020, its latest version- Angular 10was released. So let us explore this update in detail.

Angular 10 and its Value Offerings

Angular 10 looks quite smaller than its previous versions but is an effective attempt of the Angular team to keep this framework relevant and up-to-date. Below are the top updates of this version:

CommonJS import warnings

When the AngularJS app developers make use of dependencies bundled with CommonJS, it results in larger code bundles and ultimately slow performing applications. But after this update, the developers will automatically be notified in case a CommonJS module pulls into your build.

Optional Stricter Settings

Angular 10 comes with a stricter project set-up for the creation of a new workspace using “ngnew”.Activating the flag- “ng new-strict” can initialize the new project just with a few settings which enhance maintainability, enable the CLI to optimize the app functions in an advanced manner, and help in the timely identification of bugs.

Updates in JS Ecosystem

Certain modifications have been made for keeping the framework synchronized and up-to-date with the JavaScript Ecosystem. For instance, TypeScript is updated to TypeScript 3.9, the static analysis tool for TypeScript- TSLint has been updated to v6, and the runtime library for TypeScript- TSLib has been updated to v2.0. They have also upgraded the project layout. Therefore, every Angular JS app development company can leverage these functionalities for architecting responsive, user-friendly, and customizable apps.

Additional Features and Updates

  • The team has added a program-based entry-point finder- EntryPointFinder in Angular version 10. This is supposedly faster than DirectoryWalkerEntryPointFinder.
  • Several unimportant sections have been removed. For example, FESM5 or ESM5 bundles are removed from the angular Package Format anymore to save install-and download-time. Also, Wrapped Value is deprecated to save on performance costs.
  • The Angular team along with the community has resolved about 700 issues considering the overall framework components and tools. Additionally, 2,000 more issues were touched.
  • Angular10 supports the merging of several translation files. Now it’s possible to specify multiple files per locale for the users and with the help of messaging ID, and merge transactions from every file.
  • For performance improvement, the Angular team has made computation of basePaths lazy, so, the work will be performed in TargetedEntryPointFinder only if required.

 

Final Verdict:

With incredible features, some removals, and some modifications, Angular has enriched itself and become all the more powerful. Hence, the popularity of Angular development has exponentially risen.

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