Babel 7 out with improved TypeScript support

Babel 7 out with improved TypeScript support

Babel was once the lifesaver for many JavaScript projects. It took “future” JavaScript and compiled it to “current” JavaScript. But now the future has arrived, almost, and the question is do we need a compile step to slow things down? Things at Babel haven’t been running smoothly for a while, but now version 7 is ready: “After almost 2 years, 4k commits, over 50 pre-releases, and a lot of help we are excited to announce the release of Babel 7. It’s been almost 3 years since the release of Babel 6! There’s a lot of moving parts so please bear with us in the first weeks of release.” Babel used to…

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