A Grunt task for processing ES6 module import/export syntax into one of AMD, CommonJS, YUI or globals using the es6-module-transpiler. Also allows you to temporarily enable ES6 modules for other tasks.
This plugin requires Grunt
If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:
npm install grunt-es6-module-transpiler --save-dev
To use add the
transpile task to your Grunt configuration.
Using with RequireJS/CommonJS:
Using with Globals
Transpiling your files
Manually run the task with
grunt transpile or include it as part of your build task:
- Using Grunt & the ES6 Module Transpiler by Thomas Boyt
The module transpiler forces strict mode; there is no option to turn this off. If, like me, you typically use Mocha with Chai, this can cause a problem because Chai attempts to access
arguments.callee, which violates strict mode. I switched to using expect.js and it works great.
In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using Grunt.
10/07/2013 v0.5.0 - Support for v0.3.0 of es6-module-transpiler; removes transpile:enable task as the feature no longer exists 07/09/2013 v0.4.1 - Improved windows support when using amd 07/09/2013 v0.4.0 - Update to v0.2.0 of es6-module-transpiler for new syntax support 05/28/2013 v0.3.0 - Add callback for dynamically specifying AMD modulename 05/02/2013 v0.2.0 - Fixes for globals, CoffeeScript, transpile:enable task for node scripts 04/17/2013 v0.1.0 - Initial release, supports basic transpile task