What's New In Angular 5?

Angular 5 is going to be a much better Angular. The Angular version 5 will be fully released in September/October 2017.

Angular 5 contains a bunch of new features, performance improvements, and a lot of bug fixes and also, some surprises to Angular lovers.
  • Make AOT the default
  • Watch mode
  • Type checking in templates
  • More flexible metadata
  • Remove *.ngfactory.ts files
  • Better error messages
  • Smooth upgrades
  • Tree-Shakeable components
  • Hybrid Upgrade Application
  • And so on...
Angular 5 Performance Improvements - Angular 5
  • Use of addEventListener for the faster rendering and it is the core functionality.
  • Update to new version of build-optimizer.
  • Added some Improvements on the abstract class methods and interfaces
  • Remove decorator DSL which depends on Reflect for Improve the Performance of Apps and This is the core functionality.
  • Added an option to remove blank text nodes from compiled templates
  •  Switch Angular to use Static-Injector instead of Reflective-Injector.
  • Improve the applications testing.
  • Improve the performance of hybrid applications
  • Improvements on Lazy loading for Angular
  • And so on...
Some improvements on HttpClient – This is used for applications to communicate with backend services over the HTTP protocol!
  • Improvement on Type-checking the response
  • Improvement on Reading the full response
  • Improvement on Error handling and fetching error details
  • Improvement on Intercepting all requests or responses
  • Improvement on Logging
  • Improvement on Caching
  • Improvement on XSRF Protection
Added Features - Angular 5
  • Added Representation of Placeholders to xliff and xmb in the compiler
  • Added an Options Arg to Abstract Controls in the forms controls
  • Added add default updateOn values for groups and arrays to form controls
  • Added updateOn blur option to form controls
  •  Added updateOn submit option to form controls
  • Added an Events Tracking Activation of Individual Routes
  • Added NgTemplateOutlet API as stable in the common controls
  • Create StaticInjector which does not depend on Reflect polyfill
  • Added [@.disabled] attribute to disable animation children in the animations
  • And so on..
Router Life Cycle Events – Angular 5

Added new router lifecycle events for Guards and Resolvers
  • GuardsCheckStart,
  • GuardsCheckEnd,
  • ResolveStart and
  • ResolveEnd
Angular 5 Bug Fixes - Angular 5
  • Fixed compilation error by using the correct type for providers
  • Skip PWA test when redeploying non-public commit
  • Don't strip CSS source maps. This is the compiler related fix
  • Remove tsickle (language-service) dependency
  • Support persisting dynamic styles within animation states
  • Ignore @import in multi-line css
  • Fix platform-browser-dynamic
  • Forbid destroyed views to be inserted or moved in VC
  • Support persisting dynamic styles within animation states
  • And so on...