@babel/core: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v7.24.7(15 days ago)

This package is actively maintained.Types definitions are provided via a separate npm package: @types/babel__coreNumber of direct dependencies: 15Monthly npm downloads

@babel/core is a core part of the Babel JavaScript compiler toolchain. It is responsible for parsing, transforming, and generating JavaScript code. @babel/core allows developers to use the latest ECMAScript features and syntax, even if they are not yet supported by all browsers, by transpiling the code into a backward-compatible version.

Compared to other transpilers, @babel/core is highly configurable and extensible, allowing developers to customize the transformation process according to their specific needs. It is actively maintained and widely used in the JavaScript ecosystem, making it a reliable choice for ensuring cross-browser compatibility and leveraging modern JavaScript features.

Alternatives:
esbuild+
swc+
typescript+
rollup+
parcel+
webpack+
tsc+
browserify+
uglify-js+
terser+

Tags: javascriptcompilertranspilerecmascriptsyntax