This guide was written for Angular 2 version: 2.0.0-rc.4
Filters allow a developer to transform or format an item or collection of items in a view without having to actually alter the format or value of the underlying bound item(s) themselves. An example of this would be formatting date values so that they appear in a certain format when rendered, but are stored in a different format in the application code.
Angular 2 has the same filter functionality as Angular 1, and it's now referred to as "Pipes". In this guide, we'll review how to use the built-in filters in Angular 1, and which of those same filters are available as pipes in Angular 2.
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