Angular 2 introduces the concept of ahead-of-time compilation (AOT). This is an alternate configuration in which you can run your applications to move some processing time from inside the browser (referred to as just-in-time compilation or JIT) to when you compile your application on the server.
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AOT compilation is application-agnostic, so you should be able to add this to any existing Angular 2 application with minimal modification.
For the purposes of this example, suppose you have an existing
app/app.module.ts. You needn't concern yourself with ...