Angular 8 is here! What’s new?

I’ve been using Angular for many years now, started with AngularJS. I simply love it. Angular is an excellent framework for building web applications.

Now Angular has been released in version 8.

This is a new major release spanning the entire platform, including the framework, Angular Material, and the CLI with synchronized major versions.

How to update to version 8

Visit for detailed information and guidance. For most developers, one command should take care of this update:

ng update @angular/cli @angular/core

If you are also using Angular Material

ng update @angular/material

Top 8 Features of Angular 8

* Differential Loading
* Builders API
* Support for $location
* Web Workers
* Router Backwards Compatibility
* Dynamic imports for lazy routes
* Bazel Support

* Ivy Rendering Engine (preview)


Angular 8 now depends on TypeScript 3.4. Check out the release notes to know what has changed.