Method 1: Checking the AngularJS Version in Your Project Files
Step 1: Locate the AngularJS library file
The first step is to locate the AngularJS library file in your project. This file is usually named
Step 2: Open the AngularJS library file
Open the AngularJS library file in your preferred text editor or integrated development environment (IDE). At the top of the file, you’ll find a comment block containing information about the library, such as the version number, release date, and license details.
Step 3: Find the version number
Look for the version number in the comment block, which is usually in the following format:
v1.X.Y, where X and Y represent the major and minor version numbers, respectively. The version number should be clearly visible, and you can now identify the specific AngularJS version used in your project.
Method 2: Checking the AngularJS Version Directly in the Browser
Step 1: Load your web application
Open your web application in your preferred browser, ensuring that AngularJS is properly loaded and functional. This method assumes that your application is already using AngularJS and it is correctly implemented.
Step 2: Open the browser’s developer tools
Access the developer tools in your browser. In most browsers, you can open the developer tools by right-clicking on any part of the web page and selecting “Inspect” or “Inspect Element” from the context menu. Alternatively, you can use the following keyboard shortcuts:
- Chrome, Edge, and Opera:
Step 4: Check the AngularJS version
To check the version of AngularJS, type the following command in the console and press Enter:
The console should display an object containing the version information, including the major, minor, and patch numbers. For example:
In this example, the AngularJS version is 1.8.2.
Knowing the version of AngularJS used in your projects is essential for understanding compatibility, debugging, and upgrading your applications. This article has provided two methods to check the AngularJS version: examining the library file in your project and using the browser’s developer tools. By following these steps, you can easily determine the specific version of AngularJS in use and ensure that your application is up to date with the latest features and