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Template literals have no support in IE. So if/when should they be used?
I've noticed that template literals, while awesome, have NO support in IE. That's still a large market share to ignore. For this reason, when, if ever, would one want to use template literals at this time as a web dev?
Steven Parker228,991 Points
You might want to delay adopting any new technology until it is well supported.
If you're preparing content for the world market, you'll have to be among the last to adopt the newer technologies. Just keep an eye on resources like Can I Use? for when things change.
On the other hand, developers who's consumer base are in a corporate intranet, and where all the browsers can handle the current technology, are probably using these technologies already.
Rich DonnellanTreehouse Moderator 27,671 Points
It's worth noting that using a tool such as Babel can compile your "future" code to supported ES5 syntax. You can see an example here: https://babeljs.io/docs/plugins/transform-es2015-template-literals/