All things Angular 2.0

A talk by Yuri Takhteyev, CTO at

Yuri talks to the #AngularJSTO meetup group about what we can expect from Angular 2.0 and how to better prepare for the transition.

Topics Covered

  • How Angular 2 takes the best of Angular 1, while addressing challenges we’ve experienced with 1.x and borrowing the best ideas from alternative frameworks such as ReactJS.
  • How Angular 2 takes advantage of new JavaScript features available in ES6.
  • The current state of Angular 2 and when we expect it to be ready for real-world use.
  • How to write your Angular 1 code today so that it would be easy to convert it to Angular 2 later.

Speaker's Bio

Yuri Takhteyev is the CTO at and a former faculty member at the University of Toronto. His interests span software architecture and global software development culture. Yuri’s book on software development in Brazil ( was published by the MIT Press in 2012. His other work has appeared in academic journals and in popular publications such as To hear more from Nick, follow him on Twitter at @qaramazov.