AngularDart: Best of both worlds
— Google’s Dart Team (@dart_lang) 20. Juli 2016
What does it mean for Dart developers?
Filip Hracek, Program Manager in the Dart team, announced that the move is “amazing news” for Dart developers because the Angular Dart source code will be more Dart-y, faster, cleaner and it will use Dart features which previously didn’t work with TypeScript flavor.
Take AngularDart for a ride
angular2 2.0.0-beta.18 can be found on the pub site. For those who already use AngularDart in their projects, they can use
pub upgrade to get the latest version.
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Moving full steam ahead
It wasn’t long ago that Dart launched its 1.17 version. The team’s goal was to make sure Dart is “even more productive for developers,” which is why they have optimized their core tools deal with large applications and have seen significant improvement over the last two releases. One of the strengths of Dart 1.17 is the increased stability of Dartium; the speed of the Dart Analyzer has been improved by over 200 percent on large codebases.
Plus, Dartium startup time on large applications at Google has improved by a factor of 4.