Preparing for ECMAScript6

The Standard ECMAScript5 (referred to as ES5) was originally published late 2009 and has since moulded JavaScript to become one of the worlds most important languages.

ECMAScript6 is the upcoming version of the ECMAScript standard and expects ratification some time around June 2015. ES6 is a significant update to JavaScript, and the first update to the language since 2009. Implementation of these features in JavaScript engines is well underway as we speak. Let’s dive in and see what ES6 is all about.

The Better Parts

Doug Crockford lists out the following as some of the better parts to the ES6 specification with a few I find of great use – specifically template literals (think handlebars). Read the Full Article on Web Design Weekly

Dennis Gaebel

Design Technologist passionate for Open Source, SVG, Typography, Web Animation, Interaction Development & Pattern Based Design.

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