Feature watch: ECMAScript 2018
Last updated: 2017-08-13
This blog post tracks what features may be included in ES2018. I will continually update it.
Proposed ECMAScript 2018 features
Recall that every ECMAScript feature proposal goes through stages:
- Stage 4 means that a feature will be in the next release (or the one after that).
- Stage 3 means that a feature still has a chance of being included in the next release.
Stage 4 and part of ECMAScript spec draft
The following feature is currently at stage 4:
Candidate features (stage 3)
The following features are currently at stage 3:
What do the stages mean?
They refer to maturity stages of the so-called “TC39 process”. Check chapter “The TC39 process for ECMAScript features” in “Exploring ES2016 and ES2017” for more information.
How is [my favorite proposed feature] doing?
If you are wondering what stages various proposed features are in, consult the readme of the ECMA-262 GitHub repository.
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