[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400"] With Babel.js, we can all use ES6 before browsers support it[/caption]
Some features of the ES6 spec have already been implemented in browsers, whilst others are only beginning to be implemented. However if your desired features are not implemented yet, or you need to support older browsers, it is still possible to get the benefits of ES6 now by using Babel.js.
Over the last few months we have been using Babel to gain access ES6 features, while still maintaining support for browsers like Internet Explorer 9. In this blog post I will explain what Babel is, and how you can use Babel for yourself.
Shine Senior Consultant Ben Teese will be speaking at the upcoming Web Directions Code conference in Melbourne on June 27th and 28th. Ben will be talking about ES6 Promises.
Web Directions Code is the premier front-end engineering conference in Australia. It features speakers from around Australia and the...
The ES6 spaceship has landed and promises are amongst the first new features to come down the ramp. I'm very excited about this.
This is because I love promises. They've been lurking around for years in different incarnations, but now that we've settled on a standard, I think now's the time to learn them if you haven't already.
So in this post I'm going to talk about what promises are, why they're awesome, and how you can start using them right now.