Are you getting bored writing the ES5 code in nodeJS, then this is time to move to ES6. However node 6 has built in support for ES6, this post is meant for people using older versions of node.
- Install babel-cli in your project
npm install --save babel-cli
- Install ES2015 presets for babel
npm install --save babel-preset-es2015
- If you want to compile your entire server code to distribution then you can use
babel server/index.js -d output.jsand then run
- Else if you just want to run your code then use
This will automatically compile and run the es6 code for you.
Enjoy programming in ES6.