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6 Reasons Top Engineers Recommend Angular đź‘Ť

Angular, React, Meteor, Ember, Backbone, Knockout…

How do you choose?

Making the wrong decision can be very costly.

Both companies and developers currently face this problem.

Getting started with any new technology is an investment. Whether that’s in time, money or both.

Joe Eames is a software craftsman that has made some big bets on Angular.

Joe is the founder of ng-conf, the largest Angular conference, and is now working with other industry leaders to help educate developers about the framework.

I asked him, “Why are you so confident in the future of Angular?” He gave me six convincing reasons to believe in the framework.

I’ll let you read his response for yourself.

Here are the six reasons why Joe Eames recommends Angular:

First, we have performance. Angular 2 is fast. Blazing fast; in fact, no framework is faster. Some are right there with it neck and neck, but nothing is faster than Angular 2.

Next, Angular 2 was built with modern tools and standards in mind. It supports ES6 modules, tools like webpack and SystemJS, and has even helped push the standards by helping to pioneer decorators in ECMAScript.

The mental model of Angular 2 is much more simplified than Angular 1. No longer do you have to choose between three similar concepts when designing the major building blocks of your application. Instead, components handle everything.

Angular 2 is the natural successor to Angular 1, so it’s poised to become just as popular, if not even more so than Angular 1 was. That means that learning it will likely be good for your career, and later, you will have an easier time finding experienced Angular 2 developers.

Angular 2 is also a complete solution; it includes rendering, compilation, binding, server communication, and unit testing all together. No need to worry about trying to choose from twenty different libraries when you actually need to make an HTTP call.

Finally, Angular 2 was built from the ground up to solve the same problems Angular 1 solves: everything from simple demo apps to large enterprise-scale applications. It is highly testable, supports accessibility and localization, and works great for one man shops through to huge teams.

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I totally feel your pain. – JustGage – Medium

  • At the end of the day you can actually refactor things and know you didn’t break anything.
  • That’s priceless for any business that needs to “move fast and not break things.

I totally feel your pain. Reacts tooling is crazy. However I also think that Angular’s scopes and two way data binding quite bad as well. I would strongly encourage you to try out Elm! It’s easy to…
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Intoduction to $apply() Function and the $digest Loop in angularjs

  • The expressions are a special type of directive that set up a watcher on models or functions—something we did in the last section.
  • After the function call ends, angularjs knows that some model changes might have occurred.
  • But what if the listener function of the watcher itself changes any model?
  • After calling the listener functions, the digest cycle starts all over again and fires each watcher to check if any of the models have been mutated in the last loop.
  • If any change is found, the corresponding listener is called as usual and, if none of the models have changed, the digest cycle ends.

Let’s take a look at a very simple AngularJS snippet where you start typing your name into an input field. There is also a div that shows what you typed,
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‘angularjs’ tag wiki

  • AngularJS (a.k.a. AngularJS 1) is an open-source JavaScript framework.
  • Its goal is to augment browser-based applications with Model–View–Whatever (MV*) capability and reduce the amount of JavaScript needed to make web applications functional.
  • AngularJS (also known as AngularJS 1) is an open-source JavaScript framework for building CRUD-centric Ajax-style web applications.
  • Its goal is to shim the browser to augment the HTML vocabulary with directives useful for building dynamic web applications.
  • AngularJS was developed and is maintained by Google, and is used internally by 1600+ applications.


AngularJS (a.k.a. AngularJS 1) is an open-source JavaScript framework. Its goal is to augment browser-based applications with Model–View–Whatever (MV*) capability and reduce the amount of JavaScript needed to make web applications functional. These types of applications are also frequently known as single-page applications (SPAs). It is entirely distinct from its successor, referred to simply as Angular, with its own tag, see [tag:angular2].

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