Clearly ES6 is a huge improvement over ES5, and tools like 6to5 allow us to use these cool features now. I was reading Replace CoffeeScript with ES6 by Blake Williams and thought it was a great summary of how ES6 solves many of the same problems that CoffeeScript solves; however I’d like to comment on a few of Blake’s points and talk about why I’ll be sticking with CoffeeScript.
Classes in ES6 (like many of the syntax changes in ES6) are very similar to the CoffeeScript equivalent. To support browsers that are not fully ES5 compliant (e.g. IE8-), however, we still can’t really use getters/setters, so ignoring these the comparison is: