Front End Happy Hour

Episode 011 - Transpilers - slow down and drink

July 28, 2016

Leveraging transpilers is extremely helpful in allowing us to extend the JavaScript language in ways JavaScript engines cannot. There are a lot of amazing transpilers available in the JavaScript community and we all love transpilers, but there are things developers should be aware of when we’re using transpilers. Items mentioned in the episode: Babel, CoffeeScript, TypeScript, Traceur, Sass, Less, Stylus, Chrome V8, Firefox SpiderMonkey, IE Chakra, TC39 Committee, React CLI, ClojureScript, Ohm, CodePen, Racket, Erlang Panelists: Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryan Augustus Yuan - @augburto Jem Young - @JemYoung Derrick Showers - @derrickshowers Ryan Anklam - @bittersweetryan Brian Holt - @holtbt Sarah Federman - @sarah_federman Picks: Ryan Burgess - Stranger Things Ryan Burgess - Jem Young - Transpilers: not so fast my friend - Empire JS Augustus Yuan - Github Go to Definition Chrome Extension Augustus Yuan - StackOverflow’s Documentation Beta Jem Young - Explosions in the Sky - The Wilderness Jem Young - Digital Ocean Derrick Showers - Babel Try It Out Derrick Showers - Google Inbox Ryan Anklam - Google Keep Ryan Anklam - Wafia - Heartburn Felix Cartel Remix Brian Holt - HyperTerm Brian Holt - Visual Studio Code Sarah Federman - Elle - Women in Tech 2016 Sarah Federman - Less: The World’s Most Misunderstood CSS Pre-processor* neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.