Because there’s now less time to add new features, ECMAScript 2016 features a smaller number of features when compared to the mammoth, ground-breaking, and awaited ECMAScript 2015 (ES6) release.
Support for async functions, which Microsoft has alreadyto Edge, has been deferred to next year’s release.
Coupled with the possibility of searching data inside an array, these are basically all the new ECMAScript 2016 features.
From now on, expect smaller changelogs from the ECMAScript team, since this was the plan last year. Fewer breaking changes mean more time to migrate code, instead of having to rewrite entire applications, as developers did when ES6 came out last year.
Microsoft has open-sourced the code editor used for the VS Code service, the Web version of Visual Studio. The project, called the, is available on GitHub.