The 2017 version of the ECMAScript specification, now a standard (ECMAScript 2017). Only use this tag where the question specifically relates to new features or technical changes provided in ECMAScript 2017.

ECMAScript 2017 (also known as ECMAScript 8) is the [2017 specification][1] for the language. ES2017 adds a few updates to the language and its implementation in major JavaScript engines is in progress but quite good in the recent releases of ones that release often.

The tag or its alias should be used when your question covers one of the ES2017/ES8 features.


  • Async functions
  • The await opterator

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