Get Started with TypeScript

TypeScript is an object-oriented, open source language that can be used on nearly any platform (Linux, macOS, and Windows), says Jack Wallen.

“TypeScript is best used to build and manage large-scale JavaScript projects,” Wallen explains. “It is neither a front-end nor back-end language, but a means to extend the feature set of JavaScript.” 

Additionally, TypeScript:

  • Runs on any browser or JavaScript engine
  • Uses the same syntax as JavaScript, and all TypeScript code is converted into JavaScript
  • Works with existing JavaScript frameworks

In this tutorial, Wallen shows how to install TypeScript and create a basic application.

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