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babel-plugin-transform-exponentiation-operator

babel-plugin-transform-exponentiation-operator

Compile exponentiation operator to ES5

Example

// x ** y 
 
let squared = 2 ** 2;
// same as: 2 * 2 
 
let cubed = 2 ** 3;
// same as: 2 * 2 * 2 
 
 
// x **= y 
 
let a = 2;
**= 2;
// same as: a = a * a; 
 
let b = 3;
**= 3;
// same as: b = b * b * b; 

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Installation

npm install --save-dev babel-plugin-transform-exponentiation-operator

Usage

Via .babelrc (Recommended)

.babelrc

{
  "plugins": ["transform-exponentiation-operator"]
}

Via CLI

babel --plugins transform-exponentiation-operator script.js

Via Node API

require("babel-core").transform("code", {
  plugins: ["transform-exponentiation-operator"]
});

References