Angular was dead on arrival

Angular was dead on arrival

I'm commonly asked why more people don't choose "angular2" which in my head I correct to "angular". (we're on angular 3 alread.. no, 4,... no.) Quite simply, the answer is Typescript. Whether we like it or not the majority of javascript developers in our field are new or mediocre developers who don't have the time or cognitive ease to attempt to learn another language.

It was a huge mistake for the team to release the library with the small amount of constantly outdated documentation entirely in Typescript. Most stackoverflow searches for angular aren't even relevant or accurate given the constantly

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Typescript transcompilation in browser

Typescript transcompilation in browser

So I contributed to the typescript-compile repo for which you can acquire in terminal with this command:

git clone https://github.com/niutech/typescript-compile.git  

At any rate, typescript was backed by the Angular team and it's been steaming along, leaving this in-browser compiling library behind. I don't particularly support this repo anymore at any rate because I feel it's much easier to just use the official ts compile library by acquiring it via `npm. I thought it was important enough to mention here since i've been getting a lot of emails about updating to the newest ts version or

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