171 JSJ Babel with Sebastian McKenzie

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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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