Needless to say, despite having a bit of a steep learning curve Angular is quite a strong and robust platform. Let’s take a look at some of its benefits:
Two-way data binding
Angular was built with Model-View-Controller architecture. And the framework synchronized the Model and the View. Unlike other web frameworks, which implement two-way data binding by using fragile event listeners and handlers, Angular makes this process an integral function of its architecture. Consequently, there’s little need for sequential callbacks to handle modified data or developer interventions.
The new Angular engine is all about its super-optimized bundle size, loading speed, and dynamic loading of components. Ivy renderer aims for unparalleled code debugging and user-friendly app experience. It makes the framework accessible and sets an example by reducing the file sizes though making the framework a feature-rich platform.
Ivy is the third iteration of the Angular renderer after the original compiler and renderer2. With the Angular 9 update, Ivy became a standard compiler and runtime for Angular applications. One of the interesting features of Ivy is tree-shaking. It refers to the component tree on the rendering stage, meaning that it removes unused chunks of code, making the applications smaller and faster to load. This can optimize the size of large applications, as well as improve their performance. Also, it’s backward compatible: After the Angular update, your existing applications will be rendered with Ivy without additional hassle.
Improved Productivity with Code Reusability
With Angular, developers invest less time and effort, for it lets them reuse blocks of code and streamlines the development process. It results in bringing about more functionality with shorter codes making it productive for the teams working on back-to-back similar projects. Also, the code readability of angular is smooth allowing newcomers to easily grasp the ongoing project.
Angular offers a set of ready-to-use components from pre-built UI kits to components in guidelines with Google Design Principles. All of this under Angular Material not only saves time but also help developers to increase performance. Angular Material UI component contains Buttons, Cards, Icons, Grids, Menus, Sliders and a lot more. All this while being versatile, frictionless and high quality.
Angular Universal is a service that allows for rendering applications view on a server instead of client browsers. Google provides a set of tools to either pre-render your application or re-render it for each request by a user. Currently, the toolset is tailored to Node.JS server-side frameworks and supports ASP.NET Core. Google claims that they are going to add support for PHP, Python, and Java.
Code Consistency and Robust Ecosystem
For any strong development environment to be successful, code consistency is the key. Thanks to the Angular CLI and documentation style guide, they both drive consistency at the pioneer level. Angular CLI tool lets the developer create initial projects, run the tests, and add different features in the same project while keeping the entire team on the same page. Developers to be thankful for the style guide that Angular offers. This way, the communication between the team becomes comfortable and less likely to be misinterpreted.
The robust ecosystem of the framework has exceptionally given the power of dependency injection and other resources to the developer communities.
Google Long-Term Support and Material Design
Angular is supported by Google, a major advantage of the technology. While this may sound justified, Google itself is not enough. The good sign though is that Google announced Long-Term Support (LTS) for the technology.
The Angular team has been updating their framework with material design components. With Angular Material you get prebuilt components the variety of which span across form controls, navigation elements, layouts, buttons and indicators, popups, modal windows, and data tables. They are adjusted to Angular use and easy to integrate into a project.
Angular enables developers to write code with simpler structures and simplifies writing code with better facilitation of testing configurations. With long term Google support, it will continue to grow, get updated and receive newer, cutting edge features. It's truly a great framework!