JavaScript

ES6 Basics: Arrow Function Expression

ES6 introduced a new way to express function in our codes, arrow function. It is a more compact way of expressing function with some bits of difference with regular function. Before ES6, we can do something like this to make a function: In ES6 we can do the same thing with the following syntax: It…

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Experimenting with Babel 7 in Webpack

I’ve been using Webpack for quite a while for my JavaScript tooling. For ES6 JavaScript codes to work in the browsers they need to be “translated” to ES5. This is because different browser versions have different supports for ES6. Therefore, if we want our ES6 codes to work on browser versions we target we need to compile then into ES5. Babel is a package for translating ES6 to ES5.

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