So today Microsoft added yet ANOTHER transpiler. Great. News at 9. You see, in this new world, the fact that it's Microsoft, or Google, or Apple or anyone, means nothing.
LOL, only in fanboy dreams. FOSS projects without substantial backing are high risk options and always will be. Nobody wants to bet heavily on something that disappears overnight because the kid responsible for it got a real job/bored/went to college etc.