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When is Angular 2 released? Can I start headless Drupal projects today?

Submitted by dryer on Sun, 06/19/2016 - 15:07

Angular is a popular framework for creating front end web applications. These run in the browser and provide great experiences for headless CMS scenarios and custom web applications alike. Together with server side rendering coming in Angular 2, it is perfect for building fluent content experiences on Drupal 8 REST APIs.

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Angular 2 and Drupal communities collaborating on Weather Channel projects

Submitted by dryer on Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:23

At the Angularconf 2016 Matt Davis from Mediacurrent discussed the collaboration between the Angular 2 and Drupal communities. Currently Drupal is missing a comprehensive front end framework and is looking at coupling together with Angular to provide a more contemporary administration editing interface.

Drupal team working on Angular 2 Universal support for Twig / PHP

Submitted by dryer on Tue, 03/29/2016 - 17:36

Decoupling Drupal and working with a front end framework has been a hot topic in the Drupal Community for a while now. Dries Buytaert has discussed the prospects of different options, and has even credited the Angular 2 team for changing their licensing to be compatible with Drupal.

Drupal 8 REST API and Isomorphic JavaScript (Universal with React, Angular 2)

Submitted by dryer on Tue, 09/08/2015 - 18:36

The word is out. Headless Drupal with a REST API, is not the future. You're better off rendering your initial view on the server side. The wheel has been reinvented. This is called Isomorphic or Universal Javascript. The jury is still out on what title is the best. But Isomorphic JavaScript, introduced way back in 2013 by AirBNB and others holds some advantages.