The built-in version of V8 has been upgraded from 3.29.54 to 18.104.22.168.
In addition to several already usable ES6 features (detailed in this blog, the following ES6 features are activated in ArangoDB 2.5 by default:
- iterators and generators
- template strings
- enhanced object literals
- enhanced numeric literals
- block scoping with
constantvariables using const
- additional String methods (such as
The above features are available in ArangoDB 2.5, and can now be used for scripting purposes in the ArangoShell and in server-side Foxx actions inside the database.
This blog post briefly explains the features provides some quick examples for using them.