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How to create a memory leak in Angular

explore the most common cause of memory leaks in Angular apps — learn how to fix them and to avoid them in the future

Performance is crucial to the success of a web application. As a developer, it’s essential to know how memory leaks are created and how to deal with them.

This knowledge is especially important once your application reaches a certain size. If you aren’t careful about memory leaks, then you may end up in a “memory-leak taskforce”. (Yes, I have also been part of one 😉).

Memory leaks can have multiple sources. However, we believe that in Angular, there’s a pattern to the most common cause of memory leaks. And, there’s also a way to avoid them. Find out more

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