#214: Babel 7

CodePen recently upgraded to Babel 7 for both our development team and our members. Cassidy and Marie talk about what that means for you in your CodePen editor.

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  • 00:38 Upgrading to Babel 7
  • 01:46 What is Babel?
  • 03:25 How it was added to the CodePen editor
  • 05:00 Brining back infinite loop detection
  • 06:32 What can we do now with Babel 7?
  • 09:33 Moving to a less verbose future
  • 14:01 Is it your bug or ours?
  • 15:56 Sponsor: Netlify
  • 16:47 How did we bring Babel to CodePen?

Sponsor: Netlify 15:56

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