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iojs - Bringing ES6 to the Node

iojs - Bringing ES6 to the Node


Mark Wolfe

March 11, 2015


  1. io.js Bringing ES6 to the Node Mark Wolfe

  2. A Rundown Fork of Node.JS Trademark is owned by Joyent

    Initially started life as nodeforward Moved to io.js due to said trademark.. npm pretty much business as usual, mind the version numbers though!
  3. Community Open governance model As opposed to corporate stewardship Contributor

    ownership Currently 104 contributors and growing
  4. Release Model Weekly releases Supported versions of V8 Predictable roadmap

    Healthy debate on key features/issues Such as promises.
  5. iojs and V8 Track the stable releases of V8 Enables

    both teams to work together on issues/ features Tracing, on LINUX Lots of good discussion between the projects
  6. ES6! let const Generators Promises Template Strings

  7. How to get it? nvm docker Download the Installer!

  8. Links https://iojs.org http://davidwalsh.name/es6-io http://blog.izs.me/post/104685388058/io-js https://github.com/creationix/nvm https://github.com/iojs/docker-iojs

  9. Links Continued io.js posts worth checking out https://medium.com/node-js-javascript/state-of-io- js-2b3094e6f923 https://medium.com/node-js-javascript/io-js-week-