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Sahil Thakur
Sahil Thakur

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Started with TS

So, after an year of delaying - finally started learning typescript. Any advice?

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Get familiar with basics and then just practice a lot. Pick some project ideas and start!
Why did you decide to learn TS?

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Sahil Thakur

Have been recommended TS by a lot of my friends so thought of using it. Anyways, it's just a superset of JS, will only improve code than do anything else.

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John Peters

Install Angular, use cli to create a new Angular/typescript project, and you're off!

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Adam Crockett

Do nothing different other than add types to start with. Do not convince yourself that this is anything other than JavaScript.


11 Tips That Make You a Better Typescript Programmer

1 Think in {Set}

Type is an everyday concept to programmers, but it’s surprisingly difficult to define it succinctly. I find it helpful to use Set as a conceptual model instead.

#2 Understand declared type and narrowed type

One extremely powerful typescript feature is automatic type narrowing based on control flow. This means a variable has two types associated with it at any specific point of code location: a declaration type and a narrowed type.

#3 Use discriminated union instead of optional fields


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