Releases & Roadmap

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v3.3

Under review
  • Permissions API in the cross-platform layer
  • Getting Started sample app port for TypeScript/JavaScript
  • RTL support in the cross-platform modules, including RTL layout support
  • 30% dedicated time to reduce CLI and cross-platform modules issues


v3.2

  • Performance optimizations in the Angular integration layer (based on the 3.1 research and analysis)
  • Enable backstackVisible option for Angular projects
  • Performance improvements in the CSS layer and the default theme
  • Extend and improve installation scripts
  • Enable TabView at application root (not disappearing upon page navigation)
  • Enable navigation in modal pages
  • 30% dedicated time to reduce CLI and cross-platform modules issues



v3.1

Released
  • Further performance optimizations
    • Recycle native UI widgets to a pool of reusable instances
    • Do not destroy UI elements for pages in the backstack upon forward navigation (greatly improves backward navigation)
  • Deep profiling and analysis in the Angular integration layer
  • Local (on client machine) snapshot builds for Android - expected significant loading time boost
  • Chrome DevTools Elements Tab enablement
  • 30% dedicated time to reduce CLI and cross-platform modules issues

v3.0

Released
  • Major improvements in the cross-platform JavaScript layer
    • Improved runtime performance and loading time (depending on App's UI)
    • Greatly simplified extensibility model for custom UI plugins
  • Graphical installer for Windows
  • Local (on client machine) snapshot builds for Android - expected loading time boost
  • Page Agent and Network tab in Chrome DevTools
  • Introducing RC releases


v2.5

Released
  • WebPack 2.0 support
  • Lazy loading in Angular
  • Ahead of time compilation (AoT) in Angular
  • Minification support via Uglify.js through WebPack
  • Integration with Chrome DevTools debugger
  • Debug and LiveSync+watch support for VS Code extension.

v2.4

Released
  • Enable using NativeScript with existing native applications
  • More App Starter templates
  • FlexBox layout
  • MultiThreading support
  • Angular 2.2 supoprt
  • Default Theme

v2.3

Released

v2.2

Released
  • Angular 2.0 SDK release
  • New UX theme for default apps
  • App Starter templates
  • Faster Hot Reload
  • Android performance improvements
  • Threading support

v2.1

Released
  • Angular 2.0 SDK release
  • Code Encryption and Security
  • Faster Hot Reload
  • Android performance improvements
  • Localization and i18n


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