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171 JSJ Babel with Sebastian McKenzie

Released Wednesday, 5th August 2015
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02:28 - Sebastian McKenzie Introduction
02:53 - Babel (Pronunciation Clarification)
05:56 - History
09:14 - The State of Babel
09:59 - Babel and the TC39 Process
11:54 - Features That Can’t Be Transpiled
  • Weak Maps and Proxies    
13:45 - Readability and Performance Output
18:12 - Plugin Architecture
19:58 - ES6/2015 Feature Implementation
  • Blockscoping
  • Labels
  • Exceptions
  • Destructuring
25:49 - The Birth of Babel
26:45 - Babel vs Traceur
28:08 - Future Babel Features
  • Code Optimization
  • Minification
  • Linting
30:15 - The Status of ES2015 and ES2016
31:01 - Browser Support
35:03 - Marketing
35:59 - TypeScript
37:24 - Babel Development and Labor
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