The latest version of TypeScript includes of new features in the language, compiler and associated tools. And it comes in the box as part of Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 2015.
The ES6 compatibility table is very useful, as it tells us the ES6 features that are supported in the current browser. It also gives us a handy link to the specifications for each of the features listed. You will find that the current versions of browsers are implementing these features as fast as they can. The table shows that some subset of the feature exists, so as we say, “your mileage may vary”. That said, it is coming.
I don’t have any particular insider information, but wanted to share what I am learning as I explore ECMAScript 6 and what it means to the way that code is written today. In my search I found two great articles that I am pulling information from:
My value add is to provide context for the previous posts and show how your code in the future could look like to implement many of the same features. And this topic is fluid so again, “your mileage may vary”. My intent is to give you can idea of what is coming and how soon to help you decide how deeply you want to invest in the current technologies. That said, one of the goals in ECMAScript 6 is to not break anything you are doing now.