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Discussion on: Why You Should Use Typescript Over Javascript?

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Anurag Vohra

jsdoc is way cumbersome to use, as compared to typescript (especially Typescript infering many things on its own, where as jsdoc is bit verbose).
Further more, Typescript provide compilation, and future javascript now.

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I get your point. You've got to learn it, but so would you have to get used to Typescript syntax. I didn't really find it cumbersome. And about verbosity - that's what JSDoc is there for I guess. But instead of having all the types inside your code, you can keep them separate and even enrich them with intel that eventually ends up in your technical documentation. I'm sure there are ways around this as well, but then again why use TS next to JSDoc for automated doc creation?