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You're looking at the wrong bits. ES6 has delivered vast FP improvements and awesome async support.

The only async support in ES6 were standardised promise objects and arrow functions (which cleanup the callback-heavy promise-based code). As well as extensive promisification of browser API but that's not directly ES6.

Uh, did you notice the "async"/"await" keywords?

EDIT: My mistake. I learned something today.

That's not ES6. It's ES2017, aka ES8.

It's a bit presumptuous to tell me what bits to look at and then tell me about FP improvements when I just recommended Elm :D

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