Monthly Archives: October 2015

Babel 6.0.0 Released

It’s not just a transpiler anymore. Babel 6 moves forward with a vision to power JavaScript developer tools.

 

Babel should be able to power minifiers, linters, formatters, syntax highlighters, code completion tools, type checkers, codemod tools, and every other tool to be using the same foundation to do their job better than ever before.

So today we’re releasing Babel 6.

This is the most significant update we’ve ever made and enables the project to truly become a platform for the community to build upon.

Read the blog post at babeljs.io

ES6 Overview in 350 Bullet Points

A comprehensive list of ES6 features that you can use right now

 

My ES6 in Depth series consists of 24 articles covering most syntax changes and features coming in ES6. This article aims to summarize all of those, including the following.

  • Assignment Destructuring
  • Spread Operator and Rest Parameters
  • Arrow Functions
  • Template Literals
  • Object Literals
  • Classes
  • Let and Const
  • Symbols
  • Iterators
  • Generators
  • Promises
  • Maps
  • WeakMaps
  • Sets
  • WeakSets
  • Proxies
  • Reflection
  • Number
  • Math
  • Array
  • Object
  • Strings and Unicode
  • Modules

 Read at Pony Foo

A cartoon guide to Flux

Code Cartoons personifies the various responsibilities that make up the Flux Pattern. And check out the follow-up Redux cartoon that includes an homage to The IT Crowd.

 

Flux is both one of the most popular and one of the least understood topics in current web development. This guide is an attempt to explain it in a way everyone can understand.

Read at Medium