Microsoft announces the first public developer Preview of SharePoint Framework. With this new sharepoint framework, developer will easily build client-side web parts using SharePoint workbench and modern script development tools. This new SharePoint framework works along with scripting framework such as AngularJS and etc. It's also designed to have development hooks into the Microsoft Graph, which is the underlying fabric behind Office 365 services.
According to Mike Ammerlaan “The developer preview currently has the following support capabilities”
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- Yeoman tools support for standard starter templates
- SharePoint Workbench support
- Gulp run-time build support
- New APIs for REST endpoints when building a Web Part