3 features of ES7 to use right now

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Derick Bailey wrote a blog post about some interesting features in JavaScript ES7 which you can use right now. It seems everything is changing in JavaScript – even the naming of releases has changed, with years marking the language version.

He argues that it’s not always obvious, but there is a short list of features from ES2016+ (ES7 and beyond) that I believe every JavaScript developer should be using very soon, if not immediately.

Article then focuses on:

  • Object rest / spread properties
  • Observables
  • Async functions

Even if the feature definition is not 100% complete, there is enough value and enough support to make it both easy and safe to use. Code examples are provided together with instructions how to know when it’s safe to use new JavaScript features.

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