Angular JS, was initiated as an internal project by Google in 2010, this became quite popular within a couple of years and the Software industry has adapted Angular JS as a core front end development framework for their next generation application.
A framework is important for any application development. Generally, many developers work together to develop a large scale application, each have their own way of writing code. There are coding guidelines and conventions that are usually followed, however, the framework is allowed to control the overall flow of code and process.
Since the break-through changes in angular 2, developers who have released applications using Angular 1.x are working to upgrade from Angular 1.x to Angular 2. The Angular 2 community has released UpgradeAdapter to upgrade Angular 1.x to Angular 2 but it’s quite difficult to upgrade without re-writing your existing source code.
Angular 2 has written from scratch in order to make it a modern framework which uses ES6/7 standard and to ensure it is compatible with ES5. The reason to choose Angualr 2 is because it uses a component based concept which focusses on component re-use to produce less bulky and more maintainable code.
Angular 2 uses Component Based Architecture instead of MV*. A component is an independent, reusable and pluggable part of an application. A typical component overview is as follows. A component can be used independently or can be extended for use along with other components. An advantage of component based architecture is, it reduces development time as we can reuse existing components. Moreover, in order to develop scalable applications, we can enhance existing components for better reuse instead of developing entirely new functions.
Nowadays, it is imperative to choose cutting edge technology to develop your bespoke application or software development. Everyone wants to target larger audiences, this is only possible when you choose the technology that targets users across different platforms: mobile (iOS Application Development, Android Application Development, Hybrid Application Development, or Cross platform app Development), tablet and desktop clients.
Since we are adapting Service Oriented Architecture to keep the business layer isolated and support all the smart devices and as well as different client services (eg. authenticating application users from Google and Facebook,) It is worth choosing a front end framework which provides a reusable, testable and upgradable environment to deliver the best software solution to your clients.
The four pillars of Angular 2:
1. DRY (Don’t repeat yourself)
3. Data Binding
4. DI (Dependency Injection for loose coupling)
Once you start working with Angular 2, you will find it is a simple framework to work with and an invaluable tool for modern front end development. At RSK Business Solutions, we can provide both nearshore development resources and Offshore Development resources to help you with any bespoke web application development using Angular 2. Please contact us to find out more about our Smart Sourcing services.
Praveen is a seasoned IT Solutions Leader and Director at RSK Business Solutions, a technology-driven IT Consulting Company that specializes in Bespoke Software Development, Agile Consulting, Mobile App Development, Smart Sourcing, and much more. For the last 17 years, he has been delivering quality custom IT solutions that help businesses achieve their goals.