Eclipse loves JavaScript: using and contributing to JSDT 2.0

The increasing importance of JavaScript also in back-end development, triggered new investments to revamp the JavaScript Development Tools for Eclipse.

JSDT 2.0 is available since the Neon release, and ships lots of functionalities, to enable full-stack development, trying to make javascript ninjas happy.

In this talk, you will start getting updates about the new features shipped in Neon.1, such as npm scripting, the new ClosureCompiler, and so on.

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N4JS - Sound Static Type System For ECMAScript 2015 And More

One of the biggest challenges presented by large-scale projects is their maintainability over time. Early code validation by means of a static type system ensures that the time and effort required to recognise and diagnose errors is significantly reduced. N4JS is an open-source super-set of ECMAScript and an IDE for N4JS and ECMAScript. It is based on Eclipse technologies, such as EMF and Xtext, an Eclipse project proposal has been submitted. In the talk we will present N4JS and compare it with TypeScript.

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