Angular roadmap embraces security, simplicity

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A roadmap published for Google’s TypeScript-based Angular web framework has the platform adding support for native trusted types for security and strict typing for forms.New features cited in the roadmap are not yet designated for a specific version of Angular but are categorized as either “in progress” or “future.” The capabilities could find their way into the planned Angular 11 release or a different version.With native trusted types, DOM-based cross-site scripting vulnerabilities are prevented. Plans call for the addition of a trusted types API to help build secure web applications. This capability is listed as “in progress.”Stricter type checking for reactive forms is listed as a “future” improvement. Stricter type checking will allow developers to catch more issues during development time and enable better text editing and IDE support.Other plans noted in Angular roadmap include:
Ergonomic component-level code-splitting APIs, an in-progress feature intended to improve the speed of web applications.
Development tools for debugging and performance profiling, an in-progress plan.
Webpack 5 module bundler support in the CLI, bringing build speed and bundle size improvements. This is cited as a future improvement.
Integration of the MDC Web library into the Angular Material UI component library, an in-progress …

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