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Babel is described as 'generic multi-purpose compiler for JavaScript. Using Babel you can use (and create) the next generation of JavaScript, as well as the next generation of JavaScript tooling' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Babel for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Node.JS. The best alternative is TypeScript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Babel are Dart, Kotlin, CoffeeScript and Haxe.

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Babel is a generic multi-purpose compiler for JavaScript. Using Babel you can use (and create) the next generation of...

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    TypeScript

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Node.JS
    12 alternatives to TypeScript 

    TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript in any browser, any host, any OS and it is Open Source.

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    Dart

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    • Linux
    • Online
    58 alternatives to Dart 

    Dart (originally called Dash) is a Web programming language developed by Google. It was unveiled at the GOTO conference in Aarhus, 2011 October 10-12. The goal of Dart is "ultimately to replace JavaScript as the lingua franca of web development on the open web platform.

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    Kotlin

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Online
    46 alternatives to Kotlin 

    Kotlin is a cross-platform, statically typed, general-purpose programming language with type inference. Kotlin is designed to interoperate fully with Java, and the JVM version of its standard library depends on the Java Class Library, but type inference allows its syntax to be...

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    CoffeeScript

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    • Online
    23 alternatives to CoffeeScript 

    CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath all those awkward braces and semicolons, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous object model at its heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

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    Haxe

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi
    57 alternatives to Haxe 

    Haxe is an open source toolkit based on a modern high level strictly typed programming language, a state-of-the-art light-speed cross-compiler, a complete cross-platform standard library, and ways to access to each platform's native capabilities.

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    Elm

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    32 alternatives to Elm 

    Elm aims to make web development more pleasant. Elm is a type-safe, functional reactive language that compiles to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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    LiveScript

    • FreeOpen Source
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    21 alternatives to LiveScript 

    LiveScript is a language which compiles down to JavaScript. It is a fork of Coco which is in turn derived from CoffeeScript. Like those two it has a relatively straightforward mapping to JavaScript. LiveScript is Coco but much more compatible with CoffeeScript, more functional...

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    1.  Support for scriptingLiveScript supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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      Hack

      40 alternatives to Hack 

      Hack is a programming language for HHVM that interoperates seamlessly with PHP. Hack reconciles the fast development cycle of PHP with the discipline provided by static typing, while adding many features commonly found in other modern programming languages.

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      1.  Support for scriptingHack supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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      Kaffeine JS

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      21 alternatives to Kaffeine JS 

      Kaffeine is a set of extensions to the Javascript syntax that attempt to make it nicer to use. It compiles directly into javascript that is very similar, readable and line for line equivalent to the input (you can beautify if you like).

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      Bublé

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
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      • Self-Hosted
      • Node.JS
      • GitLab
      16 alternatives to Bublé 

      Inspired by Babel, Bublé is an ES2015 compiler that takes your ES2015 JavaScript code and turns it into code that can run in today's environments.

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