Getting Started with NPM Scripts - Babel

Getting Started with NPM Scripts – Babel

Previously we used Gulp a few time to automate some build steps. Lets take a look at how we can accomplish some of the same things with functionality build in the node ecosystem by using npm-scripts. Getting Started To begin we will need to have Node.js installed and npm conveniently if you install Node.js from […]

Setting Up Babel CLI

Writing JavaScript with syntax defined in the ECMAScript 6 (ES6), ECMAScript 2016(ES2016) and eventually ECMAScript 2017 (and so on and so forth) to be used in currently browsers can require a little more work that just including a <script /> tag. While it may be possible to use features that are already implemented in some […]

Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 and ECMAScript 6

Did you realize it’s possible to write and use ECMAScript 6 (ES6) today? Projects like Traceur and Babel make it possible to write JavaScript as described by the ES6 standard and use a transpiler to compile it to the JavaScript you may know and love (or hate) of today. Transpilers typically take the source of […]