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New templates will use system install for frameworks like React and Vue
According to the latest StackOverflow survey, Microsoft provides the two most popular Integrated Development Environments (IDEs): Visual Studio Code and in second place (but a long way behind), Visual Studio.
On the surface, this is similar to templates that exist in Visual Studio 2019 (and which also exist in VS 2022) such as "ASP.NET Core with React.js" and "Basic Vue.js application" but there are important differences.
As if to underline the point about old versions, starting a Basic Vue.js project in Visual Studio 2019 raises a ton of warnings about deprecated and unsupported versions.
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He said: "ES6 is now supported by all browsers that matter. Chrome, Edge, Safari, and Firefox fully support ES6. The last major hold out was IE11, but Microsoft mercifully announced its end of life this year. This means we don't need a transpiling step to turn ES6 into something that'll run in the browser. It runs just fine, no changes needed."
He said the Rails team was therefore working on cutting it all out, though he added that React relies on transpiling for its JSX files.