The 6.0.0 release of Angular is here! This is a major release focused less on the underlying framework, and more on the toolchain and on making it easier to move quickly with Angular in the future.
As a part of this release, we are synchronizing the major versions going forward for the framework packages (
@angular/compiler, etc), the Angular CLI, and Angular Material + CDK. All are releasing as 6.0.0 today. We made this change to clarify cross compatibility. The minor and patch releases for these projects will be issued based on the project’s needs.
Source : blog.angular.io