We all knew that the love for angular is keep getting increased in recent time due to it’s feasible features and flexibility over web development which makes the developer’s life more easier. Recently our Angular experts have got to work on one of our Geo-based real time data analytic project in Angular. While getting on it, this project demanded us to upgrade our project to the latest version of Angular 6 and that’s where all it’s begin. Yes! we got a chance to make an analysis over Angular 6 to bring some extended features which is ideally required our project.
On the go, one of our developers also shared his views and experience about experimenting angular version 6 features and how to upgrade yourself to angular version 6. Hopefully, it created a colossal impact to our readers and also to us. So, at the end, we took one step forward to take a deep analysis about the Angular 6 which is becoming more popular among the developers now.
Moving forward, we also initiated a twitter chat with the industry experts and developers from angular to know which feature they love the most in angular v6/v6.1 and who inspired them most in angular community. Without limiting with the small circle, we would like to share it with you all.
Before I start sharing the expert’s view, this year is running fast like a roller coaster especially for angular! It keep surprising us with lots of updated features and latest versions.
With the same excitement, let me share a few more information about the latest release of Angular 6 and it’s interesting features and hoping that would excite you too.
Angular V6.1 released with lots of bugfixes and features like Router Scroll Position Restoration, ShadowDOM v1 View Encapsulation,
keyvalue Pipe, Schematics Chaining , TypeScript 2.9 and more. In case if you missed to note any of these, well we have added a quick report for your reference.
To see the complete list of features and bugfixes Visit Angular changelog.
Expert’s Favorite Feature in Angular 6
To make this survey even more effective, we started asking the experts to know which feature is their most favorite one in Angular 6 and who inspired them most in Angular Community and we also got some cool replies.
Here are some of their interesting replies:-
I’d have to go with the new add library feature in the CLI. It makes a task that used to be challenging much more trivial now.
— Dan Wahlin (@DanWahlin) August 3, 2018
He also creates and contributes to software development courses for Pluralsight.com and Udemy.com. He has authored/co-authored multiple books, written hundreds of technical articles. Alongside, he also authored technical documents for the big companies like Microsoft, Google and lot more.
2. Jacob Ashcraft: A CEO at Side Software Company – which aims to provide custom information management and B2B solutions. He helps in providing useful, efficient solutions and services that bridge the gap between Systems Integrators’ automation services and their clients’ advanced technology needs.
— Jake Ashcraft (@jakeashcraft74) July 30, 2018
ng add(technically the CLI but still), and getting up to speed with latest Typescript especially and also RxJS.
Ivy and Elements sound very super interesting as well but neither is finished so they don’t count yet.
— Meligy ? ng-sydney (@Meligy) July 30, 2018
From v6: provideIn Services and ng update. From v6.1 the router scroll! 🙂
— Loiane Groner (@loiane) August 3, 2018
Github Link : https://github.com/loiane
In Angular in general it would be the async pipe. In version 6.1 the scroll position history is pretty great as well =) What do you think?
— Brecht Billiet (@brechtbilliet) July 30, 2018
Github Link : https://github.com/brechtbilliet
Th new keyvalue pipe is pretty awesome. And I am really looking forward for the new Ivy renderer 🙂
— Dominic Elm ? (@elmd_) August 2, 2018
For me it’s the “update” command, I’ve been involved in major projects where upgrading from Angular 2 to Angular 4 was a major headache – this helps!
— Sam Orgill (@samorgill) July 26, 2018
Max Schwarzmüller as his courses were very helpful when I was starting out. I use WebStorm & it’s a whole other league to VS Code / Atom. Autocorrection & integration with TSLint, Git & Sonar make it ?
— Sam Orgill (@samorgill) July 27, 2018
8. Marine: A perfect fullstack developer who likes to play around web development. But Waite! She is more than that She is expert in exploring new technologies, series, animes, video games, books and tattoos.
us — Marine (@MiyuHmt) July 26, 2018
— Yazan Aabed (@YazanAabed) August 2, 2018
10. Sandre Elias: Quite interestingly Sandre Elias enjoys playing with Angular & IOT and recently he became an Google GDE and that’s not the end, he is also the Owner of ESO Information Technology & Services in Breda Area, Netherlands.
— Sander Elias @?? (@esosanderelias) August 2, 2018
— David Müllerchen (@webdave_de) August 3, 2018
From the conversation we had, It clearly states that angular experts and developers are more satisfied with the Angular’s recent releases and literally they are loving it the most because its makes their coding life easier and interesting like never before.
Who Inspired Them ?
Here we are the listing down some of the industry thought leaders who continues to be an inspiration to the developers, in various ways like educating and motivating them to explore more in this angular framework :-
1. Todd Motto – Follow @toddmotto
Owner and trainer at Ultimate Angular, GDE ( Google Developer Expert) for Angular and Web Technologies. On the go, he is empowering nearly 40,000+ developers through online courses with the mission of making them experts in Angular.
GitHub Link: https://github.com/toddmotto
2. Juri Strumpflohner – Follow @juristr
3. John Papa – Follow @john_papa
GitHub Link : https://github.com/johnpapa
4. Dan Wahlin – Follow @DanWahlin
Dan Wahlin is a world-renowned developer and instructor who has been teaching developers for past 15 years and has a knack for making hard concepts easy to understand. Both Google and Microsoft have recognized his contributions in the world of Web development and awarded him the Google GDE (Google Developer Expert) and Microsoft MVP awards.
GitHub Link : https://github.com/DanWahlin
5. David East – Follow @_davideast
David is Developer Advocate at Google on Firebase, specialized in placing executive interim managers into the NHS. David is the Associate Director of “Healthcare Interim Management” at Veredus. Besides, he also runs his weekly web newsletter via https://frontendnews.io/
GitHub Link : https://github.com/davideast
6. Maxim Salnikov – Follow @webmaxru
Maxim is a Web Developer front-end engineer, also a (GDE) Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies & IoT. One of the finely emerged active public speaker & trainer with a focus on Technology and the founder of Mobile Era & ngVikings conferences.
GitHub Link : https://github.com/webmaxru
7. Manfred Steyer – Follow @ManfredSteyer
Trainer and Consultant with focus on Angular. Awarded as a Google Developer Expert (GDE) and Microsoft MVP who writes for O’Reilly, the German Java Magazine and windows.developer also he frequently delivers his awesome speeches at conferences.
GitHub Link : https://github.com/manfredsteyer
You can start following these experts on twitter if you want to learn more and stay updated in this industry, .
Need a Quick Answer Here:-
Hold on! the wait is not over! who knows? Angular’s next version can shock us more by revealing some awesome features than the current version. So let’s be thirst to explore more about Angular in future. Also, if you like to share few words about Angular or your most loved features then the comment box is open for you! Do post your opinions & valuable feedback’s with us and if you found it helpful then don’t forget to hit the share buttons to share your wisdom on Angular with the world. Dont forget to follow us on Twitter here : Follow @agiratech and join our twitter chat:)
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