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Control Add-ins Supercharged: Babel

After a short absence, I am back. The next lesson in the Control Add-ins Supercharged series I am introducing Babel.

“Babel is a JavaScript compiler”, says So, what’s the big deal, you may ask? The big deal is that Babel will take your super-fancy high-end future-generation JavaScript code that barely any browser supports, and turn it into something that even Internet Explorer can run. In theory, at least. In practice, it’s a bit more complicated.

To learn about theory and practice of Babel in control add-in development workflows, check this branch:

And that’s it. The file contains all the theory and practice you need. So, navigate to my github and check it out.


Vjeko has been writing code for living since 1995, and he has shared his knowledge and experience in presentations, articles, blogs, and elsewhere since 2002. Hopelessly curious, passionate about technology, avid language learner no matter human or computer.

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