Google, Microsoft to combine TypeScript and AtScript in Angular 2

March 5, 2015


Google and Microsoft are writing the Angular 2 framework in TypeScript.

Today, during the opening keynote at ng-conf in Salt Lake City, members of the Microsoft TypeScript team and Google’s Angular development manager Brad Green announced the Angular 2 framework will be written in TypeScript, Microsoft’s superset JavaScript language.

The AngularJS framework and library for building Web applications has traditionally been written in JavaScript, but the companies announced their collaboration on Angular 2 would enhance it with a new set of cross-platform tools. As part of Angular 2, TypeScript will adopt key features of Google’s AtScript superset language and runtime as the teams work to converge the two languages under TypeScript in Angular 2.

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