9717. Upgrading Angular App from 5 to 6Angular
Upgrade Angular App from 5 to 6
1. Angular 5 Vs Angular 6
Angular 6 was released on May 4th, 2018. That is 6 months after its predecessor’s (Angular 5) release. The highlights of Angular 6 include the Angular Command Line Interface (CLI), The Component Development KIT (CDK) and the Angular Material package update.
2.1 Upgrade Angular CLI
Update Angular CLI from globally. In my local, Angular CLI is upgraded from 1.7.4 to 6.1.3.
npm uninstall -g angular-cli npm cache clean npm install -g @angular/cli@latest
Update Angular CLI dev. Go to the root folder of the Angular project, then run following commands.
npm uninstall --save-dev angular-cli npm install --save-dev @angular/cli@latest npm install
2.2 Upgrade Angular Core 5 to Angular 6
ng update @angular/core
- Note, after upgrading,
.angular-cli.jsonwill be deleted, instead,
angular.jsonwill be created.
Install all related packages.
3. Angular Starter
Use Starter to Create new Project, read details at Angular Webpack Starter.