It is not yet confirm as java outsourcing vendor doesn’t have much details. But it seems that Angular will be ported to other languages together with its Angular Universal, a server-side counterpart. While getting a glance through it, chances are there that will make Angular the first multi-language full stack platform.
Angular 2 is about to release by the officials, and the enter java development community is excited about the possibilities that will be available with it. According to the latest reports, it is releasing in May. We know this because of the announcement made by officials with a quote that states the future of Angular-
With Angular 2, we’re really attacking it from a ‘platform of capabilities’ standpoint… Our plan is to have versions that will work with many server-side technologies, from Java to Python.
If we explain this quote, it might mean to use Angular for full stack development in multiple ecosystems. Let’s go through the following topics-
- Angular in non-JS languages
- The Angular Universal starter
- Benefits of using Angular on the server side
- Server side Angular
Angular 2 is internally developed in Typescript and is available in Dart. To make it available in other languages and platforms other than Dart is completely a new thing.
The possibility of leveraging Angular and using it on the server is not the first attempt made by developers, via the Angular Universal Project.
It is a core Angular project that allows developers to use Angular 2 on a Node.js server to render the server side.
How It Works?
Angular Universal offers a view rendering engine for express, which is in everything similar to any other express rendering engine.
Benefits Of Using Angular On The Server Side
Server side rendering is gaining fame for instance in the react community, as it lets product organizations to develop single page apps that don’t suffer from search engine index-ability problems, and provide great UI experience to the users.
Major benefits are-
- Users can use HTML page that renders with very little startup time
- As most of the work is done on the server side, only a small amount of JS requires to be transferred to the client to overtake the page as a SPA, this boosts speed.
- It is ideal for mobile devices.
- The page is easily indexed by different search engines.