We are pleased to announce version 5.0.0 of Angular, pentagonal-donut. This is a major release containing new features and bugfixes. This release continues our focus on making Angular smaller, faster, and easier to use.
Here’s a breakdown of some of the biggest changes in v5. For the full list, please see the changelog.
As of 5.0.0, production builds created with the CLI will now apply the build optimizer by default.
The build optimizer is a tool included in our CLI for making your bundles smaller using our semantic understanding of your Angular application.
The build optimizer has two main jobs. First, we are able to mark parts of your application as
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