Before we dive in and meet Godzilla, you should totally code along with me. To do
that, use the download button on this page to get the course code. When you unzip
it, there will be a
start/ directory which will have the same code that I have
here. Check out the
README.md file for witty banter and setup instructions.
The last step will be to open a terminal, go into the directory and run:
php bin/console server:run
to start the built-in PHP web server. Find your browser and open
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Our app for keeping track of everything we lift during the day to stay in top shape.
This is a Symfony application, but that's not really important: almost everything
Back to the story: in 2015 - after over 5 years of work - ECMAScript released a new version. What's it called? Um, yea, it has a bunch of names: ES6, ECMAScript 6, ECMAScript 2015, Harmony, or, to its closest friends, Larry. Ok, maybe nobody calls it Larry.
The official name is ECMAScript 2015, though you'll even hear me call it ES6 because it's the sixth version of ECMAScript.
There is already another new version of ECMAScript: ECMAScript 2016. But it only contains a few, minor features.