I am using Angular CLI: 7.3.8,
Brett Nieland
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Hello Brett! The team is currently in the process of rewriting the Angular compiler. I published an updated deep-dive article that explores the new compiler, called Ivy:

While the current Angular compiler is still relevant and will be the default for the upcoming Angular 8.0 release, I would suggest focusing on Ivy first, as this is the direction where Angular is headed.