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How Are Compilers & Transpilers Different?

Last tended May 01, 2019
Illustrated Notes
Web Development

After learning about Babel, I stumbled into the "is Babel a compiler or a transpiler?" debate. To help clarify things, I did a little research and illustrated it.

Compilers and Transpilers
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