A taste of ES6: the language and the tools

6/24/2016 at KCDC in Kansas City, MO

Curious about EcmaScript 6 / 2015? Want to use it today? JavaScript has come of age, and this latest version adds lots of syntactical sugar to make our code clearer. You can use these tools in ES5 browsers today by leveraging a code bundler and transpiler. We’ll look at the new syntax such as =>, let, import, and class, transpilers like Babel, and Code Bundlers like Webpack. You can use these open-source technologies in production today to quickly build very powerful web apps.