Animations, providing they are done right are an essential part of a good UX. Although CSS3 provides a rich animation library, Angular enriches this to provide a extensive array of effects. See how you can use both Angular and CSS to animate a hamburger menu containing a dynamic list of menu items.
Angular's DatePipe does a great job of formatting Date strings or objects into specified formats, however, if you want to pass in a time string like "09:00" you're out of luck. Here's a Pipe which extends the standard DatePipe in order to provide that functionality.