Well, Angular is intended to be a JavaScript web framework, so it seems pretty natural to write Angular in JavaScript, or some flavour of JavaScript like TypeScript.

Angular could be written in C++ or Java, but inevitably it would need to make calls to JavaScript code. This introduces an impedance mismatch.

But you’re right, dynamically typed languages are extremely popular. Python and JavaScript are currently the two hottest languages, primarily because of their flexible, dynamic nature. Ruby and PHP remain popular languages. Erlang/Elixir and Julia are growing rapidly. Clojure and Smalltalk are well-loved languages.

That’s why I use Amber or PharoJS (Pharo) for front-end development. Many others use ClojureScript (Clojure), Dart, Opal (Ruby), and Transcrypt (Python). Who needs frameworks???

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