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Ready for Angular 5? Kendo UI is! Read more here

November 8th, 2017

Ready for Angular 5? Kendo UI is! Read more here

  • With Angular 5 the Angular team introduced the package to help add service workers, the heart of Progressive Web Apps, to any Angular application.
  • While I could write about even more changes, here are some other highlights around performance and positive changes to look out for: – – For more in-depth information around the release and what it contains you can refer to the official Angular 5.0.0 changelog file on GitHub.
  • x. Outside of that any breaking changes will only affect you if you implemented certain parts of Angular, so here’s a list of some of the breaking changes to be aware of: – – As mentioned before, for even more information you can refer to Angular’s official changelog file on…
  • Thanks to the work of the Kendo UI dev team, who followed the RC releases of Angular 5 closely, I can proudly say that Kendo UI supports Angular 5 today!
  • Haven’t tried Kendo UI in your Angular applications yet?

The latest release of Angular has landed (and of course, Kendo UI is fully compatible). Check out the best of what’s new in Angular 5.

The latest release of Angular has landed (and of course, Kendo UI is fully compatible). Check out the best of what’s new in Angular 5.

As some of you may be aware, Angular 5 quietly released on November 1st. Originally the Angular team had planned to release this on October 23rd, but just eight days later isn’t too bad for a large open source framework like Angular. For those of you worried about upgrading there’s not too much to be afraid of; the jump from 4.x to 5 is not as big as going from 2.x to 4!

I won’t dive in to every feature in-depth as we’d be here all day. That being said, here are some of the highlights for why you should care about the Angular 5 release and potentially some items to watch out for.

Angular’s Build Optimizer now makes your application bundles even smaller. For those of you unfamiliar with this tool, it’s a CLI tool that helps optimize (duh) the bundles that your application creates. You don’t need to do anything to take advantage of this aside from upgrading to Angular 5 and using the CLI tool to reduce your packages—super easy!

Ahead of Time (AoT) Compilation is now enabled by default for production builds of your application. This is a great feature of Angular that ensures a more performant app across the board….

Angular 5 is Here!