ESNext: Proposals to look forward to (Full Stack Antwerp)

Yesterday I was invited as a speaker at the Full Stack Antwerp December 2018 Meetup at icapps.

At the meetup I gave an adaptation of my talk “What’s Next for JavaScript”. The talk itself – which got renamed to “ESNext: Proposals to look forward to” – goes more into depth onto the proposals themselves, and skips the coverage of ES2015 through ES2018 (which could be a talk all by itself).

With the yearly ECMAScript releases (ES2015..ES2018) of a lot of things have changed in JavaScript-land. And even more changes are ahead!

This talk takes a look at a few of the upcoming ECMAScript features, which will (hopefully) become part of the ECMAScript Language Specification in the near future.

The slides are up on slidr.io, and also embedded below:

Talk Outline:

  • TC39: Info on TC39, what they do, and how they work.
  • ESNext Proposal: Field Declarations
  • ESNext Proposal: Optional Chaining
  • ESNext Proposal: Null Coalescing
  • ESNext Proposal: Pipeline Operator
  • ESNext Proposal: Dynamic Imports
  • ESNext Proposal: Pattern Matching
  • ES2015 Refresher: Promises
  • ESNext Proposal: Cancellation API
  • ESNext Proposal: Function Bind Syntax
  • ESNext Proposal: Slice Notation
  • ESNext Proposal: Object.fromEntries()
  • Fin.

Thanks to the organisers for having me, and thanks to the attendees for coming to see me. I hope you all had fun attending this talk. I know I had making it (and whilst bringing it forward) 🙂

📅 If you missed out on the talk and want to see it, you can always attend Full Stack Ghent March 2019 Meetup. At said meetup I’ll bring forward the same talk.

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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