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The "History of AngularJS" Lesson is part of the full, Angular 1.x Essentials course featured in this preview video. Here's what you'd learn in this lesson:
AngularJS was developed in 2009 by Misko Hevery. At the time of this course, the current stable release version is 1.0.7. Originally Angular was targeted toward CRUD-style applications. It's evolved a lot since then.