After years of protracted development and a tumultuous release cycle, Angular 2 abruptly crash-landed onto the web. Now that the dust has settled, the thoughts foremost on developers minds is - can it be used? Is Angular 2 backwards compatible? Can I upgrade from my Angular 1.x app, or is it a full rewrite? Do I really have to? This talk will explain the angular 2 upgrade path, from restructuring your angular 1.x code to running side-by-side using the UpgradeAdapter.