The learning curve never stops at a precise moment. So you’re always juggling numerous questions in your head.
“Should I learn Vue.js, React... both?”
“What about functional programming? Looks interesting!”
"Should I learn TypeScript?"
Today I feel like tackling this last question.
We recently played with TypeScript at Snipcart: we're using it to re-write our cart's next version. So, perfect timing to dive into TS on the blog!
This post will cover:
- What is TypeScript?
- Why should you learn it?
- When should you use it?
- How can you start learning TypeScript?
Let’s get started!
What is TypeScript?
JS started as the language of the browsers, at a time where they were not that powerful. Being a dynamic language—with no “type” system—its aim wasn’t to build large-scale apps.
TypeScript was Anders Hejlsberg and Microsoft's answer.
→ Read the full post here