Google Announces the Release of AngularJS 1.5
Bacon Darwin, AngularJS team member stated "The primary theme for this release was to improve the upgrade path to Angular 2". Google planned to abandon Angular 1 moving on to Angular 2 however Google underestimated the success of the popular framework suffering backlash from the development community and forcing them to rethink the strategy. Eventually, the dev team ended up dedicating quite a serious amount of time to putting together a way to move Angular 1.x coders to the new Angular 2.x syntax that's incompatible with the old one. Continue reading this story here. Continue reading this story here.