TypeScript: A strict typed language for JavaScript world

TypeScript is a free and open-source typed superset of javascript(in other words ECMAScript 2015) that compiles to plain javascript. So every javascript program is a valid typescript code. The typescript can be used in both client side and server side javascript applications. Actually it is meant for developing large scale applications where you can get the huge benefit of typescript.The typescript compiler itself is written in Typescript code. The static language analysis will bring tooling and IDE support.

There are two ways to install typescript tools

  1. Using npm (a node package manager)

2. Using Typescript’s visual studio plugins

If you are using either Visual Studio 2017 or Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 then it include TypeScript by default. And if you are using older versions then you need to download it separately.

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