TypeScript: First Impressions

Posted by vainrveenr on Oct 3, 2012 11:58 AM EDT
Personal blog of Miguel de Icaza
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Today Microsoft announced TypeScript a typed superset of Javascript. This means that existing Javascript code can be gradually modified to add typing information to improve the development experience: both by providing better errors at compile time and by providing code-completion during development. As a language fan, I like the effort, just like I pretty much like most new language efforts aimed at improving developer productivity: from C#, to Rust, to Go, to Dart and to CoffeeScript.

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