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Make the web (development) faster.

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Documentation

Check out the documentation in the website.

Features

Parsers

  • es2019
  • jsx
  • typescript

Transforms

New generation javascript to old-days javascript.

  • es3

    • member-expression-literals
    • property-literals
    • reserved-words
  • es5

    • property-mutators
  • es2015

    • arrow-functions
    • block-scoped-functions
    • block-scoping
    • classes
    • computed-properties
    • destructuring
    • duplicate-keys
    • for-of
    • function-name
    • instanceof
    • literals
    • new-target
    • object-super
    • parameters
    • shorthand-properties
    • spread
    • sticky regex (y flag)
    • template-literals
      • invalid escape sequences inside tagged template literals. (aka es2018)
    • typeof-symbol
    • unicode-regex
  • es2016

    • exponentiation-operator
  • es2017

    • async-to-generator
  • es2018

    • async-generator-functions
    • dotall-regex
    • object-rest-spread
      • Using symbol as a key
    • optional-catch-binding
    • unicode-property-regex
  • react

    • jsx

Performance

The lower bound of the speedup compared to babel is 16. The benchmarks were run on Macbook pro, dual core, 2.3GHz Intel Core i5, 16 GB ram

performance
swc (es3) 610 ops/sec ±1.76% (82 runs sampled)
swc (es2015) 682 ops/sec ±0.63% (88 runs sampled)
swc (es2016) 1,659 ops/sec ±4.32% (79 runs sampled)
swc (es2017) 1,384 ops/sec ±7.24% (82 runs sampled)
swc (es2018) 1,765 ops/sec ±11.78% (82 runs sampled)
swc-optimize (es3) 535 ops/sec ±1.01% (83 runs sampled)
babel 42.12 ops/sec ±6.27% (55 runs sampled)

Contributing

See CONTRIBUTING.md. You may also find the architecture documentation useful (ARCHITECTURE.md).

License

swc is primarily distributed under the terms of both the MIT license and the Apache License (Version 2.0).

See LICENSE-APACHE and LICENSE-MIT for details.