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    Babel is a compiler for writing next generation JavaScript.
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    babel

    The compiler for writing next generation JavaScript.

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    Babel is community-driven and thus mostly maintained by a group of volunteers. It has a lot of companies and projects using it but almost no sponsors/people funded to work on it. If you'd like to help maintain the future of the project, please consider:

    Intro

    Babel is a tool that helps you write code in the latest version of JavaScript. When your supported environments don't support certain features natively, Babel will help you compile those features down to a supported version.

    In

    // ES2015 arrow function
    [1, 2, 3].map((n) => n + 1);
    

    Out

    [1, 2, 3].map(function(n) {
      return n + 1;
    });
    

    Try it out at our REPL.

    FAQ

    Who maintains Babel?

    Mostly a handful of volunteers! Please check out our team page!

    Looking for support?

    For questions and support please visit join our Slack Community, ask a question on Stack Overflow, or ping us on Twitter.

    Is there a Babel song?

    I'm so glad you asked: Hallelujah —— In Praise of Babel by @angus-c. Tweet us your recordings!

    Where are the docs?

    Check out our website: babeljs.io, and report issues/features at babel/website.

    Want to report a bug or request a feature?

    Please read through our CONTRIBUTING.md and fill out the issue template at babel/issues!

    Want to contribute to Babel?

    Check out our CONTRIBUTING.md to get started with setting up the repo.

    • If you have already joined Slack, join our #development channel and say hi!
    • Check out the issues with the good first issue and help wanted label. We suggest also looking at the closed ones to get a sense of the kinds of issues you can tackle.
    • Our discussions/notes/roadmap: babel/notes
    • Our progress on TC39 proposals: babel/proposals

    How is the repo structured?

    The Babel repo is managed as a monorepo that is composed of many npm packages.

    Backers

    Support us with a monthly donation and help us continue our activities. [Become a backer]

    Sponsors

    Become a sponsor and get your logo on our README on Github with a link to your site. [Become a sponsor]

    License

    MIT

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